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This guide connects you to writing and publishing advice, submission guidelines for various journals, and tools to help you decide where to submit. It also provides information on copyright, author's rights, and resources for emipirical research.
Reference Librarians are available to assist you with your research questions. Consult the schedule and staffing links below for details.
Lists current hours when the library is open and when reference assistance is available.
Library Staff List
Includes contact information for the librarians.
Books on Academic Writing
The following are some widely recommended books for law students writing papers.
Academic Legal Writing: Law Review Articles, Student Notes, Seminar Papers, and Getting on Law Review by
Call Number: Law Library Reserve KF250 .V64 (older editions in stacks)
Volokh's broad coverage includes topic selection, organization, budgeting time, research, writing, citing, ethics, and more.
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