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Spring 2023

Research Skills Workshops (RSW)

Each semester, members of the Mendik Library Reference Staff teach a number of Research Skills Workshops (RSW).

The RSW introduce important research concepts and tools and are Legal Practice course requirements:  Attendance is mandatory for all Legal Practice students.

Here are this semester's RSW (with dates):

  • EELR II RSW (Jan. 19 - Feb. 1).
    • EELR II, which will build on the basics introduced during last semester's EELR I, will be will be taught either during one of your regularly scheduled LP class sessions or at a specific time selected by your LP Professor.  This information will be given to you by your LP professor and you will not be registering in advance for your EELR I class. The goal is to teach all of the EELR I sessions in-school and in-person.
    • No advance registration.
  • Why Citations & Citators? RSW (Feb. 10 - Feb. 24).
    • Advance Registration Required - See Note, below.
  • Introduction to Administrative & Regulatory Research RSW (Feb. 26 - Mar. 10).
    • Advance Registration Required - See Note, below. 

Note:

  • Use the calendar, below, to register.*
  • Registration will open on Friday, January 20.
  • These RSW will be taught via Zoom.**
    • After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing the Zoom link for the RSW.
      • An example of the confirmation email is shown below the calendar.
    • 24 hours before the scheduled start of the RSW, you will get a reminder email which will contain another copy of the Zoom link.  
      • If you register less than 24 hours before the class start time (which is not a problem), you will only get the confirmation email (not the reminder).

*  Prof. Kade and Prof. Pell have decided that the Citations RSW and the Administrative Law RSW for their students will be taught  on specified dates and times.  Therefore, if you are have Prof. Kade (L1A & L2A) or Prof. Pell (L2E & L3B) you do not register in advance for the RSW.

**  Prof. Kade's and Prof. Pell's sections will be provided with any necessary Zoom links.

Calendar

RSW Email

 

Essentials of Electronic Legal Research I (EELR II)

EELR II, which will build on the concepts introduced during EELR I, will be will be taught either during one of your regularly scheduled LP class sessions or at a specific time selected by your LP Professor.  This information will be given to you by your LP professor and you will not be registering in advance for your EELR II class.  While the goal is to teach all of the EELR II sessions in-school and in-person, this may not be possible.

Video Link

EELR II Survey - Spring 2023