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Wisconsin State Law Library Website
Thursday, September 8, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Milwaukee Public Library, Meeting Room 1

FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is suggested through the Milwaukee Public Library and space is limited. Call 414-286-3011 to register. These are demonstration classes.

Intermediate Westlaw
Tuesday, September 20, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Wisconsin State Law Library training room

Learn how to best utilize Westlaw in this course by Discovering the power behind WestSearch plain language searching; Utilizing "Find a case by party name" feature; Learning about result list sorting and advanced filtering techniques, such as "search within results"; Exploring headnotes and other editorial enhancements, such as notes of decisions and statutes index; Covering advanced options for filtering Citing References; Learning about content category pages in the "Browse" menu.
FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is limited to 8. Register Online | Print Registration Form

Power Search
Thursday, October 6, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Wisconsin State Law Library training room

Save time and money by searching in the right place first. This class will survey search techniques and results for free websites (like Google) and specialty sites (like Westlaw and HeinOnline). Learn search shortcuts for your favorite websites and understand the kind of information you can get from each source.
FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is limited to 8. Register Online | Print Registration Form

Westlaw Classes
Thursday, October 13
Advanced Legal Research with Westlaw, Noon - 1 p.m.
Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility Research with Westlaw, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Milwaukee Public Library, Meeting Room 1

FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is suggested through the Milwaukee Public Library and space is limited. Call 414-286-3011 to register. These are demonstration classes.

What's New on Westlaw
Tuesday, October 18, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Wisconsin State Law Library training room

The objective of this course is to update and refresh Westlaw users on Westlaw, and show new tools, features, and content available. The new tools and content enhancements will also assist attorneys in providing more cost effective researching to their clients.
FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is limited to 8. Register Online | Print Registration Form

Wisconsin Briefs Online
Wednesday, November 2, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Wisconsin State Law Library training room

Learn how to access Wisconsin Appellate Briefs on WSCCA and the UW Law Library's website. This class is an introduction to searching for Wisconsin Appellate Briefs available for free on the Internet.
FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is limited to 8. Register Online | Print Registration Form

Using the Internet to Research Companies
Wednesday, November 10, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Milwaukee Public Library, Meeting Room 1

FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is suggested through the Milwaukee Public Library and space is limited. Call 414-286-3011 to register. These are demonstration classes.

About Our Classes

Library staff offer both free and fee-based classes on legal research and using electronic resources in the legal research process. All classes meet in the library's computer training room which is equipped with eight computers for hands-on instruction. All WI State Law Library classes are held at the Wisconsin State Law Library, 120 MLK Jr. Blvd., 2nd floor, in downtown Madison. Map / Parking

If the class you want is already full, contact Tammy Keller to be added to the waiting list. She will call you in the event of a cancellation, or you'll receive first notice when the class is scheduled again.

Classes Offered

The Wisconsin State Law Library strives to offer 12-15 classes per year. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits are secured for most classes. Below are some of the most popular offerings in recent years. Please tell us what additional classes we should offer! Contact Kristina Martinez.

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