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Free & Alt resources; Precision Searching (LRC)

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Learn in-depth legal research with our library research certificate program! Classes are held on Tuesdays at noon. Check Blackboard for the full list of classes with days, times and location, and find program information at http://library.uchastings.edu/services/certificate.php Classes left for the Spring term: – Free and alternative resources (3/17) – Conducting precision searching (3/24)

Legal Research Certificate classes

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Learn in-depth legal research with our library research certificate program! Classes are held on Tuesdays at noon. Classes left this term are: Administrative law; Free and alternative resources; Conducting precision searching. Check Blackboard for the full list of classes with days, times and location, and find program information at http://library.uchastings.edu/services/certificate.php

Patent Research

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Google’s Beta Patent Search Engine covers the entire collection of patents made available by the United States Patent & Trademark Office — from patents issued in the 1790s through those issued in the middle of 2006, totalling almost 7 million. Lexis-Nexis hosts the famous Chisum on Patents. Walker on Patents was first published in 1885… Continue reading

How to Get Ideas for a Note Topic

Published on: Author: Teresa L

To see a list of recent cases organized by topic (including but not limited to: Antitrust, Bankruptcy, Commercial Law, Criminal Justice, Education, Environmental Law, Family Law, Health, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Products Liability, Real Property or Tax), look in the Westlaw Directory under Legal Periodicals & Current Awareness | Westlaw Highlights & Bulletins |… Continue reading

Lexis Training

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Here is the list of Lexis classes and individual meeting times. The schedule changes each month so to find out about future sessions, contact Debbie at 415-595-5048.