Think Like a Lawyer - Lexis Workshops - Thursday, April 26, 2012

by Michelle Vallance 24. April 2012 10:32

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Interning or clerking this summer and need some tips on how to conduct cost-effective research? Want to learn about some key litigation resources using Lexis Advance to help you read, prepare and draft legal briefs, pleadings and motions?

Please join our LexisNexis representative Ted Ashton this Thursday, April 26, 2012 for training.

  • 12-1pm in Classroom 1937
  • 5-6pm in Classroom 1743

Please bring any questions you might have!

 

Arizona Legal Research and FastCase Workshops:April 24, 26 and 27, 2012

by Michelle Vallance 19. April 2012 15:40

 

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Working/interning in Arizona this summer? Want to know more about legal resources in Arizona? Check out the library’s workshops on Arizona Legal Research. Learn about print, online, fee and free resources for Arizona cases, laws, practice materials, public records, legislative materials and more!!

**Snacks will be provided!**

 

FastCase

·     Tuesday, April 24, 2012 – 12:00-12:50pm – 13th floor computer lab

 

Arizona Legal Research

·     Thursday, April 26, 2012 – 5:00-5:50pm – 13th floor computer lab

·     Friday, April 27, 2012 – 12:00-12:50pm – 13th floor computer lab

 

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.

 

 

Bluebook & Citators Workshops: April 3 & 4, 2012

by Michelle Vallance 30. March 2012 08:00

 

             

 

Need to better understand how The Bluebook is organized so that you can properly cite cases and statutes, use parentheticals, and Id? Have questions about using KeyCite and Shepard's to determine if your case is good law and to find other materials on point?


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

Bluebook Basics - Geared toward the practitioner, this workshop will help you construct citations for your court pleadings and motions.

  • Tuesday, April 3, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - 13th floor computer lab

Citators Q&A - This is an informal workshop. You are encouraged to bring your questions about Shepard’s and KeyCite.

  • Wednesday, April 4, 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.

 

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