Many of you have registered for Winter semester classes already, but if you’re like I was your schedule will change significantly before Jan. 3 — or maybe even later. We wanted to make sure you were aware of the classes offered by our law library faculty during Winter semester. Each is a one-credit class.
Advanced Legal Research, Law 796R §11
Gary Hill, Tuesday 1 pm, 275/276 JRCB
This course will cover research topics and advanced techniques in the following areas: administrative law, legislative history, practice materials, government documents, non-legal databases, internet resources, tax research, treaties, and family law. There are assignments for each area and a bibliography that is to integrate the topics and techniques learned in the course.
International Legal Research, Law 796R §22
Dennis Sears, Monday 1 pm, 275/276 JRCB
This course focuses on international organizations and issues. Students will learn about basic international organizations such as the United Nations, the European Union, the International Court of Justice, the World Court, UNCITRAL, and others. Students will become acquainted with documents generated by these organizations and will be introduced to various hardcopy and online resources available to research them. In addition, the course will address issues such as international trade, human rights, etc.
Introduction to Law Librarianship, Law 796R §24
Galen Fletcher, Thursday 10 am, 296 JRCB
This course highlights current trends and developments in information aspects of the legal profession. Introduces the various departments and types of specialization within law libraries, and examines different types of law libraries, their organizational structures, collections and services. Designed for students with an interest in law librarianship or legal bibliography or both.