Law Library Offers "Research Refreshers"

March 17, 2008Duke Law News

Before you head to that summer job, brush up on those research skills at the Law Library's annual Research Refresher brown-bag series! This year's schedule will help you review everything you've forgotten from LARW, and will also introduce some new, practice-oriented research topics in order to help you stand out in the crowd at work.

All classes will take place in Room 4172 from 12:15-1:15 p.m.* Dessert and drinks will be provided; attendees are encouraged to bring a lunch.

Monday 3/31: Cases & Court Documents (Lauren Collins)
Tuesday 4/1: Regulations & Administrative Materials (Melanie Dunshee)
Friday 4/4: Statutes & Legislative History (Jennifer Behrens)
Monday 4/7: “You Want Me to Research WHAT?!”: Getting Background & Keeping Current (Jennifer Behrens)
Tuesday 4/8: Life After Rewards Points: Free & Cheap Legal Research (Jennifer Behrens)
Thursday 4/10: Putting it All Together: Taking a Work Assignment from Start to Finish (Katherine Topulos)
Friday 4/11: Business Law Boot Camp* (Laura Scott)

*Note: Business Law Boot Camp is a special two-part Research Refresher. The first hour of this session will introduce you to basic business law research questions, some frequently-used resources, and helpful research strategies. The second part will give you hands-on practice researching business law issues. Students can choose to attend both parts of this refresher, or just the first.