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New Research Guide
If you’re working on a project that involves international commercial arbitration, but aren’t sure how or where to get started with your research, our new guide can help. Visit icaresearchguide for an overview of the major ICA databases at HLS and how to start finding what you need. For our complete collection of research guides, visit

Volume 4 Issue 9: November 2013

Bluebook Drop-ins
Have you got B l u e b o o k questions? We’ve got answers! The Library is holding Bluebook Dropin Sessions twice weekly now through December 6. No appointment is required! Drop-ins will happen in the 5th floor Library conference room (Areeda 524–enter through the Library) on Mondays 12-1 and Fridays 3-4. First come, first served. Prefer a one-onone appointment? Request a research consult at http:// .

Thanksgiving Break
The Reference Desk will close at 2pm on We d n e s d a y November 27, and the Library will close at 5pm that day, remaining closed through the holiday weekend until we reopen on Sunday December 1. Regular reference hours will also resume then. Happy Thanksgiving!

New Resources
The Harvard Libraries provide access to thousands of electronic resources, and we get new ones all the time. Among the most recent: Chinese Periodicals Fulltext, covering 1833 to present; Caribbean Newspapers 17181876; Balkan Insight, with breaking news in the Balkan States; South Asian American Digital Archive, and the Stalin Digital Archive, including 300 annotated books from Stalin’s personal library. For links to these and more, visit http://

We’ve Got Games!
Before you head off for the holiday weekend—or any time you need some fun!—remember that the Library has a variety of tabletop and outdoor games you can check out, including Bananagrams, Settlers of Catan, Jenga, Croquet, and Cranium. For the complete list, visit the Circulation Desk or . Don’t forget we also have a collection of popular movies on DVD available in the Lemann Lounge.
H a v e you ever read an article or opinion that cited a website that no longer exists? The Library has developed to address this problem. allows users to archive websites that they cite in their scholarship for two years with the possibility to vest permanently if the work is published. Interested in trying Check out our guide, which offers step-by-step instructions, at .

Celebrate in the Square
Are you spending Thanksgiving in Cambridge, but don’t want to cook? Visit brtday13 for details on options for Thanksgiving dining in Harvard Square.

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