Upcoming Training: Westlaw and Quicklaw


Brush up on your research skills at the library in March by attending our next two training sessions: March 1 (Westlaw) and March 28 (Quicklaw), each running from 12:00 – 1:00pm. Stop by the CCLA Library for one or both of the sessions, and count it towards your CPD hours! Best of all, it’s free!

As always, the sessions are held in the CCLA Library, located in Room 2004 on the main floor of the Ottawa Courthouse, 161 Elgin Street. If you would like to attend either of the following, or if you have any questions at all, drop me a quick email at blauritzen@ccla-abcc.ca. Walk-ins are also welcome. Bring your lunch with you!

Westlaw: Case Studies; Thursday, March 1st, 12:00 to 1:00 PM, CCLA Library
Skip the keyword search. Learn how to use Westlaw resources efficiently and effectively by walking through specific case study examples. Use the Canadian Encyclopedic Digest, Canadian Abridgment, and KeyCite features to very quickly narrow and find the most relevant case law, legislation, and commentary that you need. Westlaw basics will also be reviewed. Bring your own research questions!

What’s New on Quicklaw; Wednesday, March 28th, 12:00 to 1:00 PM, CCLA Library
Let them narrow the search results for you. Learn how to use Quicklaw’s Canada Digest, Canada Quantums, and Quickcite features to search within the most relevant case law, legislation, and commentary, instead of starting from scratch. Quicklaw basics will also be reviewed.

For experienced members, these programs count for 1 Substantive Hour toward the annual LSUC CPD requirement. These CPD hours are not accredited for the new member requirement.

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