Law Library Training Schedule

Class Schedule

Classes will be added throughout the semester, so check this list often.

Library Workshop Series

Attend 5 or more sessions to earn the Practice Skills Certification. Workshops will be held on Wednesdays from 12:30-1:30 until the University permits in-person non-essential meetings again.  For additional information on the training sessions, please contact Katelyn Golsby.

2/2: Tech Tips for Lawyers & Law Students Recording
2/9: Navigating Law School as a Non-Traditional Student Recording
2/16: Cost Effective Legal Research in room E352 Recording
2/23: Practice Forms in room F108 Recording
3/2: Upskilling & Micro-credentials for Law Students in room F109 Recording
3/9: Docket Searching and Using Court Websites in room F108 Recording
3/30: A.I. and the Future of Legal Research in room F108 Recording
4/6: Business Research in room F108 Recording
4/13: Researching Regulations in room E265  Register
5/13 Ultimate Research Refresher Register

Summer 2021 Legal Research Refresher Materials

Research Strategy (video) 
Secondary Sources (video) 
Statutory Research (video)
Cases Law Research (video)
Administrative Law Research (video)
Law Practice Tools (video) 
Cost Effective Legal Research (video)

Legal Communication and Research Skills (LComm) Series

The Importance of Legal Research (06:52)
The Process of Legal Research (06:32) 
How and When to Use Print Sources (08:46) 
Evaluating Websites (10:17) 
Fundamentals of Online Searching (16:53) 
Secondary Sources: Part I (legal encyclopedias and treatises) (14:52) 
Secondary Sources: Part II (Restatements and American Law Reports) (10:47) 
Statutory Research (13:51) 
Internet Sites (16:22) 
Case Law Research (14:53)
Researching Court Rules (14:43)

Materials from Previous Training Sessions

Public Records Searching (Passcode: 1vBH7r%S)
Arbitration Research
Human Rights Research
International Moot Court
Introduction to Analytics & Competitive Intelligence
Ultimate Research Refresher Material & Recordings (5/17) (Click on bottom right image to see training computer.)
Upskilling and Microcredentials Workshop (pdf)

QUICKLINKS

Training
Library Hours
Library Staff
Ask a Librarian

ACCESSING DATABASES FROM OFF-CAMPUS OR USING WIRELESS
Instructions: Video  |  Text

HELPFUL PHONE NUMBERS

Library Reference: 305-284-3585
Library Circulation: 305-284-3563
Automated Operator: 305-284-2250
Copy Center: 305-284-3272
Computer Help Desk: 305-284-5297

 

QUOTE
"Perhaps the two most valuable and satisfactory products of American civilization are the librarian on the one hand and the cocktail in the other."
- Louis Stanley Jast, Librarian

QUICKLINKS

Training
Library Hours
Library Staff
Ask a Librarian

ACCESSING DATABASES FROM OFF-CAMPUS OR USING WIRELESS
Instructions: Video  |  Text

HELPFUL PHONE NUMBERS

Library Reference: 305-284-3585
Library Circulation: 305-284-3563
Automated Operator: 305-284-2250
Copy Center: 305-284-3272
Computer Help Desk: 305-284-5297

 

QUOTE
"Perhaps the two most valuable and satisfactory products of American civilization are the librarian on the one hand and the cocktail in the other."
- Louis Stanley Jast, Librarian