Bernstein Named to Government Publishing Office Depository Library Council

From American Association of Law Libraries, April 21, 2015 — Today, Director of the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Davita Vance-Cooks named American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) member Melissa Bernstein to the new class of the Depository Library Council (DLC). The DLC advises the GPO director and the superintendent of documents on matters relating […]

Bernstein Contributes to Recently Published Tenth Edition Legal Research Book

Melissa Bernstein, Director of the S.J. Quinney College of Law Library, revised three chapters in the newly published “Barkan, Bintliff, and Whisner’s Fundamentals of Legal Research, Tenth Edition.” Bernstein said the following about her participation in the book. “Fundamentals, now in its 10th edition, is a foundational treatise on legal research and I am honored […]

Bernstein to Serve on Legal Research and Writing Panel at UNLV

On December 5, 2014, Melissa Bernstein, Professor and Director of the law library at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will be on a panel “Teaching Tips for Advanced Research & Writing Courses,” as part of a workshop sponsored by the Legal Writing Institute at UNLV’s William S. Boyd School of Law. […]

Constitution Day

By Melissa Bernstein for the Quinney Library Blog – Did you know that September 17, 2014 marks 227 years since the U.S. Constitution was signed?  It is celebrated as Constitution Day and “commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by thirty-nine brave men on September 17, 1787, recognizing all who, are born in the […]

Federal Rules on CALI’s eLangdell Press

By Melissa Bernstein for the Quinney Library Blog. Did you know that you can get free e-copies of the 2015 Federal Rules of Evidence, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure? These books are powered by the Legal Information Institute at Cornell University Law School and distributed by the Center for […]

Bernstein Elected to Serve as Member-at-Large for LIPA

Melissa Bernstein, Library Director and Professor of Law, at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, was elected to serve as Member-at-Large for the Legal Information Preservation Alliance, LIPA, for a two year term (2014-2016). LIPA is a non-profit consortium of academic, federal, state and public law libraries working on projects to preserve […]

Welcome 1Ls!

Like you, I am new to the S.J. Quinney College of Law, having started as  Library Director in July 2012. The Quinney Law Library is here to help you throughout your law school career. In addition to our collection of electronic and print resources and study space, our expert reference librarians are available to answer […]

College of Law Welcomes New Law Library Director Melissa Bernstein

June 7, 2012— The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law announced today that Melissa Bernstein will be the college’s new Law Library Director, effective July 1,  2012.   Bernstein holds a B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College, a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a Master of Science in Library and Information Science from […]