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Charles B. Sears Law Library SUNY Buffalo Law School

Prepare for Practice: Legal Research Clinics, May 2015

The Law Library will be holding Prepare for Practice: Legal Research Clinics to help you to prepare for summer employment or your first fulltime job from May 26 through May 28, 2015.

The Legal Research Clinics are for Law Students ONLY.

Sign up for any or all sessions via the following form or at the Reference Desk or by email


I would like to register for the following legal research clinic/s:

Class Day Time Location
Tuesday, May 26
Lexis and Westlaw
(segment & field searching)
Tues. 5/26 12:00-1:00pm 630A
Shepard's Citations & Keycite
Tues. 5/26 1:15-2:15pm 630A
Wednesday, May 27
Federal basics
(statutes, regulations & cases)
Wed. 5/27 12:00-1:00pm NY Alcove
New York basics
(statutes, regulations & cases)
Wed. 5/27 1:15-2:15pm NY Alcove
Thursday, May 28
No Lexis, No Westlaw, No Worries -- Free Legal Research Websites Thurs. 5/28 12:00-1:00pm 630A
Secondary Sources
(ALR, current awareness services, journal indexes, HeinOnline)
Thurs. 5/28 1:15-2:15pm 630A
Individual or Group sessions

To schedule individual or group sessions or another topic, contact Marcia Zubrow at 645-2160 or

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You may also wish to explore our self-help methods for learning effective legal research and our legal bibliographies (LibGuides).

The Reference Librarians are available throughout the summer and can be reached at 716-645-2047 or

Any questions about the legal research clinics, please call Marcia Zubrow at 645-2160 (or email, Brian Detweiler at 645-2384 (or email, or the Reference Desk 645-2047.