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.

Spring 2009 Schedule

February 25Bloomberg – What can it do?

Come learn about this very powerful database from Business Research Librarian, Gary Peete. Gary was most recently a reference librarian at the Haas School of Business library, and he is now working with us here at Boalt. Take advantage of Gary’s expertise, and put Bloomberg to use while you have access to it as a Boalt student.

Resources: TBA

Location: Training Lab, M128 (across from Student Computing Lab)
Time: 12:45am - 1:30pm

March 11E-books – What's available and how do I use it?

Did you know that the library has a collection of e-books that includes classic legal treatises as well as the latest popular titles?  Find out what’s available to you right on your laptop!

Resources: eBrary Features and ToolsHein Online Training HandoutOnLaw Training Handout

Location: Rm. 145
Time: 12:45am - 1:30pm

April 1Business research

Don't be an April Fool when it comes to business and financial research! Gary Peete will make another appearance to explain how to research company and industry information.  Find SEC filings, industry profiles and much more.

Resources: TBA

Location: Rm. 145
Time: 12:45am - 1:30pm

April 8 — California practice materials

Hit the ground running on the first day of your summer job.  Learn what kinds of resources a typical California law firm library will have and how to use them to your advantage.  Impress your boss!

Resources: TBA

Location: Rm. 145
Time: 12:45am - 1:30pm