Law Library Training Schedule

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

Unless otherwise noted, the trainings will be in room D236 in the law library.
For additional information on the training sessions, please contact Nicholas Mignanelli

September 5 (Wed.) 
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Room A110)
Creating a Research Plan
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September 19 (Wed.) 
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Room A110)
Legal Citations & Weight of Authority
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October 10 (Wed.) 
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Room F402)
Research Strategy: Keyword Selection
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October 17 (Wed.) 
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Room F402)
Terms and Connectors
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October 24 (Wed.) 
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Room A110)
Is it Good Law? Using Keycite & Shepard's
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November 7 (Wed.) 
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Room A110)
Using Legal Annotations Effectively
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November 14 (Wed.) 
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Room A110)
Is AI the Future of Legal Research
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Legal Communication and Research Skills (LComm) Series

The Importance of Legal Research (06:52) (8/13)
The Process of Legal Research (06:32) (8/13)
How and When to Use Print Sources (08:46) (8/16)
Evaluating Websites (10:17) (9/16)
Fundamentals of Online Searching (16:53) (9/16)
Secondary Sources: Part I (legal encyclopedias and treatises) (14:52) (9/16)
Secondary Sources: Part II (Restatements and American Law Reports) (10:47) (8/14)
Statutory Research (13:51) (9/14)
Internet Sites (16:22) (9/14)
Case Law Research (14:53) (8/14)
Researching Court Rules (13:29) (3/18)

Sessions to Go

Pre-recorded research lectures to watch and enjoy as needed

Administrative Law Research (5/11)
Case Law Research (5/10)
Comparative Law Research (1/10)
Cost Effective Legal Research (5/10)
Federal Research Refresher (1/11)
Fundamentals of Online Searching (10/10)
International Law Research (9/13)
Internet Legal Research (5/11)
Legislative History (5/11)
Researching Statutes (5/10)
Research Strategy (10/10)
Secondary Resources (5/11)
Ultimate Research Refresher Material & Recordings (5/11)
Ultimate Research Refresher Material & Recordings (5/17) (Click on bottom right image to see training computer.)

Materials from Previous Training Sessions

Introduction to Analytics & Competitive Intelligence
Administrative Law
Tax Planning Skills
Arbitration Research
International Moot Court
Cost Effective Research
Using Tax Resources
Wednesday Workshop: Finding Government Information
Law, Culture, and Society

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