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  • Visit our interdisciplinary web page with a wide array of useful databases and related resources to guide you in your research.

     

  • Penn Law’s supportive community includes our librarians.

  • Biddle Law Library supports Penn Law’s faculty scholarship through our research, publication, and digital scholarship depository services.

  • Build your professional skills with our research classes and workshops announced on our events page.

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Upcoming Events

March 4, 2015

  • Transactional Research
    12:00 PM Tanenbaum 345

    Prepare for summer clerkships or clinical courses with this tutorial that reviews transactional materials available on WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law. This tutorial looks at sample transactional documents and clauses, annotated documents, and guides (checklists) that will guide the student through a variety of transactional research questions.   We will also briefly review secondary sources that are useful in transactional work.

March 17, 2015

  • Litigation Research
    12:00 PM Tanenbaum 345
    Prepare for summer clerkships or clinical courses with this tutorial that reviews litigation resources available on WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law.  The tutorial will also look at the Pacer and Bloomberg docketing systems.  This tutorial looks at sample litigation forms such as interrogatories, pleadings, jury instructions, and motions. It will guide the student through a variety of litigation research questions.   We will also

    briefly review secondary sources that are useful in carrying out research related to litigation.

March 18, 2015

  • Research Using Non-law University Resources & Reference Management Tools
    12:00 PM Tanenbaum 345

    Conducting interdisciplinary research for a seminar or need to consult non-law material for a journal comment, student group activity or public service assignment? Interested in learning about tools to keep your research results better organized?  This tutorial will show you how to access and use the databases, e-resources and other complementary resources for outside disciplines – such as business, economics, medicine and the social sciences – that are available to law students through Penn Libraries. We will also cover RefWorks, Zotero, Mendeley and other helpful tools for storing and organizing your research results and quickly creating bibliographies in various formats, including Bluebook and MLA.