For University of Minnesota Law Students
We're Here to Help
We welcome the opportunity to assist you with research questions and assignments. Whether it’s finding the answer to a quick reference question, providing a refresher on how to research case law, or devising the most efficient research strategy for an in depth research assignment in law or other disciplines, we’re here to help.
How to Contact Us
In person: (office hours), Phone: 612-625-4309, Chat Reference Service, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Feel free to contact any of these librarians directly to arrange an individual consultation for research assistance from a specific librarian.
- Legal Writing Course
Students enrolled in the First Year Legal Writing Course receive legal research instruction from the reference librarians. Reference librarians also coordinate instruction sessions provided by our school's Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance and WestlawNext representatives.
- Advanced Legal Research Seminar
This seminar is usually offered in the fall and spring semesters.
- Foreign & International Legal Research Seminar
- Law Library Brown Bag Research Session Series
The lunch hour programs offered in this series cover a variety of topics from basic refreshers on case law and statutory research to more advanced or specialized areas of legal research such as legislative history and administrative law.
- Bloomberg Law
Jackie McCloud (email@example.com) is our Bloomberg Law Representative. Student Representatives can be reached by logging on to Bloomberg Law and clicking on the "Contact Representatives" link.
Sarah Bigler (firstname.lastname@example.org) is our LexisNexis Representative. Student Representatives can be reached by logging on to LexisNexis.
Laura Nelimark (email@example.com) is our Westlaw Representative. Student Representives can be reached by logging on to Westlaw.
- CALI - Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (www.cali.org) (Registration Required, see Reference Office for information)
CALI lessons are interactive, computer-based tutorials provided by the non-profit Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (www.cali.org). There are over 625 lessons available to help you study 32 different legal subject areas at www.cali.org. Lessons are completely free for our law students. They are great for mastering material during the semester and for studying for exams.
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