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Spinelli's Law Library Reference Shelf

A collection of works, scholarly articles, and tools for librarians, faculty and students. Contains research guides, bibliographies, dictionaries, biographies, and more.

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Additional Resources

Finding Illinois Law (CALL)

This guide, written by the Chicago Association of Law Libraries, is designed to assist non-lawyers with conducting research on Illinois law. It can be downloaded in pdf format, either in its entirety or by chapter.

Georgetown Law Library Research Guides

The Georgetown Law Library writes research guides on a variety of topics, from bankruptcy to poverty to tax law. These guides are linked within HeinOnline, complete with a summary of each guide's scope.

Memorials of Law Librarians

Memorials of deceased law librarians as published in the Law Journal Library.

Online Legal Information Resources

This list, compiled by the AALL Advancing Access to Justice Special Committee (2021-2022), contains information for law librarians, legal information professionals, and members of the public to easily locate free online primary legal materials.

Roy Mersky Spirit of Law Librarianship Award Winners

A list of all winners of the Roy M Mersky Spirit of Law Librarianship Award, which gives special recognition to law librarians engaged in significant acts of charitable work or community or social service.

Tarlton Law Library Bibliography Series

Access titles published in Tarlton Law Library's Bibliography Series.

Tarlton Law Library Legal History Series

Originally closely associated with the annual Rare Books Lecture, the Tarlton Law Library Legal History Series commenced in the year 2000. In the preface to the inaugural volume -- Guillermo Margadant, Illustrations of the Sachsenspiegel: A Medieval German Law Book -- former director Roy Mersky expressed the hope that the series would inspire "exploration of the rich sources of our legal heritage," and that the series itself demonstrate the "importance of libraries and archives to legal history."

Tarlton Law Library Oral History Series

The Tarlton Law Library began conducting and publishing oral history interviews in 1986. From its inception, the series focused on individuals whose careers shaped the law school and the legal history of Texas. The series continues to feature interviews with alumni and faculty of the University of Texas School of Law with the goal of providing valuable first-hand accounts and preserving events and occasions in the history of the Law School.