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Archive for January 22nd, 2019

Bloomberg Law Basics Free Webinars

Legal research is an integral part of law school education. To build your research skills and confidence, Bloomberg Law offers free 30-minute live webinars on mastering the search bar and Boolean searching. Students can also learn to find on-point case law and ensure it is still good law with BCite.

Register now with the links below. All webinars start at 2 pm Eastern Time.

  • Tuesday, January 29 – Using the Search Bar
    Learn how to get the most out of natural language  aka “big box” searching using the Bloomberg Law search bar.
  • Thursday, January 31 – Boolean Searching
    Boolean searching, also known as Terms and Connector searching, is the preferred search method of master researchers. Construct precise searches to find precise results using Boolean operators. Learn all about them in this webinar.
  • Tuesday, February 5 – Finding Case Law
    Finding on-point case law is the cornerstone of legal research. We’ll cover all the basics in this webinar on searching for court opinions.
  • Thursday, February 7 – Updating Case Law With BCite
    So you’ve found a great case – but is it still good law? Find out how to tell the good cases from the bad with BCite.

If you have a schedule conflict, you can still benefit from the content. All webinars are recorded so you can watch at your convenience. Review the entire spring semester webinar schedule and the library of recordings using your Bloomberg Law username and password here.