Yale Law Library - News and Events
March 2009 - Posts
Lawyering Skills: A Crash Course in Legal Writing, Research, and Practice
When: Friday, May 1, 2009 from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Room 122
This two-hour program will give students vital information to help them
succeed in their first jobs or their summer jobs. The program is comprised of
four 30-minute workshops that cover the following topics: legal writing; legal
research; how to succeed at a law firm; and how to succeed in a clerkship.
Students will also be informed on how to connect to Yale Law Library resources
over the summer.
Prepare for Practice - Database Training
Learn the Top Ten Time and Cost Effective Research Strategies on Lexis and
Westlaw by attending an hour-long, joint session in the Library's Computer Lab
on L2. Class will be held on Wednesday, April 8th, from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. with a
repeat session from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m, and again on Wednesday, April 22nd, from
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. with a repeat session from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. All law students are welcome, no registration is required.
Representatives from CCH will be providing training sessions on their
database on Wednesday, April 1st from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. and again on Wednesday,
April 29th, from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. CCH is a practitioner-oriented database
used by private law firms practicing in tax, business, e-commerce, and
employment law. All law students are welcome, no registration is required.
Request Law Library books for delivery through Eli Express
Effective Monday, March 16, 2009 the Law Library is pleased to announce the abililty of University Library patrons to request law library books to be delivered to a library of choice on this campus. Participating Yale libraries include Sterling, Bass, Divinity, Drama, Engineering, Epidemiology and Public Health, Forestry, Geology, Kline Science, Medical, Seeley Mudd, Music, Social Science.
For assistance with requests for delivery of Law Library materials, e-mail email@example.com.
New Law Library Acquisitions for February 2009
The Law Library's list of new acquisitions for February 2009 are now available:
Or, as always, you can visit the library's new acquisitions web page: http://www.law.yale.edu/library/acquisitions.asp.