Legal research & database training for students in Sept and Oct.

We are pleased to offer the following legal research and database training sessions in September and October:-

Hard-copy made easy (legal research workshop)

How to find the law using Halsbury’s laws, Halsbury’s statutes, Current law and The Digest in their hard-copy format

  • 12.40pm – 1.20pm Monday 3 October
  • 12.40pm – 1.20pm Tuesday 4 October
  • 12.40pm – 1.20pm Thursday 6 October
  • 12.40pm – 1.20pm Friday 7 October
  • 3.30pm – 4.30pm Sunday 16 October
  • 12.15pm – 1.00pm Monday 17 October
  • 12.15pm – 1.00pm Tuesday 18 October
  • 12.15pm – 1.00pm Wednesday 19 October

Finding commentary (legal research workshop)

How to find legal commentary using dictionaries, Halsbury’s laws and practitioner texts online

  • 12.15pm – 1.00pm Thursday 20 October
  • 12.15pm – 1.00pm Friday 21 October

Lawtel database training and certification

  • 2.00pm – 3.00pm Friday 9 September

LexisLibrary database training and certification

  • 12.15pm – 1.15pm Thursday 22 September
  • 12.15pm – 1.15pm Friday 23 September

Westlaw database training and certification

  • 10.15am – 11.15am Friday 9 September
  • 12.15pm – 1.15pm Friday 9 September
  • 12.30pm – 1.30pm Monday 17 October (available to GDL students only)
  • 3.45pm – 4.45pm Monday 17 October (available to GDL students only)

If you would like to attend any of the training, you will need to book a place using the sign-up sheets on ELITE.

  • ELITE > click on the My Centre tab
  • Under Welcome to Guildford> Click here
  • Click on the workshop title that you would like to attend
  • Click on Sign-Up to add your name to the list

Sign-up sheets will be available from Friday 2 September.

Please note that places are strictly limited.  If you sign-up, you are expected to attend.  If you are unable to attend, please cancel your place, so that it can be made available to others.

There are also other legal research training opportunities available:-

  • More workshops in November (Finding case law and Finding legislation)
  • i-Guides (10 minutes online tutorials) available on the My Library tab on ELITE
  • Online tutorials in the Help pages of the major legal databases
  • Student representatives from the Lexis and Westlaw legal databases