LexisNexis Offers “Think Like a Lawyer” Training

GMUSL students are invited to attend “Think Like a Lawyer” training offered by LexisNexis. The training will focus on “Cost-Effective Research” and preparation for the “Professional Research Certification.”  Information about these programs is available here

The training sessions are scheduled for:

· Tuesday, 3/27 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM in room 332
· Tuesday, 3/27 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM in room 225
· Wednesday, 3/28 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM in room 332
· Wednesday, 3/28 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM in room 332
· Thursday, 3/29 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM in room 332
· Thursday, 3/29 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM in room 332

Our Lexis representative will be available in the law school atrium on Monday, 3/26 to provide more information about these sessions.

Using the Library of Congress

GMU Libraries will be hosting workshops on using the resources and services at the Library of Congress.  The first session will be held on April 7, 2011, 3:00-4:00, Founders Hall, Room 332.  The following day, April 8, 2:00-3:00, there will be a tour of the Library of Congress. Registration for each program is required. 

To register for these workshops and to learn about additional information and technology training opportunities for students, faculty, and staff, see the GMU IT Training page.

Reminder: April 1 deadline to Bridge the Gap (Legal Research Workshop)

The Law Librarians’ Society of DC and the Young Lawyers Section of the Bar Association of DC are co-hosting a legal research workshop to prepare students for summer work. The workshop will be held on Friday, April 8 at Georgetown Law Center. Registration is $30, including lunch. You must register by April 1, 2011. Details and registration are available here.

HeinOnline Webinar

HeinOnline is hosting a free webinar:  HeinOnline Searching 101.  This webinar will cover basic search techniques for newer users. The webinar will be offered twice on Thursday, February 24, at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM.  For more information and to register click here.

 

If you are new to HeinOnline, it’s time to discover this useful database!  It is an excellent source for Law Journals, Compiled U.S. Legislative History, the U.S. Code, the Congressional Record, U.S. Reports, the United Nations and League of Nations Treaty Series, United States Treaties, Administrative Law materials, and more.   Plus, these documents are available in PDF format!!

Bridging the Gap — preparing for summer practice research workshop

The Law Librarians’ Society of DC and the Young Lawyers Section of the Bar Association of DC are co-hosting a legal research workshop to prepare students for summer work. The workshop will be held on Friday, April 8 at Georgetown Law Center. Registration is $30, including lunch. You must register by April 1, 2011. Details and registration are available here.