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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Throwback Thursday: Banned Books Week edition

By Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist

Our most infamous alumna is Madalyn Murray O'Hare, '52 - founder of the American Atheists and author of multiple books on atheism, all of which have been banned at one time or another. O'Hare return to STCL to speak to students in 1975 and again 1995. This photo is from her visit in 1975.

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Spotlight - Banned Books Week Sept. 21-27

by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog Librarian

Now Appearing in the Library!

This week, Sept. 21-27, is Banned Books Week.
These are two of the banned books featured in
"Books That Shaped America,"
an exhibit by the Library of Congress
For the complete list and a link to LC's Exhibit page, see
Banned Books That Shaped America
Banned Books Week is an annual event 
that brings together librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists,
teachers, and readers of all types in shared support
of the freedom to seek and to express ideas.
For details, see http://www.ala.org/bbooks/bannedbooksweek.
For resources on this topic or any other topic
through the Library's collections, search STELLAplus+ 

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Throwback Thursday

by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist

Did you know that there used to be skits performed at the Barrister's Ball? By the faculty and staff? Here's proof from 1985:

 
How many of these folks can you name?

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Collection Spotlight for Prospective and Current Students

Now Appearing in the Library!


Law School : Getting In, Getting Out, Getting On
by Michael Ariens
Carolina Academic Press, 2010
KF 283 .A75 2010   Main4

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Collection Spotlight - New Book!

Now Appearing in the Library!


Time and Workplace Management for Lawyers
by Dr. Amy L. Jarmon
American Bar Association, 2013
KF 315 .J37 2013 Main4

From the Introduction: "The purpose of this book is to provide strategies
that will help you gain control over your professional life
so that you can still have a fulfilling personal life outside the office...
This book is written for both new lawyers ... as well as lawyers
who have practices for several years..."

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Collection Spotlight - New Faculty Publication

Now Appearing in the Library!



The Texas Constitution in State and Nation : Comparative
State Constitutional Law in the Federal System
by Charles W. "Rocky" Rhodes
Vandeplas Publishing, 2014.
KFT 1602 .R46 2014 Main5

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Happy Labor Day! - Collection Spotlight

Now Appearing in the Library!



From lemons to lemonade in the new legal job market : winning job search strategies for entry-level attorneys
by R. L. Hermann
DecisionBooks, 2012
KF 297 .H437 2012
Main4 and Career Resources Center