The UBC Law Library is pleased to present its Legal Research Skills Series designed for students wanting to brush up on the basics or learn something new. This series will provide legal research instruction from experienced law librarians and hands-on learning activities. These sessions will help you review legal research basics and cover advanced topics in preparation for your summer or full-time job. Through demonstrations and hands-on exercises, you will review commercial and free online sources and learn cost-effective research techniques. Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet to these sessions. Restricted to current Allard School of Law students.

Space is limited, so register for the Legal Research Skills Series today!

The Law Library is offering the following training sessions for current Allard School of Law students and faculty.

WestlawNext Canada

  • Monday, January 16, 2017 at 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Lexis Advance Quicklaw (*NEW* interface with that replaces LexisNexis Quicklaw)

  • Monday, January 23, 2017 at 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

To register, please see Law – Commercial Databases Training Sessions

The Law Library is offering the following training sessions for current Allard School of Law students and faculty.

WestlawNext Canada

  • Monday, September 19, 2016 at 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Lexis Advance Quicklaw (*NEW* interface with that replaces LexisNexis Quicklaw)

  • Monday, September 26, 2016 at 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

To register, please see Law – Commercial Databases Training Sessions

Moot Court Room

Guest Speakers:
Madam Justice Victoria Gray, British Columbia Supreme Court
Madam Justice Barbara Romaine, Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench

Topic:
Justices Gray and Romaine will share their insights regarding legal research and writing.  The session will be an opportunity for you to learn about what judges view as good and bad research and writing skills, as well as pitfalls to avoid!  They will focus on what is expected from both counsel and law clerks.  There will be an opportunity to ask questions.

Date, Time and Location:
Wednesday, November 21, 2012, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Farris Hall, Room 106

Register: 
http://elred.library.ubc.ca/libs/dashboard/view/3748

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LexisNexis Quicklaw & Westlaw Canada
(Part of the Law – Commercial Databases Training Sessions)

• For all UBC Law Students and Faculty
• Registration is required – please click on the appropriate link below to sign up
• Please have your IDs and passwords before attending sessions
• Location: Allard Hall (Room depend on session)
• **IT WOULD BE USEFUL TO FOLLOW ALONG WITH YOUR OWN LAPTOP** (but not necessary)
• E-mail Elim Wong, Reference Librarian in the Law Library if you require passwords or have any questions.

LexisNexis Quicklaw
• Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012 at 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm – Click here.
• Friday, Sept. 21, 2012 at 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Click here.
• Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Click here.

Westlaw Canada
• Thursday, Sept. 20th, 2012 at 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm – Click here.
• Thursday, Oct. 4th, 2012 at 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Click here.
• Friday, Oct. 19th, 2012 at 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm – Click here.

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