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Research Guide Spotlight: Islamic Law
Researching Islamic law? Check out our newly updated Islamic law research guide at http:// bit.ly/br-islamic12. Find encyclopedias, primary sources, and much more, and remember the sources recommended in the guide are only a sample of what’s available in our collection! If you don’t see what you need, ask a librarian. For our complete collection of research guides, visit http://bit.ly/hlslguides. H e y, H L S students: put yo u r research skills to the tes t and compete for fabulous prizes during the HLS Library 2nd annual research competition from January 13 to 27! (Prizes are to be confirmed at press time, but last year included Lexis/Westlaw points and a Kindle Fire.) This year’s theme is art law. May the odds be ever in your favor! Visit http://bit.ly/hlslrc13 for details and entry information. If you haven’t visited one of Greater Boston’s museums yet, make a resolution to do so this year—and visit for free! Days some local museums are free: Museum of Fine Arts : Wednesdays after 4:00pm Institute of Contemporary Art : Thursdays, 5:00-9:00pm Harvard Museum of Natural History : free for Massachusetts residents, Sundays 9am-12 noon Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum : free on your birthday; also free forever for anyone named Isabella!

Volume 5 Issue 1: January 2014

Compete! Win!

New Books!
We get new books for our collection all the time. If you want to see the latest, visit our new acquisitions page at http://bit.ly/hlslnewbooks. If there are topics you wish to follow, you can subscribe to updates in specific subjects by both email and RSS.

Whether it be advising on legal education, observing trials, or conflict management, HLS faculty have been involved in affairs in Africa since the 1850s. Come learn more about their work in Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and South Africa in the new Historical & Special Collections exhibit Beyond Cambridge: Two Centuries of Harvard Law School Faculty Work in and on Africa in the Caspersen Room through April 27. Yummy events are coming soon to the Square! The Taste of C h o c o l a t e Festival runs January 25-27. For details, visit http://bit. ly/hsqchoc13 . The 5th annual Some Like It Hot Chili Cook Off happens on Saturday, February 2, and will feature hot, spicy, vegan, traditional, and unusual chilis. For details, visit http://bit.ly/hsqchili13 .

Beyond Cambridge

Chocolate and Chili

Museums for Free

Be It Resolved
Need some help with new year’s resolutions? There are many apps that can assist you, and we have a guide to them! Visit http://bit.ly/ br-resolve to find apps for learning new skills, keeping up your fitness regime, and generally tracking your goals.

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