ASL Library

News and events at the Appalachian School of Law Library (Grundy, VA).

Monday, October 29, 2012

ASL Campus CLOSED Oct 30

Due to winter weather conditions, the ASL Campus (including the Library) will be closed on Tuesday, October 30. No classes will be held. There will be NO card access into the Library.

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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Get REAL!: Finding Secondary Sources

Sometimes you just don't know where to start on your legal research projects. When you're stuck, a great starting place might be a secondary source. Why start with secondary sources (and why aren't they called "primary sources" if you should start with them)? Find out on Monday, October 22, at 11 am, when we discuss these great treasures. Class will meet for about fifteen minutes by the Reference Desk.

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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Get REAL!: Finding Treatises

We'll be offering our first "Get REAL!" (Research and Electronic-Assisted Learning) tutorial on Monday, October 15. Learn how to find treatises -- those mammoth learned works on major topics. Join us at the Reference Desk on Monday at 11 am for a short introduction to our online catalog, which helps us keep track of all our treatises (plus other legal research materials too!).

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Thursday, October 04, 2012

Westlaw Training: October 8-9

Westlaw representative Lynne Rozier will be on campus on Monday, October 8, and Tuesday, October 9, for Westlaw training for 1L students. Classes will meet in the Library Seminar Room for one hour each.

Monday, October 8
* 10:30 am - Scott (§4)
* 11:30 am - Loudenslager (§2)
* 4:00 pm - Makeup

Tuesday, October 9
* 8:00 am - Kiser (§1)
* 9:15 am - Kiser (§5)
* noon - Baker (§3)
* 1:15 pm - Baker (§7)

Lynne will also offer 2L/3L training for interested students. On Monday, October 8, she will hold the following hour-long classes to be held in the Library Seminar Room:

* 1:30 pm - WestlawNext Certification 101
* 2:45 pm - WestlawNext Certification 201
* 4:00 pm - Transactional Law*

(* Note: The Transactional Law class will only be held if no LP students attend the makeup class also scheduled for that time.)

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