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Spring 2020 – Research Recess!

During the 2020 Spring Semester, the O'Quinn Law Library reference librarians will offer three instructional sessions covering legal research topics. Each week, librarians will be at three different stations to provide a quick demonstration of a database or resource. These demonstration sessions will take place in the library over the course of three weeks in February, each session from 4-6 pm. Stop by the library any time during 4-6 pm on Wednesday, Feb. 12, Monday, Feb. 17, and Tuesday, Feb. 25 to learn about legal research and grab a bite on us! These sessions will be held in the library near the big TV screen. Food and beverages will be provided at each session.

1. Power Searching on Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law (Four Tips you need to know!)
Wednesday, February 12, 4:00-6:00 pm

Do you have what it takes to be a power user? At this session we will provide you with an understanding of how Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law are designed, and describe advanced search techniques to increase precision and reduce search time.

Food and Beverages Provided

2. Transactional Tools for Lawyers
Monday, February 17, 4:00-6:00 pm

Transactional research is important to the work of an attorney. This session will focus on online transactional tools including Practical Law (Thomson Reuters), Lexis Practice Advisor, and Bloomberg Law’s Transactional Intelligence Center. These transactional tools provide access to forms, clauses, drafting notes, and checklists.

Food and Beverages Provided

3. Specialized Legal Research
Tuesday, February 25, 4:00-6:00 pm

This session will focus on specialized areas of legal research.

Food and Beverages Provided





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