Real World Research is a program of 45-minute classes on specialized topics of research presented by the Law Library throughout the academic year. The program focuses on areas of research inquiry that often come up in the "real world" outside of the classroom that might not be covered in your regular coursework.

Fall 2012 Schedule

September 5, 2012Bloomberg Law training

Bloomberg Law is a powerful legal research system - an innovative combination of comprehensive legal content, dockets, SEC filings, practice-area insights with the addition of Bloomberg BNA, and search and alert tools that are seamlessly integrated with Bloomberg’s world-class news, market and company information. Come get tips on how to best take advantage of the unrestricted and unlimited access to this all-inclusive legal and business resource available to all Berkeley Law students, librarians, faculty and staff.

Location: 145 Boalt
Time: 12:45pm - 1:30pm

September 19, 2012California and Federal Bills – Sources for tracking and research

Reference Librarian Ramona Martinez will demonstrate various online resources available for tracking both California and Federal legislation. Come learn how to keep tabs on what your legislators in Sacramento and DC are up to.

Location: 145 Boalt
Time: 12:45pm - 1:30pm

October 17, 2012Stay current with BNA

Reference Librarians Ellen Gilmore and Leah Granger will highlight some of the specialized current awareness resources available through the library’s BNA subscription. Keep up to date with the latest developments in your favorite area of law.

Location: 145 Boalt
Time: 12:45pm - 1:30pm

October 24, 2012Election research

Reference Librarian Ramona Martinez will highlight some online current awareness resources available to research issues and candidates on the November 2012 national ballot. Be an informed voter!

Resources: link bundle

Location: 145 Boalt
Time: 12:45pm - 1:30pm

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