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Research Assistant Workshop, June, 2022

Learning Objectives

This guide is an introduction to resources at the library and includes writing tools, subject specific resources, and advanced strategies for legal research.

Learning Objectives

  1. Research Assistants will be able to find library services on the library's website
  2. Research Assistants will be able to apply advanced legal research search strategies
  3. Research Assistants will be able to find databases by subject & jurisdiction
  4. Research Assistants will be able to find dockets & analytic reports on Bloomberg Law
  5. Research Assistants will be able to find legislative resources
  6. Research Assistants will be able to find international and foreign legal resources
  7. Research Assistants will be able to apply writing tools to their assignments

Agenda for Workshop

Law Library Summer RA schedule

9am-9:20: Library 101 and top databases (Emma Babler)

9:20-10: Drop-in research session #1

10-10:20: Writing and research tools (Kris Turner)

10:20-11: Drop-in research session #2

11-11:20: Legislative history and docket searching (Jenny Zook)

11:20-12: Drop-in research session #3

12-12:20: An introduction and primer on foreign and international law (Sunil Rao)

12:20-1pm: Final Drop-in research session

Contact Information - Speakers & Reference Staff

Emma Babler - Reference & Technology Librarian, Emma.Babler@wisc.edu

Elizabeth Manriquez - Scholarly Communications & Reference Librarian, Elizabeth.Manriquez@wisc.edu

Sunil Rao, Foreign & International Law Librarian, Sunil. Rao@wisc.edu

Eric Taylor, Evening Reference Librarian, eric.taylor@wisc.edu

Kris Turner, Assistant Director of Public Services, Kris.Turner@wisc.edu

Jenny Zook - Reference & Instructional Services, Zook@wisc.edu

Law Group

 

University of Wisconsin Law Library Reference Staff

 

Law Group

Contact:

975 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706
608.262.1128

Website

Subjects:

Law