23. February 2011 12:00
SRU Workshop: Legal Research Using BNA
Thursday, February 24, 2011, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
2nd Floor Computer Lab (2nd floor of the tower)
Speaker: Stefanie Blasdell – Law School Account Manager
Stefanie Blasdell is a Law School Account Manager responsible for all product consulting, account management activities and professional development training for over 100 Law Schools throughout the United States. She also develops and conducts numerous training programs for law school faculty, staff and students. As a Representative of BNA with over 14 years of experience working in the field of legal publishing and legal information technology, Stefanie’s goal is to help you achieve better legal research results through the use of targeted BNA resources.
I. Overview of BNA Law School Program
-Who is BNA? Why use BNA?
-BNA Law School Professional Information Center
-Subscriptions available to your school
-Using BNA in your classroom
-Registering for e-mail highlights
II. New BNA Platform for Current Awareness Reports
-Most popular products in law schools
-Identifying hot topics
-Tracking circuit splits
-Using indexes to expedite research
-Monitoring a specific topic or case
III. Using BNA as a Research Tool – Advanced Research
-Effective use of BNA case & reference libraries:
2. Labor & Employment
4. Intellectual Property
Hope to see you there!