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Summer RA Workshop - 2021


Welcome to the 2021 edition of the MacMillan Law Library’s Summer RA Workshop Research Guide.  This guide has been created to help the Summer RAs of 2021 find answers to some of our most Frequently Answered Questions covered during the 3-hour workshop held on May 12, 2021.  

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.

Workshop Recording


9:30 – 9:35     Welcome and Workshop Overview
                        Billy Tringali, Law Librarian for Outreach

9:35 - 9:55     Circulation Information for Summer Research Assistants
                       Billy Tringali, Law Librarian for Outreach

9:55 - 10:10    MacMillan Law Library’s Website
                        Erin Grimes, Law Librarian for Archives and Research Services

10:10 – 10:30  MacMillan Law Library's Research Guides
Elizabeth Christian, Law Librarian for Research Services 

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

10:40 – 10:55  Advanced Civics - Framework of Legal Information
                         Christina Glon, Associate Law Librarian for Research Services 

10:55 - 11:20   Research Strategies - Finding Just What You Need
                        Abby Deese, Law Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Research Services

11:20 – 11:30   Short Break (10 minutes)

11:30 - 12:00    Beyond Westlaw and Lexis – Additional Databases 
Amy Flick, Foreign, Comparative and International Law Librarian 

12:00 - 12:15   Beyond Emory - Using Research Guides from Other Libraries
                         David Yoo, Law Librarian for Research Services 

12:15 – 12:30  Wrap-up and Q&A Session
                         Billy, Erin, Elizabeth, Christina, Abby, Amy and David