Summer Nights: Learning with Law Librarians Training Series

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This summer, the Law Library is hosting a training series for law students and recent graduates geared towards improving your research skills and help you shine in your summer positions and future careers.

All sessions will take place over Zoom. 

Please reserve a spot through the calendar on our new Law Library Research Instruction ICON site. Before you can reserve a spot, you’ll need to request access to the site. Simply fill out this Qualtrics Survey, providing your email address, and we’ll get you enrolled!   

Dates and topics (Tuesday and Thursday evening sessions begin at 6:30 pm CSTSaturday sessions begin at 9:00 am CST): 

Tues., May 25th Starting and Organizing a Research Project
Thurs., May 27th Making Google a More Effective Legal Research Tool
Tues., June 1st Simultaneous sessions for Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and New York Legal Research.
Thurs., June 3rd Federal Legal Research
Sat., June 5 Iowa Legal Research (repeat from Tuesday)
Tues., June 8th Simultaneous sessions on Useful Litigation and Transactional Resources
Tues., June 15th Researching Administrative Law
Thurs., June 17th Researching Legislative History
Sat., June 19th Researching Legislative History (repeat from Thursday)
Tues., June 22nd Improving Your Results with Terms & Connectors Searches
Tues., June 29th Preparing for Clerkship Interviews:Research Using Judicial Profile Resources

We plan to record the sessions and post them for later viewing.  We also reserve the right to cancel unattended sessions, 10 minutes into the program, so please make an appointment and Zoom into the session promptly.  We look forward to seeing and working with you!     

In addition to these sessions, we are also available for individual consultations.  Don't hesitate to reach out for assistance, and remember, you can email questions to the reference librarians at all summer.  We're here for you!