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.

 

Library Workshops for the Week of February 27-March 2, 2012

by Michelle Vallance 24. February 2012 11:33

Legal citation is the focus this week, as the Law Library presents The Bluebook Basics workshop! This workshop is designed for all students and will help you 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 Bluebooking workshops on three separate occasions. **Snacks will be provided!**

  • Tuesday, February 28, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - Classroom #1721*
  • Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 12:00-12:50 pm - Classroom #1721*
  • Wednesday, February 29, 2012 - 5:00-5:50pm - 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 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.

 

 

This Week's Library Workshops: Understanding Cases

by Michelle Vallance 5. February 2012 20:51

 

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Welcome new 1Ls! Are you learning all about case law in your Lawyering Process course, and wondering how and where to find cases when you begin the research process? The Law Library can help! Come to one of the first three legal research workshops of the semester being offered this week.

Understanding Cases - Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 5:00 - 5:50 pm - Classroom 1721*

Understanding Cases - Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 12:00 - 12:50 pm - Classroom 1735*

Understanding Cases - Friday, February 10, 2012 - 12:00 - 12:50 pm - Classroom 1721*

*Please note that these are recent room changes.

Can't make it this week? Don't worry, the 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.

 

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