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

 

 

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.

 

AWR Workshops During the Week of March 26-30, 2012

by Michelle Vallance 23. March 2012 10:02

Research and Bluebooking for scholarly writing is the focus this week, as the Law Library presents the Advanced Writing Requirement (AWR) workshop! This workshop is designed for students who are currently working on an AWR, or those who want to learn more about the research process before deciding on a topic.

This week the Law Library is offering AWR workshops on three separate occasions. Please bring any questions you have!

**Snacks will be provided!**

  • Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - 13th floor computer lab
  • Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 5:00-5:50 pm - 13th floor computer lab
  • Friday, March 30, 2012 - 12:00-12:50pm - 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 19-23, 2012

by Michelle Vallance 16. March 2012 10:39


                  

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Want to learn how new apps for your smartphone or tablet can assist you with legal research? Need to better understand how The Bluebook is organized so that you can properly cite cases and statutes, use parentheticals, and Id?

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

Legal Apps for Mobile Devices & Tablets - Come discuss and learn about current legal apps for smartphones and tablets. Be sure to bring your devices!

  • Tuesday, March 20, 2012 - 5:00-5:50 pm - 13th floor computer lab

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

  • Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - 13th floor computer lab
  • Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 7:40-8:30 pm - 13th floor computer lab
  • Friday, March 23, 2012 - 12:00-12:50pm - 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.

 

 

LinkedIn Workshop Wednesday, March 7th 2012

by Sarah Prosory 6. March 2012 14:31

Want to become an expert on using the fastest growing social networking tool, LinkedIn? Join us for a workshop tomorrow, Wednesday, March 7th, at Noon in room 1737! Brought to you by the Center for Professional Development and the Phoenix Law Library! FOOD will be served!

Come learn tricks to make your LinkedIn profile stand-out, as well as tips for getting your name known in the field.

Hope to see you there!

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