NOV 28

Legal Resources on the Internet (MCLS)

In addition to how to locate materials, the lawyer-librarian instructor will discuss how the sources fit into our legal system. The special challenges presented by legal reference will be discussed, and advice given about how to avoid the unauthorized practice of law. (2 days / 2 - hour session per day)

Course Overview

In this two-session online workshop, participants will learn to locate quality legal resources on the World Wide Web. The class will focus on state and federal primary legal materials, as well as reliable secondary legal sources, including legal self-help websites. In addition, the lawyer-librarian instructor will discuss how the sources fit into our legal system.

The special challenges presented by legal reference will be discussed, and advice given about how to avoid the unauthorized practice of law. Recommendations for inexpensive or essential print and electronic materials that might be purchased to supplement free Internet resources will also be made.

This class will be online using WebEx online workshop software. All registered attendees will receive an email with WebEx login information a few days prior to the class date.

This workshop has been approved for four (4) General Library Education Units (LEUs) for Indiana staff.

Register to attend

Start Date

28 November 2017

End Date

29 November 2017

Time

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Eastern Standard Time, North America (UTC - 4)

Cost

Per-person rates
$79 (MCLS members)
$159 (Non-MCLS members)

Group viewing rates
$199 (MCLS members)
$279 (Non-MCLS members)

Course Provider

MCLS

Course Length

4.0 Hours (2 days / 2-hour sessions per day)

Course Format

Live Online

Contact

training@mcls.org

Subject Area

Reference and Discovery