Tag Archives: Legal Research Instruction

LibGuides for Legal Research Course Websites

For many years, I used a free pbworks.com wiki for my administrative law research course website. It has worked perfectly fine over the years, but the site format hasn’t really changed in forever. It looked a bit dated, or maybe … Continue reading

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What Librarians Can Do to Improve Bar Exam Outcomes

by Emily Siess Donnellan The National Jurist recently published an article that discusses various ways that institutions are re-tooling their curriculum to improve student outcomes on the bar and to get them practice ready. The article highlights a study that found … Continue reading

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The Fight to Bring Legal Research to the Front

by Brandon Wright Adler Last week I gave a lecture to the Advanced Legal Research course about the economics of legal research. Most of the students in this class are 3L’s and nearly ready to take on the legal world. … Continue reading

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Designing a Legal Research Course: Phase 2-?

by Tig Wartluft In a previous post, I discussed three phases of designing a legal research course. During Phase 2, the question became: how do we organize the obvious content that we must include without allowing that content to override and … Continue reading

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Designing a Legal Research Course

by Tig Wartluft Nearly two years ago I started a new position. My very first day I attended the law school’s faculty meeting; during that meeting it was announced that there was going to be a change to the required … Continue reading

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Shareholder Proposals as a Teaching Tool

by Susan Azyndar Editor’s Note: Many thanks to Susan Azyndar for this excellent guest post. Susan is currently a reference librarian at Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law and co-author of the 2015 article  A New Era: Integrating Today’s “Next … Continue reading

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Secondary Sources: Should they really be first?

by Christina Glon Another semester’s over, and I’m another semester wiser. This academic  year, Emory Law tried something radically different in our JM program. Lucky for me, I had the opportunity to represent the library in this new endeavor. Allow me … Continue reading

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