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Classes

Introduction to Legislative History Research
Wednesday, June 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.

Intermediate WestlawNext
Tuesday, June 16, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Wisconsin State Law Library training room

FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is limited to 8. Register Online | Print Registration Form

WestlawNext Classes
Wednesday, July 8
Research Fundamentals on WestlawNext, Noon - 1 p.m.
Intermediate Research on WestlawNext, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Milwaukee Public Library, Meeting Room 1

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

Intermediate WestlawNext
Tuesday, July 21, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Wisconsin State Law Library training room

FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is limited to 8. Register Online | Print Registration Form

Beginniner WestlawNext
Tuesday, August 18, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Wisconsin State Law Library training room

This course will teach the user how to use the multi-functional search box to find a document and to research an issue. The user will learn how to use the new results display and how to sort and filter their search results. This course will also show the user how to verify their research using KeyCite, as well as expand their research using the new document toolbar and other resources. The user will learn how to manage and share their search results using Research History and the new annotating and Foldering functionality.
FREE. 1 CLE credit. Register Online | Print Registration Form

People Search
Wednesday, September 9, 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 WestlawNext
Tuesday, September 15, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Wisconsin State Law Library training room

FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is limited to 8. Register Online | Print Registration Form

WestlawNext Classes
Wednesday, October 14
Advanced Legal Research with WestlawNext, Noon - 1 p.m.
Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility Research with WestlawNext, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Milwaukee Public Library, Meeting Room 1

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

Advanced WestlawNext
Tuesday, October 20, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Wisconsin State Law Library training room

FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is limited to 8. Register Online | Print Registration Form

WI Briefs Online
Wednesday, November 11, 9 - 10 a.m.
Location: Wisconsin State Law Library training room

Learn how to access Wisconsin Appellate Briefs on the UW Law Library's website and WSCCA. 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

Searching Google Scholar and Google Books for Legal Research
Wednesday, November 11, 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 Lisa Winkler, Outreach Services Librarian

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