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Summer RA Workshop - 2020: Introduction

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Welcome to the 2020 edition of the MacMillan Law Library’s Summer RA Workshop LibGuide.  This guide has been created to help the Summer RAs of 2020 find answers to some of our most Frequently Answered Questions covered during the 3-hour workshop held on May 27, 2020.  

Each workshop presenter has created a tab in this guide that includes information about the topic discussed.  Some tabs also include additional information, explanations, and links beyond what was covered in our short time together.  

If you can’t find the answers here, contact information is available within each tab as well as in our Staff Directory located on our website. 

If you have a specific research related question, remember one-on-one research consultations are available all summer long using this form.


9:30 – 9:35     Welcome and Workshop Overview
                        Christina Glon, Associate Law Librarian for Research Services

9:35 – 9:50     MacMillan Law Library’s Website (Including Emory Databases
                        and Student Consultation Form)

                        Erin Grimes, Law Librarian for Archives and Research Services

9:50 – 10:10    Introduction to MLL's LibGuides
 Elizabeth Christian, Law Librarian for Research Services 

10:10 – 10:30 Circulation Information for Summer Research Assistants
                        Billy Tringali, Law Librarian for Outreach 

10:30 – 10:40 Short Break (10 minutes)

10:40 – 11:10 Research Strategies - Finding Just What You Need
                       Abby Deese, Law Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Research Services 

11:10 - 11:40  Beyond Westlaw and Lexis – Additional Databases 
Amy Flick, Foreign, Comparative and International Law Librarian 

11:40 – 12:00 Wrap-up and Q&A Session
                        Christina, Erin, Elizabeth, Billy, Abby, and Amy