American Indian Law Collection on HeinOnline!

by Sarah Prosory 25. July 2012 15:02

 

The Phoenix Law Library is pleased to announce the new addition of the American Indian Law Collection to the HeinOnline database!

This collection includes an archive of treaties, federal statutes and regulations, federal case law, tribal codes, constitutions, and jurisprudence. View a list of titles in the collection here.

Don’t forget, two simple steps for off-campus access:

  1. Choose the database link from our library databases webpage: www.phoenixlaw.edu/librarydatabases
  2. Enter your first and last name, and law library barcode number (located on the back of your PhoenixLaw ID badge).

Please feel free to contact the law library for any assistance!

 

Library Workshops for the Week of April 16-20, 2012

by Michelle Vallance 13. April 2012 12:40

Are you working or interning this summer and looking for some free alternatives to Lexis & Westlaw? Are you having trouble navigating the Bluebook and creating proper legal citations for your AWR or other scholarly paper?

Well look no further because this week the Law Library is offering three different workshops to help you with your legal research.

 

 **Snacks will be provided!**


Beyond Westlaw & Lexis - Learn about the unique array of research databases PSL subscribes to and how to search them effectively to enhance your research. This workshop will also touch on some of the key free resources for legal information.

  • Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - 13th floor computer lab

 Bluebook Q&A - This session is run by you. Come to us with any questions you have about Bluebooking and we'll do our best to help you find the answer.

  • Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - 13th floor computer lab

 FastCase – Discover an affordable alternative to Westlaw and Lexis that firms use to conduct research. FastCase provides access to a variety of legal resources including cases, statutes, and secondary sources.**Access is free for all members of the State Bar of Arizona.**

·   Thursday, April 19, 2012 – 7:40-8:30pm – 13th floor computer lab

 

 

Secondary Sources Workshops - April 11 & 12, 2012

by Michelle Vallance 10. April 2012 16:52

Need to review how to use secondary sources to learn a subject's background and generate search terms? Want to learn where to find key secondary sources online and in the library?

This week the Law Library is offering secondary sources workshops on two separate occasions. Please bring any questions you have!

**Snacks will be provided!**

  • Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 5:00-5:50 pm - 13th floor computer lab
  • Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - 13th floor computer lab

Can't make it this week? The Law Library offers workshops on many different topics throughout the semester. Take a look at our library workshops page to view a list of descriptions and a link to the workshop calendar.

 

 

Library Workshops for the Week of March 5-9, 2012

by Michelle Vallance 2. March 2012 09:50

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Want to learn how to organize your research using your web browser? Are you overwhelmed by Westlaw & Lexis and looking for some alternative research tools?

This week the Law Library is offering two different workshops at various times. **Snacks will be provided!**

FireFox Add-ons - Learn how to enhance your FireFox web browser to help when conducting legal research.

  • Monday, March 5, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - 13th floor computer lab
  • Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 5:00-5:50 pm - 13th floor computer lab

Beyond Westlaw & Lexis - Learn about the unique array of research databases PSL subscribes to and how to search them effectively to enhance your research. This workshop will also touch on some of the key free resources for legal information.

  • Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - 13th floor computer lab
  • Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - 13th floor computer lab
  • Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 7:40-8:30pm - 13th floor computer lab

Can't make it this week? The Law Library will be offering workshops on many different topics throughout the semester. Take a look at our library workshops page to view a list of descriptions and a link to the workshop calendar.

 

AWR Students! 10 Tricks for Using HeinOnline

by Sarah Prosory 16. November 2011 09:52

Are you working on your AWR? Have you used HeinOnline yet?! Remember, it is the best place to find law review articles & journals!

HeinOnline has a wonderful help wiki that provides numerous help guides, training videos, FAQ, and more! The latest guide is Tim's Tricks: 10 Quick Tips for Using HeinOnline.

Need help with HeinOnline? Contact our reference librarians at reference@phoenixlaw.edu or (602) 682-6898.

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