Category Archives: Reference/Research

Researching the Law: Finding Cases and Judicial Documents – Part 2 – An Introduction to Judicial Dockets, Oral Arguments and Court Records and Briefs 1 LEU

Part 2 of this webinar will introduce participants to federal and state judicial dockets.  Participants will learn what a docket is and about the different types of documents that are generated throughout the life of a court case.  We will also discuss how to find court briefs and oral arguments using both commercial and free resources.

Date recorded: 02/13/20

Format:  Archived YouTube Format

Presenter:  Jennifer Morgan, Jerome Hall Law Library, Indiana University

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Researching the Law: Finding Cases and Judicial Documents – Pt. 1: An Introduction to Court Structure and Finding Case Law – 1 LEU

Part 1 of this webinar will introduce participants to the structure of the American legal system, the federal court structure, and the concepts of stare decisis and judicial precedence.  Participants will learn how different states structure their court systems, with a focus on Indiana.  We will explore different free sources for researching case law, including state judiciary websites and Google Scholar.  Finally, we will discuss Nexis Uni, a commercial legal database, commonly available at academic libraries.

Date Recorded: 2/6/20

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter:  Kimberly Mattioli, Jerome Hall Library, Indiana University

Do the Research, Land the Job! Using INSPIRE for improving the Job Search – 1 TLEU

logo for Indiana's INSPIRE databasesAs more people come into our libraries looking for help with the job search (public, school, and academic) we as library employees need to be prepared. Helping them become more prepared will likely help them succeed in their search. This webinar will break down that search and go over common tools in the INSPIRE database suite that you may have overlooked.

Date Recorded: 12/18/19

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter:  George Bergstrom / Indiana State Library, Southwest Regional Coordinator, Professional Development Office


Looking to the Cloud: Using Google’s G Suite at Your Library – 1 TLEU


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Learn how Google’s G Suite web-based software can bring simplicity, flexibility, and collaboration to your library through Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drive.  We’ll also cover how to sign up for Google for Nonprofits, which brings this platform to your library for free.

Date Recorded: 11/16/18

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenters: Devon Henderson / Huntington City-Towhship Public Library


 

Encounter the Past: The Indiana State Library’s Digital Collections – 1 TLEU

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Focused on school librarians, this webinar is an introduction to the Indiana State Library’s digital collections.  It provides a basic overview of the collection and how to use them as primary source materials.

 

Date Recorded: 9/25/18

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Chris Marshall, Digital Collections Coordinator, Indiana Division, Indiana State Library


Using iga.in.gov – 1 TLEU

This webinar will show participants how to use the freely available information on the Indiana General Assembly’s website. Topics covered will include bill tracking and finding Indiana statutes and regulations.

Date Recorded: 9/20/18

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Kim Mattioli, Student Services Librarian, Jerome Hall Law Library, Indiana University Maurer School of Law


Wix Workshop Part 2: Advanced Features with Wix – 1 TLEU


Take your Wix website to the next level.  In this session you will learn about free Wix tools you can use to promote and manage events on your website, optimize your site for search engines, and easily create and manage email newsletters.

Date Recorded: 4/27/18

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Stacey Lipschitz  / Academic Partnerships Manager with Wix


Legal Research Basics for Librarians – 1 TLEU

This webinar will help you answer legal research questions from patrons and will also help you assist patrons who are doing their own legal research. Starting with an overview of different types of legal authority we will distinguish between primary and secondary authority. Then we will look at strategies and tools for finding state and federal statutes, regulations, and case law. Paying special attention to Indiana materials we will demonstrate how to use a variety of free websites to conduct legal research on-line. We conclude with tips for how to stick to conducting legal research and avoid providing legal advice.

Date Recorded: 3/29/18

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Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter:   Cheri Harris / Indiana State Library

 

 


Wix Wizardry: Free Websites in a Flash – 1 TLEU


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Attendees will learn what Wix.com has to offer as a free, drag-and-drop website building tool.  They will become familiar with the basics of using the Wix Editor to customize templates and add elements like images, text, pages, menus, and apps.

Date Recorded: 10/25/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Alexander Hampton / Central Library, Indianapolis Public Library