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A number of law training sessions are organised by the library over the academic year, and more information about each session is below. Additional training takes place in many law modules - your module handbook will provide information about when and where this is taking place
Do you need help in finding useful materials on Westlaw and LexisLibrary? Are you finding too many results? Or too few? Or are your results not relevant? Then this training is for you!
This training is suitable for LLB and GDL students at any stage in your course. It is also suitable for undergraduate students taking a law module as part of their course.
Topics covered include:
Each session lasts an hour and will include practical exercises.
Places are limited and booking in advance is essential. There are no legal database training sessions scheduled for the summer, but they will resume in the autumn.
If you want to come to the Advanced session without attending a Getting Started session first, please look at the description of the Getting Started course and ensure you are confident with those skills as the Advanced session will build on them
This hour-long workshop is ideal for:
It will cover:
There will be an opportunity in the workshop to practise your OSCOLA referencing and receive feedback.
Places are limited and booking in advance is essential. There are no OSCOLA workshops scheduled for the summer, but they will resume in the autumn.
If you cannot attend a workshop, there's plenty of OSCOLA guidance on the library's OSCOLA webpage.
There are wide range of videos and help guides, covering library skills and resources. Have a look at our Teach Yourself webpage to get started.
You may also find the information about law study skills useful.