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Continuity of Services: Faculty Resources

This guide covers: HUSL Library services, student and faculty resources, and coping with stress during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For HUSL Faculty

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RESEARCH CONSULTATIONS

To schedule a consultation with a law librarian to discuss a research project or for assistance accessing library resources please email reference@law.howard.edu and include your availability.  We will do our best to accommodate your schedule or find a mutually workable time to meet. 

All appointments will be scheduled using Zoom.

TWEN

Have questions about submitting or accessing past exams or setting up your course page?  Send an email to rakers@law.howard.edu.  

Review the TWEN Presentation to HUSL Faculty (March 11, 2020), slides available here and notes available here.

Bluebook

BLUEBOOK ONLINE

The Law Library has secured a 60-day subscription to the online Bluebook. 

For access to this resource send an email to reference@law.howard.edu requesting a registration key. To expedite processing and verification, be sure to email us from your HUSL email address.  The 60-day period starts on the date the key is registered.

Articles through ILL

Articles not available through HUSL Library's database subscriptions or main campus database subscriptions can be requested via Inter-Library Loan (ILL) by emailing reference@law.howard.edu.

Kanopy Films

Kanopy, provided by main campus is an on-demand service.  When faculty identify a film that is not immediately available, look for the link to complete the Kanopy request form.  To request access fill out the Kanopy request form and include your course number.  Filling out the form will alert main campus library and your request will be reviewed for access to a limited one-year license.  

Temporary Access (COVID-19)

In response to university and library closures around the world, some vendors have made their online resources accessible at no cost.  The resources listed below include information about how to access this content while it's available.  Please note that these resources have only been made available on a temporary basis and are subject to change without notice. 

If you have any questions about access generally, please email reference@law.howard.edu.

Digital Libraries (TEMPORARY)

NCLC PUBLICATIONS

All materials on the NCLC Digital Library are temporarily accessible using a dedicated username/password for the HUSL community.  Coverage includes Consumer Arbitration Agreements, Bankruptcy Law and Practice, Class Actions, Fair Debt Collection, Mortgage Lending, and Student Loan Law.  Reach out to reference@law.howard.edu for the login.  To expedite processing and verification, be sure to email us from your HUSL email address.  Tips and tricks to navigate the Digital Library can be found online.   

PROJECT MUSE

Project Muse is making scholarly content from participating publishers temporarily available at no cost through their platform.

Calls for Papers

The University of Georgia School of Law Library is maintaining a website compiling calls for papers for conferences/symposiums, available here.

Calls for Papers, Conferences, and Workshops (Legal Scholarship Blog)

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Consider subscribing directly to the Legal Scholarship Blog and promoting any workshops, conferences, and/or calls for paper that you think should be shared widely.

Free & Discounted Ed Tech

  • This alphabetical list includes online resources and educational technologies that are being offered temporarily at low or no cost.  The list is being updated regularly as new offers become available.  Participating companies currently include Adobe, Babbel, Comcast, Mango, and Microsoft -- among others.
  • This list is organized by subject (e.g., remote learning, wellness, communications).  

 

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