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May 26, 2009

Upcoming Class: BadgerLink

Legal research often involves using more than just legal resources. When you need background information from newspapers or magazines, you need BadgerLink. Lisa Reale, BadgerLink Coordinator, Reference and Loan Library, will show you how to use BadgerLink's databases to search thousands of magazines and journals, and hundreds of newspapers, full text and all for free.

Wednesday, June 24, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
FREE Class. 1 CLE credit applied for

Pre-register online for this class or print a registration form.

May 21, 2009

Library Closed: Memorial Day

The Wisconsin State Law Library, Dane County Legal Resource Center, and Milwaukee Legal Resource Center will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

May 14, 2009

Westlaw Class - Two Spots Remain: Wednesday, May 20

Come learn about FREE Westlaw at the Wisconsin State Law Library! This class will showcase WestPack, a Westlaw service offered on the library's public access computers. This service includes free searching of state and federal primary law - cases, statutes, codes and legislation. Library patrons also have access to KeyCite, online forms and treatises, such as McQuillin: The Law of Municipal Corporations; Norton Bankruptcy Law and Practice 2d; Fletcher Cyclopedia of the Law of Private Corporations; and much more. This class will include tips on Boolean and Natural Language searching.

Using Westlaw at the State Law Library
Wednesday, May 20, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
FREE Class. 1 CLE credit applied for.

Pre-register online for this class or print a registration form.

May 10, 2009

Explore the New WILawLibrary.gov!

Welcome to our dynamic new website, which makes it even easier to find Wisconsin legal resources. The website offers new features and a fresh, modern and highly functional new look.

With its natural colors and clean lines, the site reflects the aesthetics of the library. Along with a new style, the website features accessible and neatly arranged information.

Tour our enhanced legal topic pages, browse through our new county resources database, and explore online document request forms. Use our tutorials and research guides in the learning center or contact us with your legal research questions today!

We always appreciate comments from our users. Tell us what you think about our new site!

May 4, 2009

WSLL @ Your Service: May Issue

The May issue of WSLL @ Your Service has been published at http://wilawlibrary.gov/newsletter/0905.html

In this issue:
  • New Website Sneak Peek
  • What's New: upcoming classes and other library news
  • MLRC News
  • National Library Week @ DCLRC
  • This Just In... : new and updated library materials
  • Tech Tip in Brief: Free markup tool for PDF documents; Twitter and the TinyURL; Reader Comment
  • Odds 'n' Endings: sources of early Wisconsin law and legal history

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