These recommendations are particularly applicable to summer associates receiving assignments from attorneys for the first time, but theses can be applicable to associates generally as well.
Before you start, take this quiz: The Top 10 Things Firm Librarians Wish Summer Associates Knew (Click here to find answers to the quiz.)
The following is some advice for interviewing an attorney about an assignment:
Questions to ask and steps to take when you receive a research assignment
Questions to ask the assigning attorney:
Steps to take:
The Prepare to Practice Program is designed to help summer associates master the practical skills they need to arrive ready on day one of employment.
Links to Colorado and federal case opinions, statutes, and rules are organized by judicial, executive and legislative branch.
An online repository of federal government publications including the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Congressional bills, hearings and documents, Federal Register, the U.S. Code and more.
A newer, more streamlined, and user-friendly version of FDSys that is currently in Beta testing with the Government Printing Office (GPO).
Training videos for the different facets of HeinOnline's many databases and resources, including searching by citation, printing and downloading documents, creating e-TOC alerts and more.
A quarterly column in The Colorado Lawyer written by Colorado Association of Law Libraries members on legal research topics, many times addressing Colorado legal research specifically.
Tips for Summer Success