INSIDER TIPS FROM THE LIBRARY Make the most of the opportunities available to master legal research while at VLS!
JULIEN is the library’s online catalog. Search JULIEN (http://julien.vermontlaw.edu ) for journals, books, ebooks, treatises, secondary law materials and links to databases. Find what outdoor gear is available in the gear shed by searching “gear shed.” Even better, JULIEN is mobile, so you can search everywhere you go!
GET TO KNOW THE LIBRARY STAFF
The library staff is extremely helpful, knowledgeable, and friendly. Meet with a librarian before beginning a research paper to strategize and discover resources. Walk-in reference is available Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM-5PM (check at circulation to see who is on duty), or email firstname.lastname@example.org or a librarian directly to set up an appointment.
ATTEND TRAINING & TAKE AN ADVANCED LEGAL RESEARCH CLASS!
Legal Research is an important lawyering skill. While you are at VLS, take advantage of the opportunities to master legal research. Multiple research trainings and special sessions are offered throughout the year. During the spring and summer, specialized legal research classes are offered including: Advanced Environmental Legal Research, Prepare to Practice, Administrative Law, and general Advanced Legal Research.