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Summer RA Workshop - 2024


Welcome to the 2024 edition of the MacMillan Law Library’s Summer RA Workshop Research Guide.  This guide has been created to help the Summer RAs of 2024 find answers to some of our most Frequently Answered Questions covered during the 3-hour workshop held on Wednesday, May 8, 2024.  

Each workshop presenter has created a page in this guide that includes information about the topic discussed.  Some pages 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 page 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: Student Research Consultation request.


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

9:35 - 9:45     MacMillan Law Library's Website and Research Guides
Elizabeth Christian, Law Librarian for Research Services 

9:45 - 10:00   Bluebooking for Research Assistants 
                       Allison Coffey, Law Librarian for Research Services

10:00 - 10:30 Circulation Information for Summer Research Assistants
                       Sarah Rodgers-Miller, Law Librarian for Outreach and Programming

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

10:40 - 11:00  Finding Articles
                       Andy Stamm, Law Librarian for Research Services

11:00 - 11:20   Research Strategies
                        David Yoo, Law Librarian for Research Services

11:20 - 11:50    Beyond Westlaw and Lexis – Additional Databases 
Amy Flick, Foreign, Comparative and International Law Librarian 

11:50 – 12:15  Wrap-up and Q&A Session
                         Christina, Elizabeth, Allison, S
arah, Andy, David, and Amy

Pre-Recorded Content

Pre-Recorded: Empirical Research
                        Andrea Quinn, Law Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Research Services

Session Recording - 2024 Workshop

Questions for the MacMillan Law Library?

Have a question for the Law Library?  Reach out to us via one of our question forms:

Faculty Research or Staff Question?
Please complete our Faculty Request form.

Student Research Question?
Please complete our Student Research Request form. 

MacMillan Library Hybrid Research Services:

          Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
          Saturday - Sunday: Closed 

MacMillan Library Building Hours (May 13 - August 16, 2024):

Monday - Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Reference Desk:
Monday: 1pm - 3pm
Tuesday: 10am - 12pm; Virtual only: 1pm - 3pm
Wednesday: 10am - 12pm; Virtual only: 2pm - 4pm
Thursday: 10am - 12pm; Virtual only: 1pm - 3pm
Friday: 10am - 12pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

IT Help Desk:
Monday - Friday: 
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Emory Law Archives:
Physical archives: By appointment only.
Digital archives: More information available here
Limited remote services are available on a case-by-case basis. 
Questions?  Email Anna Sturgill, Law Librarian for Archives and Assessment Services