16th National Legal Research Teach-In

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April 13-19, 2008

Compiled and edited by
Jennifer S. Murray

GAMES

Overview
Banned Books Crossword Puzzle
Law Day Crossword Puzzle

Kathleen (Katie) Brown
Faculty and Student Services Librarian
St. Thomas University Law Library
16401 N.W. 37th Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33054
(305) 623-2339
kabrown@stu.edu

HANDOUTS and GUIDES

Overview
Guide to Citation of Unpublished State Court Opinions
Guide to Citation of Unpublished Federal Court Opinions Issued before January 2007

Karen Breda
Legal Information Librarian and Lecturer in Law
Boston College Law Library
885 Centre St.
Newton, MA 02459-1161
(617) 552-4405
bredaka@bc.edu

Overview
Florida Statutes and Legislative History Research
Kathleen (Katie) Brown
Faculty and Student Services Librarian
St. Thomas University Law Library
16401 N.W. 37th Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33054
(305) 623-2339
kabrown@stu.edu

Overview
Guide to Environmental Law Research
Tips on Researching Environmental Law
Ms. Terrye Conroy
Reference/Public Services Librarian
University of South Carolina
Coleman Karesh Law Library
Main & Greene Streets
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-1659
conroyt@gwm.sc.edu

Overview
Research Processes Tipsheet
Seven Ways to Find Caselaw Tipsheet
Westlaw Connectors Tipsheet

Westlaw Search Logic Introductory Tipsheet
Sarah Gotschall
Reference Librarian
University of Arizona
Rogers College of Law Library
1501 E. Speedway
Tucson, AZ 85721-0176
(520) 481-2613
sarah.gotschall@law.arizona.edu

Overview
Digests in Print Chart
American Jurisprudence 2nd in Print Chart
Corpus Juris Secundum in Print Chart
William E. Magee
Research Services Librarian
Regent University Law Library
1000 Regent University Dr.
Virginia Beach, VA 23464-9897
(757) 226-4098
willmag@regent.edu

Overview
Basics of United States Government and Legislation
Sources of Federal Law in the United States

Teresa C. Stanton
Reference Librarian for Foreign & Comparative Law
University of California School of Law Library
214-C Boalt Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-7210
(510) 643-2947
tstanton@law.berkeley.edu

Overview
Research Guide: Chinese Law
Foreign and Comparative Legal Research Guide
Topical Research Guide: Intellectual Property

Sharon Wang
Reference Librarian
Osgoode Hall Law School Library
York University
4700 Keele St.
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 Canada
(416) 736-5893
swang@osgoode.yorku.ca

RESEARCH EXERCISES

Overview
Comparing Treatises in Book Form and Online

Susan Nevelow Mart
Faculty Services Librarian & Adjunct Professor of Law
University of California
Hastings College of the Law Library
200 Mc Allister St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 565-4759
marts@uchastings.edu

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS

Overview
Researching Environmental Law

Ms. Terrye Conroy
Reference/Public Services Librarian
University of South Carolina
Coleman Karesh Law Library
Main & Greene Streets
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-1659
conroyt@gwm.sc.edu

Cost-Effective Research Overview
Cost Effective Legal Research
Legal Research Review Overview
Legal Research Review
Ms. Lisa Smith-Butler
Assistant Dean, Law Library & Technology Center & Associate Professor of Law
Nova Southeastern University
3305 College Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314
(954) 262-6211
smith-butlerl@nsu.law.nova.edu

Overview
Legal Research Academy: Courting Success; Government Information
Jane Underwood
Reference Librarian
Capital University Law Library
303 E. Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215-3200
(614) 236-6463
junderwood@law.capital.edu

Overview
Bluebook Guide
Bluebook 101: Books and Articles
Bluebook 101: Cases
Bluebook 101: Electronic Sources
Bluebook 101: Magazines, Newspapers, Etc.
Bluebook 101: Short Citation Forms
Bluebook 101: Introductory Signals
Bluebook 101: Statutes
Mary Whisner
Reference Librarian
University of Washington
Gallagher Law Library
William H. Gates Hall L130
Box 353025
Seattle, WA 98195-3025
Phone: (206) 543-7672
whisner@u.washington.edu

Cheryl Rae Nyberg
Reference Librarian
University of Washington
Gallagher Law Library
William H. Gates Hall L130
Box 353025
Seattle, WA 98195-3025
(206) 543-7672
cnyberg@u.washington.edu