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Proceedings of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Annual Institute

Those whose research interests involve oil and gas, natural resources, mineral, energy, and environmental law, will find the proceedings of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Annual Institute helpful for developing and refining a research topic. These materials contain papers of scholars who've presented at the annual institute sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. The law library has access to the multi-volume print set, which is located in the oil and gas law section of the law library stacks as well as the online version, which is available by clicking "Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Library" from the drop-down menu under "legal databases" on the law library's website. The print version contains a loose-leaf binder with three indexes that will allow the user to locate information by author, case, and subject. The online database, which requires the "law library's VPN" in order to access, allows the proceedings to be browsed and searched and contains the full text in PDF format for the articles.

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