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NEW! Online West’s Study Aids

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The Law Library is excited to announce that you now have full access to West’s Online Study Aids.  These include the Acing Series, Black Letter Outlines, Career Guides, Concise Hornbooks, the Exam Pro Series, Flash Cards, Gilbert Law Summaries, High Court Case Summaries, Hornbooks, Law Stories, Legalines, Nutshells, the Short & Happy Guides, the Sum… Continue reading

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

E-Learning from Westlaw

Published on: Author: Teresa L

West eLearning Center has free web-based modular courses with short lessons (4-10 minutes) to help you become a more efficient researcher. West eLearning allows you to learn at your own pace, on your own schedule and to track your progress online. If you need a refresher, try the Westlaw Fundamentals course: this series of short… Continue reading

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

Westlaw Training for 1Ls

Published on: Author: Teresa L

For the following Westlaw training sessions, please bring your laptop to follow along with the instructor. Thursday 1/25/2007 12:40 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Room E 2:40 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Room A 3:40 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Room A Friday 1/26/2007 12:40 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Room 219 Monday 1/29/2007 11:40 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.… Continue reading