Source Collection 2017 – Materials

Here are the slides from the recent Law Library presentation to new editorial staff of the UCI journals.

Congratulations to the new editors! We look forward to working with you this year.

Legal Research in Practice – Fri. 5/12

 

 

 

Friday, May 12.
9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in MPAA 420.
Select two sessions and get practical tips on research and job success in different jurisdictions and settings.

RSVP online by April 30 so that we can tailor the sessions to your job placements and guarantee enough snacks.

For the students who will be doing transactional or international legal work this summer, you are welcome to attend but you may also want to set up an individualized training with a librarian. For transactional, email Lisa Junghahn at ljunghahn@law.uci.edu. For international, email Jessica Pierucci at jpierucci@law.uci.edu.

Can’t make it? Look out for a follow-up email with links to online documentation.

Celebration of Books – 4/10

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Professor Michele Goodwin, Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Professor Richard Hasen, and Professor Christopher Whytock at the 2016 Celebration of Books.

The entire UCI Law Community is welcome to the Law Library’s Eighth Annual Celebration of Books on Monday, April 10, 2017.  Join us in the Reading Room as we highlight and acknowledge the publications authored and co-authored by UCI Law Faculty from March 2016 through March 2017.

  • 10:00 a.m.: Coffee and pastries in the Library vestibule.
  • 10:15 a.m.: The event, including remarks by the authors, begins.

This year, we are honored to celebrate Dean Erwin Chemerinsky and Joe DiMento, Catherine Fisk, Melody Lembke, Christopher Leslie, Carrie Menkel-Meadow, Katie Porter, Tony Reese, and Song Richardson.

Research Training for Clinics – Aug. and Sept.

The reference librarians are here to help you with research related to your clinic projects! Over the past few weeks we have visited the Core Clinic Orientation and taught longer sessions in the International Justice Clinic, the Immigrant Rights Clinic, and the Criminal Justice Clinic.

  • Check out our research guide with suggested resources for each of the core clinics: UCI Law Library – Core Clinics.
  • Come by the Reference Desk with questions during the weekdays, email RefDesk@law.uci.edu, or call (949) 824-6746.
  • Ask for a longer research consultation or request a “20-Minute Training.

Legal Research in Practice – Mon. 5/9

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Monday May 9.
9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in MPAA 420.
Select two sessions and get practical tips on research and job success in different jurisdictions and settings. RSVP by filling out our online form.

Session 1 – 60 minutes (choose one)

  • California research
  • Federal research
  • Policy research

Break – coffee & cookies

Session 2 – 60 minutes (choose one)

  • Working for a judge
  • Working for an attorney

Raffle

  • Law students who attend both sessions will have a chance to win an iPad!

Can’t make it? Want to go to more than one? Look out for a follow-up email with links to online documentation.


Celebration of Books – Tues. 3/22

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Dean Chemerinsky at the 2015 celebration.

The entire UCI Law Community is welcome to the Law Library’s Seventh Annual Celebration of Books.  Join us in the Reading Room as we highlight and acknowledge the publications authored and co-authored by UCI Law Faculty from March 2015 through March 2016.

  • 10:00 am: Coffee and pastries will be offered in the Library vestibule.
  • 10:15 am: The event, including remarks by the authors, will begin.

This year, we are honored to celebrate Dean Erwin Chemerinsky and Professors Michele Goodwin, Rick Hasen, and Christopher Whytock.

20-Minute Training – Dockets – Thu. 2/18

blaw-dockets12:00 to 12:20 pm (or later) in Law 3600 
Get an introduction to searching dockets in Bloomberg Law, with lots of time for questions at the end. We’ll cover:

  • Help
  • Advanced searching
  • Email updates (including tips on using your Lawnet GMail to automatically filter and file email updates)

 (This training is in response to a student request. Any UCI Law student is welcome to attend. Or request your own small-group training online!)

Core Clinic Orientation

The reference librarians are here to help you with research related to your clinic projects!

  • Check out our research guide with suggested resources for each of the core clinics: UCI Law Library – Core Clinics.
  • Come by the Reference Desk with questions during the weekdays, email RefDesk@law.uci.edu, or call (949) 824-6746.
  • Ask for a longer research consultation or request a “20-Minute Training.

1L Pro Bono Kickoff – Get Research Help on Your Projects

The reference librarians are here to help you successfully participate in pro bono projects! We can help you find forms, model documents, practice guides, and so much more. Check out our guide with resources for some of the more research-intensive projects: UCI Law Library – Pro Bono Projects.

Come by the Reference Desk with questions during the weekdays, email RefDesk@law.uci.edu, or call (949) 824-6746. Librarians are also available for longer consultations by appointment – just reach out to your liaison librarian to schedule a time. (Note: your liaison is usually the librarian who taught your legal research course.)