Tuesday, January 28, 2014

New Year, New Resources – Touro’s SSRN Legal Studies E-Journal

We are so pleased to announce that Touro Law Center has launched a Law School Research Papers – Legal Studies series within the SSRN Legal Scholarship Network. Here is the official announcement, directly from the SSRN website:


We are pleased to announce Touro Law Center has started a Law School Research Papers - Legal Studies series within the Legal Scholarship Network (LSN).



Touro Law Center's (http://www.tourolaw.edu) outstanding faculty is comprised of approximately 50 full-time members who are actively engaged in research, making noteworthy contributions to legal scholarship and law reform. Touro Law Center's Legal Studies eJournal contains scholarship from this faculty. They bring talent and experience to the classroom as well as a genuine passion for, and commitment to, teaching, as well as to innovation in the training of future lawyers. They are uniquely dedicated to the success of the student body - priding themselves on their accessibility to students while creating an open and cooperative learning environment that is dynamic and enriching.

You can subscribe to the eJournal at no cost, by clicking on the "Subscribe" link listed above.

You can change your eJournal subscriptions by logging into
SSRN User HQ. If you have any problems, please contact us for assistance by email: Support@SSRN.com or by phone: 877-SSRNHelp (877 777 6435) in the United States, or +1 585 442 8170 outside of the United States. We are open Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30AM and 6:00PM, United States Eastern.

SSRN's searchable electronic library contains abstracts, full bibliographic data, and author contact information for more than 526,500 papers, more than 244,300 authors, and full text for more than 431,700 papers. The eLibrary can be accessed at

SSRN supports open access by allowing authors to upload papers to the eLibrary for free through the SSRN User HeadQuarters at
http://hq.ssrn.com, and by providing free downloading of those papers.

Downloads from the SSRN eLibrary in the past 12 months total more than 10.8 million, with more than 72.5 million downloads since inception.

Searching on an individual's name in the author field on our search page at
http://ssrn.com/search provides the best single professional directory of scholars in the social sciences and humanities. Complete contact information for authors, including email, postal, telephone, and fax information, is available there.

SSRN's objective is to provide rapid, worldwide distribution of research to authors and their readers and to facilitate communication among them at the lowest possible cost. In pursuit of this objective, we allow authors to upload papers without charge. And, any paper an author uploads to SSRN is downloadable for free, worldwide.

The Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) distributes other eJournals. You can subscribe to these eJournals through the SSRN User HeadQuarters at

 Check back soon for our next blog post to highlight new resources for the new year.

In the meantime, keep calm and read on.

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