Training Schedule

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Unless otherwise noted, all training will take place in Room D236.

Classes will be added throughout the semester, so check this list often.

For additional information on the training sessions, please contact Nicole Downing.

February 4
12:30pm-1:30pm
Legal Research Apps (Room F108)
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February 11
12:30pm-1:30pm
Research Strategy & Online Searching
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February 17
12:30pm-1:30pm
Alternative Databases: HeinOnline & Fastcase
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February 25
12:30pm-1:30pm
Trial Preparation Research
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March 3
12:30pm-1:30pm
Transactional Drafting Tools
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March 17
12:30pm-1:30pm
Dockets & Court Websites
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March 26
12:30pm-1:30pm
Legal Tech Audit-An Introduction
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April 1
12:30pm-1:30pm
Cost Effective Legal Research
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Sessions to Go

Pre-recorded research lectures to watch and enjoy as needed

Basics of Searching the Library Catalog (4/13)
Administrative Law Research (5/11)
Case Law Research (5/10)
Comparative Law Research (1/10)
Cost Effective Legal Research (5/10)
Federal Research Refresher (1/11)
Fundamentals of Online Searching (10/10)
International Law Research (9/13)
Internet Legal Research (5/11)
Legislative History (5/11)
Keycite/Shepards Training Part 1   |   Part 2 (10/10)
Researching Statutes (5/10)
Research Strategy (10/10)
Secondary Resources (5/11)
Ultimate Research Refresher Material & Recordings (5/11)

LComm Series

The Importance of Legal Research (06:52)(8/13)
The Process of Legal Research (06:32)(8/13)
How and When to Use Print Sources (08:56)(8/13)
Evaluating Websites (10:18)(9/13)
Fundamendals of Online Searching (16:54)(9/13)
Secondary Sources: Part I (legal encyclopedias and treatises) (15:00)(9/13)
Secondary Sources: Part II (Restatements and American Law Reports) (10:47)(8/14)
Statutory Research (13:51)(9/14)
Internet Sites (16:22)(9/14)
Case Law Research (14:53)(8/14)

Materials from Previous Training Sessions

Tax Planning Skills (pdf)
Arbitration Research
International Moot Court
Inter-American Law Review Training
Business Law Review Training
National Security & Armed Conflict (Handout)
Race & Social Justice Law Review
Cost Effective Research (pdf)
Comparative Law Training
International Law Training
Legal Corps CLE Session
Administrative Law
Human Rights Clinic
International Economic Law Training
University of Miami Law Review (Slides)
Using Tax Resources (pdf)
International & Comparative Law Review Training
Externship Training Program
African Probate & Policy Initiative
Legal Research: Externship Program
Legal Research: Exploring New Tools
Researching Potential Employers
Types of Resources and Costs
Wednesday Workshop: Finding Government Information
Law, Culture, and Society
Secondary Sources
Statutory Research
Case Law Research
Federal Legislative History
Basics of Legal Research

QUOTE

"Perhaps the two most valuable and satisfactory products of American civilization are the librarian on the one hand and the cocktail in the other."

- Louis Stanley Jast, Librarian


Upcoming Training

Legal Research Apps on Feb. 4th
12:30-1:30 in F108
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Accessing Databases from Off-Campus or Using Wireless

Video Instructions or Written Instructions


LIBRARY PHONE NUMBERS

Reference: 305-284-3585
Circulation: 305-284-3563