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Event Reminder: DCLI RESEARCH EXPO 2013

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. - School of Law Student Lounge
FREE for School of Law Community

Featuring exhibits from major law publishers and legal information systems developers.

  • Hands-on demonstrations of the latest research products and methodologies
  • DCLI and ACLL demonstrate SOLCAT and other services
  • Ongoing demonstrations
  • Prizes from vendors and DCLI
  • Lunch and dinner provided

Participating Vendors include:

    • Bloomberg Law
    • Bloomberg BNA
    • CCH
    • eBrary
    • Gale
    • Lexis
    • Westlaw

    DCLI New Acquisitions List Now Available

    Looking for the most recent collection additions? The Center is pleased to offer a list of the newest titles at both DCLI and ACLL.

    The following link provides a selection of recently cataloged materials for the Center for Legal Information and the Allegheny County Law Library. It includes new arrivals, in alphabetical order by subject heading. Additional details include title, call number, location, and a link to the item's SOLCAT record. If you wish to borrow circulating materials, please ask at the Circulation Desk for assistance.

    New Acquisitions:

    The September 2013 New Acquisitions Lists are now available at the following link: http://www.duq.edu/Documents/law/library/_pdf/New%20Acquisitions%202013-09.pdf

    DCLI Facilities Policies

    Here are some of the often asked about policies of the Center:

    Use of the Center

    The Center is open to the Duquesne community and the public at large. However, borrowing privileges are only extended to those with current and validated Duquesne ID cards or those with valid Allegheny County Law Library cards. Although the Center is open to everyone to conduct legal research, the Center is not to be used for general study purposes by non-law students. All non-law students must sign-in upon entering the Center.

    Eating, Drinking, and Smoking

    Patrons are allowed to bring in drinks in spill-proof containers or bottles. Open cans or food of any type are not permitted. Water fountains are available on all floors of the Center. The entire Law School building is a non-smoking facility, including the Center.

    Group Study Rooms

    There are ten study rooms available for group study purposes. These rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Keys are signed out at the Circulation Desk only to current Duquesne law students with valid DU ID cards. Students may use these rooms, for group study only, in blocks of two hours (with one renewal). The rooms may also be reserved up to one day in advance, by filling out the study room sheet kept at the Circulation Desk or by calling 412.396.5017.

    Cell/Mobile Phones

    The use of cell/mobile phones and pagers is not permitted in the Center. All cell phones and pagers must be turned off or set on vibrating mode upon entering the Center. These devices may not be plugged into any of the Center's electrical outlets.

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