Library Workshops & Instruction

Schedule a Workshop

FACULTY: Reference librarians can provide specialized instruction sessions on basic legal research, or research in particular specialized areas of law. If you would like to arrange a lecture or tutorial on legal research for a class, please contact the Reference Department (ref@law.duke.edu or 613-7121).

Sample Past Workshops

Research Refresher 2014
  • 2L Summer Success Series Research Refresher: What to Know Before You Go (Deanne Morgan, Kate Dickson & Laura Scott, March 31, 2014)
    Handout | Edited Slide Deck (images removed)
Research Refresher 2013
  • Legal Research Refresher: What to Know Before You Go (Jane Bahnson, Marguerite Most & Janeen Williams, April 1, 2013)
    Handout
Research Refresher 2012
  • Research Refresher: What to Know Before You Go (Kristina Alayan, Jane Bahnson & Marguerite Most, March 22, 2012)
    Handout
Research Madness 2010
  • "You Want Me to Research WHAT?!?": Getting Background & Keeping Current (Jennifer L. Behrens, March 15, 2010)
    PPT | PDF | Handout | MP3
  • "Putting It All Together: Taking a Research Assignment from Start to Finish" (Marguerite Most, March 19, 2010)
    PPT | PDF | Handout
  • "Finding & Backgrounding People" (Jennifer L. Behrens, March 22, 2010)
    PPT | PDF | Handout | MP3
  • "Researching Business & Company Information" (Laura Scott, March 26, 2010)
    PDF | Handout
  • "Forms, Court Rules, and Court Filings" (Melanie Dunshee & Marguerite Most, March 29, 2010)
    PPT | PDF | Handout