Monday, September 26, 2011

Electronic Casebooks

Electronic textbooks have not completely taken over yet in legal education, but more casebooks and textbooks for law courses are now available as e-books.  West, Lexis, Aspen, and other publishers are offering digital casebooks to you and your students.  Click here to view the entire infographic, represented below, with sections on It’s Already Happening; The iPad of Today: Hinting at the Textbook of Tomorrow; and What Will the Textbook of the Future Look Like?



Pat Court

Associate Law Librarian

Thursday, September 22, 2011

New Books List, September 1-15


InfoBrief is a current awareness service for the Cornell Law School faculty from the Law Library, sent to you weekly or as news may warrant.  This is the first message of the academic year, letting you know that the New Books List for September 1-15 is now available on the library’s web page.  Click here to view the entire list.  The list is posted twice a month and includes all the new books at the Law Library, as well as the law-related books added at the other libraries on campus.  We will send you a quick InfoBrief message as soon as each list is posted.


A couple titles of interest:


The political uncommons : the cross-cultural logic of the global commons / Kathryn Milun. -- Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2011. -- 231 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

K3585 .M55x 2011 -- Law Library (Myron Taylor Hall).  View selected chapters.                     


The European Court of Human Rights between law and politics / edited by Jonas Christoffersen and Mikael Rask Madsen. -- Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011. -- xiv, 236 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

KJC5138 .E918x 2011 -- Law Library (Myron Taylor Hall).  View selected chapters.


For details about using the New Books List, see InfoBrief of August 28, 2010.  Please contact your liaison librarian to request any of the new books be sent to you.  We love getting books into your hands!



Pat Court

Associate Law Librarian