IS 530GA Law (Legal Resources)

This course will provide an introduction to legal resources and the practice of legal reference services. It is intended for those may who are interested in working with legal materials in any environment, and not just for those interested in law librarianship. The course will begin with a look at the legal and ethical issues related to answering legal reference questions. It will then take an exhaustive look at legal research materials and methods. Included will be discussion of secondary legal research tools, as well as case law, regulations and statutes.

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Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).