Upcoming Award opportunities

Earn points toward the Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills for the following:

  • J. William Conger Symposium (1-point): Tuesday, March 4, 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Native American wing, Gold Star) – no registration required
  • Brown Bag: MS Word Formatting Tips for Briefs (1-point session) – sign up in TWEN:

Wednesday, March 5, 5:00-6:00 p.m. (PC users will meet in the Homsey Small Computer Lab, Gold Star; Mac users will meet in the Special Collections room)

Thursday, March 6, 5:00-6:00 p.m. – Mac users ONLY (meet in the Special Collections room)

  •  Award Class: Administrative Law Research (4-point session) – sign up in TWEN: Sunday, March 9, 1-2:30 p.m. & 6-7:30 p.m., Homsey Small Computer Lab
  • Brown Bag: Bluebook Refresher (1-point session) – sign up in TWEN: Monday, March 10, Noon-1 p.m., Homsey Small Computer Lab

How to register for a class:

  1. Sign in to Westlaw at http://lawschool.westlaw.com.
  2. Select the TWEN link on the top of the page
  3. Select “Add A Course”
  4. From the list select the course “Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills”
  5. Click the “Submit” button on the bottom of the page.
  6. You will be redirected to your course list
  7. Again, select the course “Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills”
  8. Select the “Sign-up sheets” link on the left hand column
  9. Choose the course you would like to attend
  10. Choose the time and select “Sign Up”

If you have any questions or need additional information, please e-mail sadavis@okcu.edu.

 

Reminder: Upcoming Award Opportunities

Earn points toward the Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills for the following events:

1)  Brown Bag: Health Law Resources (1-point session): Monday, February 24,  noon to 1:00 p.m. (Homsey Small Computer Lab, Gold Star)

2)  Legislative History Research (4-point session): Tuesday, February 25,  noon to 1:30 p.m.; Sunday, March 2: 1:00-2:30 p.m. & 6:00-7:30 p.m. (Homsey Small Computer Lab, Gold Star)

3)  J. William Conger Symposium (1-point): Tuesday, March 4, 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Native American wing, Gold Star) – no registration required

4)  Brown Bag: MS Word Formatting Tips for Briefs (1-point session): Wednesday, March 5, 5:00-6:00 p.m. (PC users will meet in the Homsey Small Computer Lab, Gold Star; Mac users will meet in the Special Collections room)

How to register for a class:

  1. Sign in to Westlaw at http://lawschool.westlaw.com.
  2. Select the TWEN link on the top of the page
  3. Select “Add A Course”
  4. From the list select the course “Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills”
  5. Click the “Submit” button on the bottom of the page.
  6. You will be redirected to your course list
  7. Again, select the course “Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills”
  8. Select the “Sign-up sheets” link on the left hand column
  9. Choose the course you would like to attend
  10. Choose the time and select “Sign Up”

Contact Sabrina Davis (sadavis@okcu.edu) if you have any questions or need additional information.

Additional Opportunities for Award Points

The following opportunities for points toward the Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills have been added to the law school master calendar and the TWEN site:

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 – J. William Conger Symposium on “New Approaches to the Practice of Law” (1 point)

  • 1-2 p.m. in the Native American Wing at Gold Star
  • 1 point for attending
  • There is no advance sign-up sheet for this event.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 – Brown Bag: MS Word Formatting Tips for Briefs (1 point)

  • 5-6 p.m.
  • PC users will meet in the Homsey Small Computer Lab; Mac users will meet in the Special Collections room in Gold Star
  • Sign-up sheets now available on TWEN – please sign up for the correct session!

Reminder: This Week’s Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills Classes

There are still spaces available for the following Award classes being offered this week:

 1)      Developing a Legal Research Strategy (4-point session): Tuesday, February 11:  noon to 1:30 p.m.; Sunday, February 16: 1:00-2:30 p.m. & 6:00-7:30 p.m.

 2)      Pro Bono Resources Brown Bag (1-point session): Wednesday, February 12, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

 Where:  Homsey Small Computer Lab (Gold Star)

 For more information on the Award program, click here, or ask one of the reference librarians.  All upcoming classes for this semester have been added to the calendar on TWEN and the law school’s master calendar. All currently enrolled Oklahoma City University law students are eligible to participate. 

Students may sign up for training sessions through TWEN:

  1. Sign in to Westlaw at http://lawschool.westlaw.com.
  2. Select the TWEN link on the top of the page
  3. Select “Add A Course”
  4. From the list select the course “Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills”
  5. Click the “Submit” button on the bottom of the page.
  6. You will be redirected to your course list
  7. Again, select the course “Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills”
  8. Select the “Sign-up sheets” link on the left hand column
  9. Choose the course you would like to attend
  10. Choose the time and select “Sign Up”

If you have any questions or need additional information, please e-mail Sabrina Davis (sadavis@okcu.edu).

Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills Begins in February

The Law Library’s Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills will begin this semester with “Developing a Legal Research Strategy” on Tuesday, February 11, at noon in the Homsey Small Computer Lab in the Law Library. This session is worth 4 points toward the Award, and will be repeated on Sunday, February 16, at 1 PM and again at 6 PM. The schedule for this semester is:

Feb. 11: noon-1:30 pm (Developing a Legal Research Strategy)

Feb. 12: 5-6 pm (Brown Bag: Pro Bono Resources)

Feb. 16: 1-2:30 pm & 6-7:30 pm (Developing a Legal Research Strategy)

Feb. 20: noon-1 pm (Brown Bag: Health Law Resources)

Feb. 25: noon-1:30 pm (Legislative History Research)

March 2: 1-2:30 pm & 6-7:30 pm (Legislative History Research)

March 9: 1-2:30 pm & 6-7:30 pm (Administrative Law Research)

March 10: noon-1 pm (Brown Bag: Bluebook)

March 25: noon-1:30 pm (Family Law Research)

March 30: 1-2:30 pm & 6-7:30 pm (Family Law Research)

April 2: noon-1 pm (Brown Bag: Title Examination)

April 8: noon-1:30 pm (Summer Associate Training)

April 13: 1-2:30 pm (Summer Associate Training)

 

To sign up for a session, follow these steps:

  1. Sign in to Westlaw at http://lawschool.westlaw.com
  2. Select the TWEN link on the top of the page
  3. Select “Add A Course”
  4. From the list select the course “Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills”
  5. Click the “Submit” button on the bottom of the page
  6. You will be redirected to your course list
  7. Again, select the course “Award of Accomplishment in Legal Research Skills”
  8. Select the “Sign-up sheets” link on the left hand column
  9. Choose the course you would like to attend
  10. Choose the time and select “Sign Up”

If you have any questions, see Sabrina Davis, Reference Librarian (sadavis@okcu.edu).

Remember to follow us on Twitter and check our blog posts on The Gavel for updated information.  There is also a display in the Reference Wing with information on the Award Program and upcoming sessions.