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ResearchFest: Because Knowledge is Power

Posted by Library Blog on 10/10/2012 at 11:38 AM

Tuesday, October 23

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Bay View Room, 2nd floor of the law school


Here’s Why YOU Should Attend!

To view demonstrations throughout the day of Law School “Helpers” to support your academic success.

  • Learn how:  
    • CALI and RWU Law Guides Study Aids series can help you study for exams
    • CVN Law School can help you prepare for class by listening to case excerpts from your casebooks or watching video of civil litigation or trial advocacy video clips to hone your trial and appellate advocacy skills.

To discover resources beyond Lexis and Westlaw to enhance your legal research portfolio and job search.

  • Ask the Experts about:
    • The third major legal research platform, free to you up to six months after graduation (Bloomberg Law).
    • U.S. Law Week and many other current awareness publications to help you with topic selection for a paper or prepare for networking (BNA)
    • The #1 resource for PDFS of primary and secondary sources for federal , state and international legal research (HeinOnline)
    • Finding law review articles by topic without searching full text (EBSCO’s Index to Legal Periodicals and Books)
    • Resources for seminar paper or directed study that can save you photocopying time and money (Oxford Scholarship Online)
    • Locating Congressional materials (ProQuest)

Because participation means that you can also enter to win prizes, or score snacks and giveaways throughout the day!