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  • Awards and Achievements | Pace Law School
    Foreign Comparative and International Law Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries Lucie had previously worked on the FCIL Schaffer Grant Selection and Fundraising Committees Congratulations to Associate Law Library Director Jack McNeill whose PEN e blog was named as one of the top 50 environmental law blogs by LexisNexis PEN e shares news commentary legal research sources new books and articles and legislation on Environmental Law Energy Land Use Law and related legal topics On May 8 2011 the Pace Law School held its Thirty Third Graduation Commencement The Pace Law Library was honored with the Outstanding Departmental Award This is the second time the Law Library has been presented with this award Marie Newman Professor of Law and Library Director accepted the award on behalf of the library staff We thank the class of 2011 for this honor On March 18 2011 the Pace 2010 Service Award was presented to Sunny Hlewicki Office Manager for 25 years of excellent service Maria Cuccurullo Technical Services Assistant Jack McNeill Associate Library Director Cynthia Pittson Head of Reference Services Adjunct Professor of Law Michael Weston Late Night Circulation Coordinator and W en Xin Yao Technical Services Assistant were presented the Pace 2010 Service Award for 10 years of excellent service Richard Castillo Day Weekend Circulation Coordinator received the Pace 2010 Service Award for his 5 years of excellent service On January 5 2011 Sharon Harcharan Evening Circulation Coordinator gave birth to Brooke Priya Sharma The baby weighed 7 lb 7 oz and was 19 long The baby was born in an ambulance on the shoulder of the Sprain Brook Parkway which was temporarily closed for the birth The baby s first name commemorates the unusual circumstances of her birth which were the subject of a story that day on the Channel 12 News Her mother couldn t make it to the hospital in time to give birth there and her sister Pamela Harcharan also working in the library as Collection Maintenance Coordinator called 911 when Sharon went into active labor en route Mother baby and aunt are doing well Click here to view the news report The Pace Law Library efforts to incorporate Web 2 0 technologies to create a more robust online presence have been highlighted in a recent LLAGNY newsletter article See David Dames Imtiaz Jafar Using the Academic Law Library Webpages as a Marketing Tool LLAGNY LAW LINES Law Libr Ass n of Greater N Y Fall 2010 at 33 Read the article here The PEN e blog created and written by the Associate Director of Pace Law Library Jack McNeil has been nominated to be included in the 2011 LexisNexis TOP 50 Blogs for Environmental Law and Climate Change Visit this website and vote for Jack s blog Reference Electronic Services Librarian Lucie Olejnikova received the 2010 Spirit of the FCIL SIS Award at the 2010 American Association of Law Libraries AALL Annual Meeting in Denver CO in July 2010 Reference Electronic Services Librarian

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  • Library Collection | Pace Law School
    Foreign Law Collection The Law Library s international and foreign legal materials are shelved on stack level 2 according to the Library of Congress classification schedules JZ International Organizations KZ International Law K Comparative Law and KA KE KG KX Foreign law by country The collection includes treaties publications of international organizations selected foreign statutes and court reports treatises and several databases dealing with international law Areas of particular strength include treaties international environmental law and international sales law International Legal Materials is shelved on stack level 2 Law reviews dealing with international subjects are shelved in the main periodical collection located on stack level 1 We offer a number of research guides devoted to international law as well Library of Congress Classification System Most Library materials are classified according to the Library of Congress classification system which uses a primary breakdown for law materials by country and state and a secondary breakdown within jurisdictions by subject Many monographs and treatises are located on stack levels 4 and 5 Call numbers can be found through the online catalog Microform Collection Microfiche and microfilm holdings comprise well over 40 of the Law Library s collection Microforms are stored in large filing cabinets on stack level 1 and a microform scanner is on that level as well Guides and finding tools for microforms are located in the area Major microform holdings include Code of Federal Regulations 1939 to present Congressional Bills 1979 to present Congressional Information Service CIS Congressional Serial Set 1789 1981 Congressional reports and documents Superintendent of Documents 1979 to present Congressional hearings and prints Superintendent of Documents 1979 to present Federal Register 1936 to present League of Nations Treaty Series 1920 to 1946 Los Angeles Daily Journal January 1980 to present New York Court of Appeals Records and Briefs 1 NY 2d to present New York Law Journal 1957 to present New York Legislative Bill Jackets 1975 to 1997 New York Legislative Documents 1919 to 1975 New York State Session Laws 1777 to present New York Times 1862 1900 1982 State Attorneys General Opinions earliest available to 2004 State session laws Historical to present United Nations Official Records United Nations Treaty Series United States Code 1926 to 1964 United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Records Briefs 1974 to present United States Supreme Court Records Briefs 1930 to present New York Materials Most of the materials for New York State are shelved on stack level 3 arranged basically as follows statutes court reports treatises New York case finding materials and McKinney s Forms are located on stack level 3 as well This collection includes the following materials McKinney s and CLS and all New York digests and encyclopedias A second set of McKinney s is located at the Circulation Desk The Legislative Documents Series and the New York Court of Appeals records and briefs are part of the microform collection The Rules and Regulations of the State of New York NYCRR are on reserve at the Circulation

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  • Collection Development Policy | Pace Law School
    here Home Library About Us Collection Collection Development Policy Collection Development Policy Mission Statement The Pace University School of Law Library is a gateway to information As an essential component of legal education the Library collects and organizes information to support the curriculum and programs of the Pace University School of Law makes effective use of all available resources to promote student and faculty scholarship and teaches Pace University School

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  • Environmental Resources | Pace Law School
    the preeminent environmental law collections on the East Coast the Pace Law Library has served the research needs of the students faculty and staff of the Environmental Law Program since its inception in 1978 With a focus on environmental regulation international environmental law and land use the Law Library has grown exponentially over the years enriching its environmental law collection and developing staff specialized in environmental research and legal instruction Collection Pursuant to its Collection Development Policy the Law Library collects materials relating to environmental law including subscription databases journals treatises and monographs at an enhanced research level Pace Law students faculty and staff also have access to Pace University Library s collections including print and interdisciplinary databases Materials are also available from the fourteen libraries that comprise the ConnectNY Consortium and through interlibrary loan Finally all students faculty and staff have access to federal state and international environmental law documents through Lexis Westlaw and Bloomberg Law Staff The Law Library has a staff of more than twenty professional librarians and paraprofessional library assistants including a core staff of six full time and two part time reference librarians Vicky Gannon Head of Circulation and Reference Librarian has an M L

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  • Library Publications | Pace Law School
    channel Access The History of the Pace Law Library by Margaret Moreland Projects Pace Law Library has played an important role in digitizing the Pace Law School Law reviews Pace Law Review The Pace Law Review edited by students at Pace University School of Law is devoted to the study and publication of scholarly materials of professional legal interest Each issue contains articles by professors practitioners and judges as well as student notes and comments on specific issues in law recent decisions and current legislation Pace Environmental Law Review Established in 1982 the Pace Environmental Law Review PELR was one of the first scholarly journals established in the then new field of environmental law Edited by J D candidates PELR provides Pace students with a challenging opportunity to develop scholarly commentary and analysis of environmental law issues Pace International Law Review The Pace International Law Review provides both a forum for legal debate within the international community and serves as an authoritative periodical source of reference for the international scholar Each issue contains scholarly articles essays book reviews and student notes focused on public and or private international legal issues The Pace International Law Review is published twice a year in the fall and spring Authors include experts in the field of international law academics and practitioners and each publication serves to educate and update legal professionals about current international legal events issues and concerns Pace Faculty Publications Staying current with emerging trends our faculty provides relevant legal scholarship to our students surrounding community and the world In addition to teaching Pace Law School professors publish articles papers and books frequently lecture at home and abroad and serve as advisers board members and fellows for a range of prestigious organizations They are also instrumental in attracting other accomplished and influential

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  • History of Pace Law Library | Pace Law School
    to Pace Law School Web Mail Pace University Search form Search Pace Law Library You are here Home Library About Us Publications and Projects History of Pace Law Library The Law Library of Pace University School of Law actually came into being in the late 1970s in a rented warehouse in Valhalla New York It was noted that s helving some of it not too steady held the resources for the new library most of which were necessarily being acquired by donation from members of the local legal community or by purchase on the secondhand book market It was the task of the newly hired professional librarians and support staff to assemble and process all of those materials Apparently their many stories about mice floods and snow storms gave a rich and entertaining background to the formation of Pace s substantial book collection by its dedicated and enthusiastic staff It should also be remembered that there was no loading dock at the Valhalla warehouse and that the staff had no book trucks or hand carts and all books and mail had to be hand carried from place to place Martha Keister and Nicholas Triffin The Life and Times of the

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  • Friends of Pace Law Library | Pace Law School
    organizations are granted access to the Pace Law Library research collection borrowing privileges and reduced cost document delivery through the payment of an annual membership fee What does membership entail Members of Friends have access to Pace Law Library during regular library hours They may also use the public access computers to access many databases available on campus Friends may borrow up to three circulating books at a time from the Law Library materials cannot be requested from the other Pace University libraries or any other library Members may submit phone or fax requests for photocopies of materials owned by the Law Library The cost is 5 00 for up to five pages and 1 00 for each additional page Basic manual legal research is available to help identify the materials needed More extensive manual legal research will be provided at the rate of 60 00 per hour although no research that might be construed as a legal service will be offered or provided All Pace Law School alumni have lifetime access to the Law Library Those who join Friends for a discounted fee will also have borrowing privileges and reduced rate document delivery services Friends membership does not include

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  • General Policies | Pace Law School
    or to the Circulation Desk attendant as soon as possible Fire drills Fire drills are held regularly When the fire alarm sounds all Library patrons are to leave the building immediately through the nearest emergency exit Do not use the elevators Fire exits are located in the northwest corner of stack levels 1 through 5 and in the southeast corner of stack levels 1 and 5 The fire exits on levels 1 and 3 also provide emergency egress from the Lower and Main Reading Rooms respectively All fire exits are connected to the Law Library security alarm system and are to be used only in an emergency or during a fire drill Misuse of Library materials The unavailability of Library materials is frustrating to all Library users Therefore please Take a few seconds to make sure that you are correctly reshelving books that you have used If you need to refer back to Library materials make a photocopy rather than hold the book Do not remove non circulating books from the Library Occasionally a Library user is tempted to steal a book or cut pages from a book This is a crime and will be dealt with as such non lawyers will be prosecuted lawyers and future lawyers will also be reported to the Bar Association for disciplinary action Mutilation of Library materials is also a violation of the Pace Law School Honor Code Those who mutilate Library materials will be billed for the actual cost of replacement or repair plus a 20 00 processing charge Talking and use of cell phones Talking in the Library is disruptive to others Necessary communication should be conducted in as low a voice as possible Unnecessarily noisy people will be asked to leave Cell phone use is limited to the lounge area on

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