Monthly Archives: September 2007

Additional Westlaw Training Sessions

Kimberly Wolenberg, Our Westlaw representative is scheduling more training for all law students. Here is the schedule:

Tuesday, October 2ndBasic Westlaw Training – This class covers all the basic online research skills that a 1L should know by the end of fall semester. Plus, you’ll earn TRIPLE WestlawRewardsTM Points for 30 days!
10:45-11:15 am in Room 338
Donuts will be provided.
 

12:45-1:15 pm in Room 334
Pizza will be provided.
 

Wednesday, October 3rdMotions, Briefs, and Forms – Every 2L and 3L should know how to find and use motions, briefs, and forms. You will learn the easiest and most cost-effective ways to access and use these resources on Westlaw. Plus, you’ll earn 100 WestlawRewardsTM Points for attending!
8:30-9:00 am in Room 338
Donuts will be provided.
 

Top 5 Cost-Effective Research Tips on Westlaw – Partners and clients will expect you to research in a cost-effective manner. This class will teach you 5 cost-effective research tips that you will be expected to know in practice. Plus, you’ll earn 100 WestlawRewardsTM Points for attending! 
12:45-1:15 pm in Room 334
Pizza will be provided.
 

Thursday, October 4th – Digest Searching – Learn how the West Topic & Key Number System saves you time and helps you find the case law you need. Plus, you’ll earn 100 WestlawRewardsTM Points for attending!
 
8:30-9:00 am in Room 338
Donuts will be provided.
 
12:45-1:15 pm in Room 334
Subs will be provided.
 
Please remember to sign up online or email Kimberly so that proper food accommodations can be made for each session.*  (post-david) 

New Lexis and Westlaw Classes

Be sure to sign up and attend these sessions.  Two new Lexis classes have been added to the schedule: Shepard’s & Basic Research Skills class this Wednesday.
Wednesday, September 19th, 2007 at 12:45 in room 333!
Danielle Eckelt, Lexis Representative will show students how to search for cases, narrow their results to the most relevant results and then Shepardize. Students will earn 100 Lexis points for attending and I provide pizza. This 40 minute
class will begin at 12:45 and will be held in room 333.
Class Info:
*          Wednesday, September 19
*          12:45-1:25
*          Room 333
*          Sign up at www.lexisnexis.com/myschool 
 

Secondary Sources & Statutes Class:
Tuesday, Sept. 25th, there will be a class on Secondary Sources & Statutes. The class will be 40 minutes. Students will receive 100 Lexis points for attending and Pizza provided !!!!!
Class info:
*          Tuesday, September 25th
*          12:45-1:25
*          Room 135
*          Pizza and 100 Lexis points
*          Sign up at www.lexisnexis.com/myschool

WESTLAW: See post below for more details. 

Tuesday, September 18th, 12:40-1:30 pm – room 135 — 1L Basic Training (30 Minutes, 12:45-1:15 pm) — 1Ls ONLY
Wednesday, September 19th, 12:40-1:30 pm – room 230 — Training (30 minutes, 12:45-1:15 pm) — 2Ls/3Ls ONLY
Thursday, September 20th, 12:40-1:30 pm – room 135 — Everything You Need To Know About KeyCite (30 minutes, 12:45-1:15 pm) - ALL STUDENTS      (Post – del)

Interested in Learning Lexis?

Danielle Eckelt, our Lexis representative is giving a class in basic LexisNexis.  Learning LexisNexis Class: The Learning LexisNexis class is a 30 minute introduction to Lexis. I will show students how to navigate the Lexis website, pull cases, case briefs, study outlines and how to print. I will provide lunch and the students will receive 100 Lexis points. The class is Wednesday, September 12 at 12:40 in Room 138.   (Post-David)  

Need Training on Westlaw?

Here is your chance for lunch and learn.  Kimberly Wolenberg (Kim), our Westlaw representative, will be giving training classes during lunch with pizza ! The following classes are schedule for students on Westlaw Training:
 
Tuesday, September 18th, 12:40-1:30 pm – room 135 — 1L Basic Training (30 Minutes, 12:45-1:15 pm) — 1Ls ONLY
 
Wednesday, September 19th, 12:40-1:30 pm – room 230 — Training (30 minutes, 12:45-1:15 pm) — 2Ls/3Ls ONLY
 

Thursday, September 20th, 12:40-1:30 pm – room 135 — Everything You Need To Know About KeyCite (30 minutes, 12:45-1:15 pm) - ALL STUDENTS      (Post – del)