Library News & Events
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Learn how to interpret, verify, and expand statutory research on WestlawNext. Please sign up for this class online via the Westlaw Training Calendar at www.lawschool.westlaw.com. You will see a link for the Training Calendar on the left side of the Home Screen after signing in with your OnePass credentials.
Open house format from 11 - 12. Stop on by the computer classroom with your questions. Research classes from 12:00-12:30, repeated at 12:30. Please register for the classes here. No registration needed for the open house sessions.
As a student at Yale Law School, you have free and unlimited access to Bloomberg Law. Learn how this service integrates comprehensive federal and state legal authority (including dockets) with Bloomberg's proprietary news and company information in one place.
Register for the program here. Classes last approximately 50 minutes and start every hour. Location of the class varies by date:
November 9, 2011 - SLB 129
December 7, 2011 - SLB 122
If you did not receive your Bloomberg Law email, please contact Pamela Haahr.
We will show you how to access WestlawNext via your Smartphone and iPad. The WestlawNext website automatically syncs with WestlawNext Mobile (m.lawschool.westlaw.com) and the WestlawNext iPad App, so research started on one device can easily be accessed and continued on another. You’ll also learn how to download material from WestlawNext to your Kindle.
This class is taught in a "Top Ten" format and will show you some of the newest WestlawNext features and functionality.
Most of the material that is available on PACER is available in the docket databases on Bloomberg Law and Westlaw. PACER has a few more of the underlying documents and is the only source for certain stypes of cases, Bloomberg Law and Westlawhave all of the docket information available in PACER (except for a few classes of cases) and most of the underlying documents. In addition, Bloomberg Law includes access to many state dockets and some UK dockets.
Bloomberg Law and Westlaw should be your first docket research stop. PACER charges $0.10 per page VIEWED. The law libary MAY reimburse you for PACER charges that you incur, however, to be eligible for reimursement, you must meet with John Nann (email@example.com) or Julie Krishnaswami (firstname.lastname@example.org) before you incur the charges. You must register for your own PACER account here: https://www.pacer.gov/psco/cgi-bin/regform.pl
Please check out our docket research guide for more information. And the Law Library collects certain records and briefs, see our court records, briefs and oral arguments research guide for more information
If you'd like to learn how to use PACER without incurring any charges, please use the PACER Training Website.
Stop by the Westlaw table in the Dining Hall on Monday, October 17th from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Westlaw trainers will be on hand to show you how to access WestlawNext via your Smartphone and iPad. The WestlawNext website automatically syncs with WestlawNext Mobile (m.lawschool.westlaw.com) and the WestlawNext iPad App, so that research started on one device can easily be accessed and continued on another.
Learn about Connecticut Legislative History Research and Connecticut's Legislative Web Page, including: Home page orientation, Quick Search, Navigation Bars, Advanced Search Page orientation, Legislative Research Highlights. Light lunch will be served, please register here.