Welcome to the December newsletter from York Library. For updates, visit our Blog via ELITE > My Library > Library Blogs > York When are we open? Until Thursday 20th Dec Mon-Thu: Fri: Sat & Sun
Westlaw and LexisLibrary Certificates! 8.30am - 7.30pm 8.30am - 6.00pm 12.00pm - 5.00pm
Friday 21st Dec
Test your research skills and get a certificate! If you want to gain certification in Westlaw and/or LexisLibrary you have 2 options:
The Library will be CLOSED from 12 noon Fri 21st Dec until 8.30am Wed 2nd Jan.
Speak to your student rep. They can run a short, face-to-face, 1-2-1 training session, and will then show you how to complete the certification online: Westlaw – firstname.lastname@example.org LexisLibrary – email@example.com
Normal term-time hours resume on Wed 2nd Jan 2013.
Alternatively, go straight to the online certification webpages for Westlaw and/or LexisLibrary:
Loans over the Vacation Loan periods will be extended over the vacation: starting Sat 15th Dec 2012, loans will be due from Mon 7th Jan 2013. To borrow over the vacation, first clear any outstanding fines. Don’t forget to renew any existing loans taken up to Fri 14th Dec to ensure you get the extended loan over the break! 7th
If you are not due to be in College on Mon Jan, you must renew your loans on this day to avoid incurring fines. ‘Table event’ – LexisLibrary and Westlaw Come and meet Joseph Thompson and Rebecca Edney, your student reps for LexisLibrary and Westlaw, on Sat 8th December, over lunchtime (in the café), to find out more about these resources. They will be promoting the databases, and we’ve heard there will be freebies on offer! Contact Joseph or Rebecca for more details: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
http://uklawstudent.thomsonreuters.com/researchthe-law/westlaw-uk-basic-certification/ http://uklawstudent.thomsonreuters.com/researchthe-law/westlaw-uk-advanced-certification/ http://www.lexislibrarycertification.co.uk/
Gaining a certificate will provide valuable recognition of your research skills, and will look great on your CV!
Introducing Practical Law Company (PLC)… If you haven’t used PLC before it’s a great resource for many areas of law. Students have reported using it for PLR and PfP2 research. Access it at ELITE>My Library>Databases>Practical Law Company Find out more by viewing the PLC training webinar at ELITE >My Library>Research Support > PLC Training A ‘student ambassador’ for PLC has recently been appointed, and will be able to help you with your PLC enquiries after Christmas. More details to follow…
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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!