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  • COVID-19 Materials in HeinOnline ​

    Posted: Jan 11, 2022
    Since the beginning of the pandemic HeinOnline has been gathering articles and reports related to past pandemics and the economic, societal, and healthcare impact of COVID-19. The COVID-19 collection now includes material on vaccination, including titles on vaccine mandates and documents regarding vaccine injury and the Vaccine Compensation Fund. Read Full Article
  • I have access to what? Learn what Social Law has to offer you!

    Posted: Sep 02, 2021
    I have access to what? We hear that sometimes. The Social Law Library offers so many online resources that it’s easy to lose track of them. While you may know that you have access to HeinOnline and Fastcase, do you know which specific resources you can find in them, or how best to mine the databases for useful material? Read Full Article
  • Search and Read Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly through Social Law

    Posted: Nov 10, 2020
    Social Law Library members can access Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly (MLW) one of two ways. Articles from 2001 through the current year are available directly to our members in the LegalTrac database. However, the most recent month’s worth of articles are not available in LegalTrac, so if you need more recent articles, you can also request copies through the Reference Department. Read Full Article
  • Finding the Restatements of Law online

    Posted: Sep 14, 2020
    Social Law Library patrons have access to the American Law Institute’s Restatement of the Law, past and present, through the HeinOnline database. The Restatements are incredible resource, but can be tricky to use online. Read Full Article