Law Library Training Schedule

Class Schedule

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

Weekly Workshop Series

Attend 5 or more sessions to earn the Research Skill Certification. For additional information on the training sessions and for Zoom instructions, please contact Katelyn Golsby.

Register for upcoming trainings.    

Wednesday, September 8, 12:30-1:30 Where Do I Begin? Creating a Research Plan (Recording of Session)

Wednesday,September 15, 12:30-1:30 Advanced Searching: Terms & Connectors (Recording of Session)

Wednesday, September 22, 12:30-1:30 Understanding Weight of Authority (Recording of Session)

Wednesday, September 29, 12:30-1:30 Study Skills Success!  (Recording of Session)

Wednesday, October 20, 12:30-1:30  Finding & Using Study Aids (Recording of Session)

Wednesday, October 27, 12:30-1:30  Not Just a Footnote! Legal Annotations (Recording of the Session)

Wednesday, November 3, 12:30-1:30  Up to Date: Current Awareness & Legal News (Rm. E265 or Zoom)

Wednesday, November 10, 12:30-1:30  Evaluating Information Sources (Rm. F209 or Zoom)

Wednesday, November 17, 12:30-1:30  Law Student Wellness Resources (Rm. F209 or Zoom)

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

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.)

QUICKLINKS

Training
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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