How to Find the Law: Introduction to Basic Legal Reference

Event Information

Date: 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Event Type: 

Continuing Education - Face-to-Face Presentation

Event Category: 

Professional/Personal Development
Reference

CEU Hours: 

5

Location: 

Monroe Township Public Library, 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Cost: 

FREE - but you must register!
Target Audience

All interested library staff

Descriptions

Sponsored by LibraryLinkNJ - The New Jersey Library Cooperative 
Presented by The New Jersey Law Librarians Association:

How to Find the Law: Introduction to Basic Legal Reference

Join us for this all day program. Lunch will be provided.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at the Monroe Township Public Library (Middlesex County)
10:00 AM—4:00 PM (9:30 coffee & registration)

Deadline for Registration: Friday, September 23, 2016

Brush up on your legal reference skills to help your patrons find the legal information they need! A panel of law librarians will lead you through the maze of law research with this “by librarians, for librarians” workshop. If you never studied legal reference, would like a refresher, or simply want to respond more effectively to your patrons’ questions, this workshop is for you!

You will learn to identify and apply resources in these areas:

  • Basic legal materials
  • State and federal case law
  • State and federal legislation
  • State and federal administrative law
  • Internet resources

Bring along sample legal research queries and we’ll help you formulate successful search strategies!

Many thanks to the NJ Law Librarians Association for the sixth time they are presenting this very practical and useful workshop.

Registration Information

Limit: 

50

Registering for this class commits you to attending the entire all-day event. There is no cost to attend, but claiming a space and not attending prevents one of your colleagues from participating and is wasteful of resources.

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