Library Events

20-Minute Micro-Training on Editing Tools

November 20, 2019

  • Nov 20
    Do you want to learn how to use editing tools like WordRake, and learn new editing tips on Microsoft Word?

    What good is your research if you can’t write about it clearly and concisely?

    Come to our next 20-minute micro-training on Wednesday, November 20th. Sign up here. You may attend either session.
    • 12:40 p.m. – 1:00:00 p.m.
    • 5:30 p.m. – 5:50 p.m.

    Room 725, Research Instruction Room Moakley Law Library 7th floor





Past Events



Administrative Law Research

October 24, 2019

  • Oct 24
    Do you need to know how to do administrative law research for a job, internship or class assignment? Come to the Law Library's 20-minute Micro-Training on Thursday, October 24th and learn how to:
    • Access proposed and enacted state and federal regulations
    • Find administrative decisions
    • Determine if a regulation or administrative decision is still good law
    • Save money for your clients and employers
    You may attend either:
    12:40 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. OR 5:30 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.
    Room 725, Research Instruction Room Moakley Law Library

Legal Research Retreat

October 26, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • Oct 26

    Have a research project coming up? Need a quiet informal spot with legal research librarians at the ready to help? Come for the whole day, a few hours or just one hour-- whatever works for you!
    Drop by the Faculty Meeting Room (410P, 4th floor, Dean's Suite) on Saturday, October 26, anytime between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Continental breakfast, coffee/tea, lunch, and snacks will be provided.
    Sign up here
    Direct any questions about the retreat to lawref@suffolk.edu.

Mandatory FYSIP Training

April 16th through April 24th

  • Apr 16

    These trainings are mandatory for all students in FYSIP and Accelerator-to-Practice summer internships. All sessions will take place in Lab 725, located on the 7th floor of Moakley Law Library opposite the stairs. There will be no make-up sessions. For questions, contact Liza Rosenof: lrosenof@suffolk.edu
    Click here for sign up page: Sign Up Page

Brush up on Bluebook for Write-On Competition

Two sessions. Training will last about 45 minutes.
  • Apr 18

    Thursday, April 18th at 5:15 Location: Rm 725. 7th floor of the Law Library. Directly across from stairwell.

  • Apr 19

    Friday April 19th at 2:00 Location: Rm 725. 7th floor of the Law Library. Directly across from stairwell.

Prepare to Practice: Inaugural Legal Research Conference

Join a group of your peers at a free, full-day legal research conference on Tuesday, May 21st from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm at Harvard Law School.
  • May 21

    You’ll join students from five Boston law schools as you get up to speed on research methods for fact-finding, corporate law, immigration, and many other topics. There will be speakers from firms, courts, non-profits, and law schools! We’ll provide, a complimentary continental breakfast, lunch, and finish with a networking reception in the Harvard Law School Library.
    Spaces are limited. Pre-Register Today! Learn more here

20-Minute Micro-Trainings: Discover Something New:

These 20-minute micro-trainings are for current Suffolk Law students.


  • Aug 28
    Live Webinar: Read a Case the Right Way!
    Learn some tips on reading a judicial opinion and get some library resources that can help with the task!
    Wednesday, August 28, 1:00p.m. - 1:20 p.m.

    The Recorded Webinar is now available


  • Aug 29
    Read a Case the Right Way!
    Learn some tips on reading a judicial opinion and get some library resources that can help with the task!
    Thursday, August 29 – You may attend ANY of these 3 sessions:
    • 12:00 p.m. - 12:20 p.m. Rm: 295
    • 12:40 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Rm: 295
    • 5:30 p.m. - 5:50 p.m. Rm: 365

  • Sep 24
    How to Format Your LPS Memo on Word

    Attention 1Ls: Join Liza Rosenof for this 20-minute micro-training on Word formatting tips and learn how to incorporate the LPS formatting requirements from the LPS Handbook.
    Tuesday, September 24, 2019 – You may attend ANY of these 3 sessions:

    • 12:00 p.m. - 12:20 p.m. Rm: 295
    • 12:40 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Rm: 295
    • 5:30 p.m. - 5:50 p.m. in Rm: 275

Legal Research Bonanza

September 18, 2019 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m

  • Sep 18

    Join us for an afternoon of raffle prizes, free food, cool swag and the latest legal research tools and databases! Drop by the first floor function room on Wednesday September 18, anytime between noon and 6:00 p.m. to discover something new!
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Legal Research Retreat

October 4, 2019 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  • Oct 4

    Have a research project coming up? Need a quiet informal spot with legal research librarians at the ready to help? Come for the whole day, a few hours or just one hour-- whatever works for you!
    Drop by the Faculty Meeting Room (410P, 4th floor, Dean's Suite) on Friday, October 4, anytime between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Free lunch, coffee/tea, and desserts will be provided.
    Sign up TODAY!
    Registration is open until Thursday, October 3. Spaces are limited.
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