Calgary Law Library Group

A Legal Research Workshop, “Research in the Real World”

12 Apr 2016 2:41 PM | Anonymous

Once again, the Faculty of Law and Libraries and Cultural Resources at the University of Calgary is offering it’s a legal research workshop for law students working at firms, government, non-profit or corporate legal offices for the summer.

The workshop, Research in the Real World, will be held at Murray Fraser Hall, University of Calgary on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 from 8:45 am – 12:30 pm.  Cost is $35.  All presenters are CLLG members!

If you have summer students working at your firm/organization this summer, you may register them for the program with this Registration Form.  Please submit the Registration Form to Nancy Money at

The program this year focuses on the topics that were of most interest to last year’s attendees:

8:45 Welcome and Research Strategy – Kim Clarke, University of Calgary 

9:00 Statutory Research – Holly Booth, Alberta Law Libraries 

10:10 Civil Litigation Resources – Helen Mok, Parlee 

OR Solicitors Transactions – Jennifer Merchant, Field Law 

11:20 Natural Resources and Energy Law – Nadine Hoffman, University of Calgary

OR Corporate and Commercial Law – Jacquelyn DeGreeve, Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer and Christy MacKinnon, Bennett Jones

Every session will integrate a hands-on component which will allow the students to use some of the resources discussed in the session.  Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop or tablet to complete the hands-on component.  Individuals without laptops or tablets will still be able to participate as the hands-on exercise will be completed in a small group.

Please contact Kim Clarke at,  if you have any questions about the content of the program.

Research in the Real World is sponsored by the Cenovus Continuing Legal Education Program.


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