Researching Your Law School Seminar Paper or Law Journal Note

Check out the new Massey Law Library research guide dedicated to helping students research a law school seminar paper or law review note. This guide covers topic selection, legal scholarship, nonlegal scholarship, news, statistics, definitions, citation management, and more!

Explore New Databases!

Check out the expanded Supreme Court Insight coverage, Landmark Records and Briefs of the U.S. Courts of Appeals, and more! O’Reilly for Higher Education Instruction and reference materials on computer programming, technology, and business transformation. The platform includes books, videos, case studies, audio books, and structured learning paths. O’Reilly requires you to close your internet… Keep reading

Resource Spotlight: Alumni Access to HeinOnline

Massey Law Library is pleased to provide alumni access to HeinOnline’s American Bar Association Law Library Periodicals and Law Journal Library collections. ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals contains digital access to over 100 ABA-related periodicals including 44 periodicals previously only available to ABA section members and provides access to current volumes of included periodicals and… Keep reading

Bloomberg BNA Changes

As of December 31, 2018, Bloomberg BNA will be retired as a standalone product and will be available exclusively on Bloomberg Law. Previously, Bloomberg Law was only available to the law school community, but will now be accessible to all Vanderbilt University faculty, staff, and students via campus IP on January 1, 2019. Non-law students,… Keep reading

Improvements to Library Search and Website

Summer 2018 is proving to be an exciting and busy time for the Vanderbilt Libraries as we move to an entirely revamped digital footprint including a new Integrated Library System (the library catalog search and backend operations), as well as a new library web presence, and improved course reading list software. These changes were based… Keep reading

New Study Rooms, Digital Sign at the Law Library

Now that the dust has settled, the Alyne Queener Massey Law Library is pleased to showcase three new sound proof study rooms and a new digital sign that will enhance our patrons’ experiences. The new study rooms are located in the northeast corner of the Main Reading Room and are available for group study. Law… Keep reading

Construction Begins on Three New Study Rooms, Accessible Door

Starting Monday, May 18, construction begins on three new study rooms, an accessible door, and a digital sign as the Massey Law Library continues enhancements to benefit our patrons. The new study rooms will be located in the main reading room where the state codes used to be shelved. These new rooms will be sound proof… Keep reading

Study Guides and Past Exams Available for Law Students

Did you know that the Massey Law Library at VLS provides an exam bank and study aids for most law school classes? For nearly every course in the law school, students can find hornbooks, treatises, and commercial study guides to help explain points of law and offer extra problem sets to work through for those… Keep reading

Law Library to be Closed on Sunday, January 18

The Alyne Queener Massey Law Library will be closed on Sunday, January 18, 2015 for essential mechanical repairs, which will result in no network connectivity and electrical power in the library. The library will close at 10:00 PM on Saturday, January 17 and will reopen at 7:00 AM on Monday, January 19.

Jean Stumpf, Community Leader and Library Supporter, Passes Away

The Massey Law Library mourns the death of Jean Goodman Stumpf, who passed away on Thursday, November 6, 2014. Mrs. Stumpf and her late husband, Professor Samuel E. Stumpf, were benefactors to the Alyne Queener Massey Law Library at Vanderbilt University. Professor Stumpf was the first Vanderbilt professor to gain the title of emeritus in… Keep reading