Spring classes on library resources and tools

Spring classes on library resources and tools

Are you ready to spring into learning more about how library resources and tools can help you? If so, consider signing up for one of our upcoming research training classes. We’ll be having snacks and lunch at these sessions. Registration is helpful, but not required–feel free to show up!

Have thoughts about other class topics we should offer or timing of library classes? Please let us know!

Finding a Paper Topic
Wednesday, March 25, 5:00-5:30pm; cookies and snacks will be served
Location: Library conference room 524
Taught by: Michelle Pearse
Find a great paper topic using library resources for inspiration.
Register now

Efficient/Free/Low-cost Legal Research
Monday, April 6, 12:00-12:45pm; Stonehearth pizza will be served
Location: WCC room 3013
Taught by: Carli Spina
Planning on government, non-profit, or public interest work? Learn the best sites and tips for legal research that won’t cost a lot.
Register now

Citation Tools
Tuesday, April 7, 12:00-12:45pm; Otto’s pizza will be served
Location: Library conference room 524
Taught by: Claire DeMarco
Learn the pros and cons of Refworks and Zotero for storing and citing your research, plus learn how HLS’s new Perma.cc service can help preserve online sources in your citations.
Register now

Working with Hollis
Wednesday, April 8, 4:00-4:45pm; cookies and snacks will be served
Location: Library conference room 524
Taught by: Aslihan Bulut
Learn to get the most out of the Library’s catalogue Hollis+ in this class covering basic and advanced search techniques for books, articles, finding aids, images, and more, plus learn when Hollis Classic can be helpful.
Register now

Beyond Lexis & Westlaw: Other Legal Databases
Thursday, April 9, 4:00pm – 4:45pm; cookies and snacks will be served
Location: Library conference room 524
Taught by: Meg Kribble
Go beyond Lexis and Westlaw and learn how BNA, HeinOnline, Proquest Congressional, and other resources can be useful for research and helping you to stay current with the law.
Register now

Beyond Lexis and Westlaw: Non-legal Databases
Friday, April 10, 12:00-12:45pm; Otto’s pizza will be served
Location: Library conference room 524
Taught by: Jennifer Allison
Planning to do some interdisciplinary research? Learn search tips for general and specialty databases like Academic Search Premier, Business Source Complete, ERIC, Google Scholar, PsycINFO, PubMed, and others, plus how to find more databases.
Register now

About: Meg Kribble

Research Librarian & Outreach Coordinator at the HLS Library.
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