Law Library Training Schedule

Ultimate Research Refresher

Friday, May 14th, 9am-3pm

Get ready for all of your summer research! Covering everything from research strategy, and administrative law research, to practice tools, and cost-effective research. For additional information on the refresher, please contact Sarah Slinger.

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Fall Class Schedule

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

For additional information on the training sessions and for Zoom instructions, please contact Sarah Slinger.
Register for upcoming trainings here.  

Wednesday, February 17 Evaluating Information Sources (Recording of Session)

Wednesday, February 24, 12-1 Using Practice Forms (Recoring of the Session)

Wednesday, March 10, 12-1 Cost-Effective Research (Recording of the Session)

Wednesday, March 17, 12-1 Legal Analytics (Recording of the Session)

Wednesday, March 24, 12-1 Docket Searching

Wednesday, March 31, 12-1 Business Research

Wednesday, April 7, 12-1 Alternative Databases

 

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)

 

 

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.)

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ACCESSING DATABASES FROM OFF-CAMPUS OR USING WIRELESS
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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