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Law Made Public - Free Legal Database Training - Downtown

San Diego Law Library
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Feb 10 10:00AM - 10:15AM

Law Made Public

Free Tutorials on Legal Databases at the San Diego Law Library

Feeling overwhelmed by legal research? Whether you're a landlord looking to evict a tenant, an entrepreneur starting a business, or representing yourself in a divorce, your life can be made a little bit easier if you know how to research with legal databases.

Here at the San Diego Law Library, we have access to a number of powerful legal databases that are freely available to the public. Learn how to make the most of our resources by attending one of our free Law Made Public classes.

Taking place in our Downtown locations computer lab and taught by a reference librarian, these 15-30 minute sessions will provide you with the tools you need to perform legal research. Topics will include Lexis Advance 101, finding primary and secondary sources on Lexis, how to find forms, Shepardizing, an introduction to HeinOnline, and an overview of CEB OnLaw.


Saturday, February 3 @ 10AM: Using CEB OnLaw

  • Is the CEB you found in the library already checked out? Find out how to access the same title online!
  • An overview of how to browse, search, retrieve, and print materials


Saturday, February 10 @ 10AM: Lexis 101

  • Lexis Advance is one of the largest and most commonly used legal databases
  • Learn the resources available on Lexis and some basic tips on how to research like the pros


Saturday, February 17 @ 10AM: Finding Primary Sources on Lexis

  • Learn how to read a citation found in legal documents
  • Find and review federal and state statutes and case law


Saturday, February 24 @ 10AM: Finding Forms and Secondary Sources on Lexis Advance

  • Learn about the collection of forms and secondary sources on Lexis
  • Find resources by browsing or searching


Saturday, March 3 @ 10AM: Shepardizing on Lexis

  • Is the case you're using still good law? Find out by Shepardizing
  • Learn how to read a Shepard's report and Lexis shortcuts for Shepardizing


Saturday, March 10 @ 10AM: An Overview of HeinOnline

  • Interested in legislative history or legal journals? HeinOnline is a great place to start!
  • Overview of the resources available on HeinOnline and how it can be used in your research



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No registration is necessary. Walk-ins are welcome. Please check in at the Information Desk by 9:55am.

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