Library Workshops for the Week of February 20-24, 2012

by Michelle Vallance 17. February 2012 10:02

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Want to learn about new apps for your smartphone or tablet that can assist you with legal research? Have questions about how and where to find case law? Need to get a better understanding of how to use KeyCite or Shepard's to determine whether a case is still good law? Then this week's workshops are designed for you!

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

Legal Apps for Mobile Devices and Tablets - please bring your devices!

  • Monday, February 20, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - Classroom #1821*
  • Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - Classroom #1815*

Cases Q&A - this session is run by you - please bring your questions!

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - Classroom #1721*
  • Thursday, February 23, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - Classroom #1735*

Citators - practice using Shepard’s and KeyCite to update cases and explore citing references.

  • Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - Classroom #1821
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 5:00-5:50 pm - Classroom #1721
  • Friday, February 24, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - Classroom #1721

*Please note that these are recent room changes.

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.

 

 

Library Workshops for the Week of February 13-17, 2012

by Michelle Vallance 9. February 2012 18:02

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Interested in learning how to navigate the important legal research resources available to you? Need to get a better understanding of how Congress passes a bill into law and where to find the law?

This week the Law Library is offering two different workshops at various times. ***A light meal will be provided at each workshop!***

Library Basics (using the online catalog and research databases to find the information you need)

  • Monday, February 13, 2012 - 12:00 - 12:50 pm - Classroom #1721*
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2012 -  12:00 - 12:50 pm - Classroom #1701*
  • Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 5:00 - 5:50 pm - Classroom #1821*

Understanding Statutes

  • Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 12:00 - 12:50 pm - Classroom #1843*
  • Friday, February 17, 2012 - 12:00 - 12:50 pm - Classroom #1721*

*Please note that these are recent room changes.

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.

 

 

How To Research Circuit Splits Using Terms and Connectors

by Ted McClure 19. December 2011 12:16

From the blog Circuit Splits, "How To Research Circuit Splits Using Terms and Connectors".

On Westlaw, LexisNexis, and Google Scholar!

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Databases | Research | Tips

Study for Finals- Use CALI Lessons!

by Sarah Prosory 22. November 2011 10:30

Having a difficult time grasping a concept from class? Looking for study help for your finals?

Take some CALI lessons! These short lessons can quiz you on the subject you're having difficulty with.

If you haven't set up an account, please follow the instructions here and obtain the student authorization code. (Requires network username & password- goes to Juristec- opens as a PDF)

Need help using CALI? Contact our reference staff at reference@phoenixlaw.edu or 602.682.6898!

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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