Law Library Training Schedule

Summer 2020 Legal Research Refresher Materials

Creating a Research Plan (video) 
   Creating a Research Plan (pdf of Powerpoint and plan)

Search Strategies (video) 
    Terms & Connectors Cheat Sheet (pdf)
    Search Strategies (pdf of Powerpoint)

Secondary Sources (video) 

Using Forms in Practice (video) 
   Using Forms in Practice (pdf of Powerpoint)

Finding Statutes (video)
   Statutory Research (pdf of Powerpoint)

Introduction to Administrative Law Research (video)

Finding Cases (video)

Finding Court Documents (video) 

Cost Effective Legal Research (video)

Fall Class 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

Check back in August!

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
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