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College of Law
David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library

Law Library Resources & Services for Remote Study

Bloomberg Law

Webinars on a variety of topics including career research, finding topics for a law review article, prepare to practice, using research tools, and many more. If you can't join live, all webinars are recorded for later viewing.

List of current and past webinars - you'll need to log in with your Bloomberg ID and password to see the list.


"Lunch and Learn" Sessions

Join Natalie Kitzrow, NIU's Lexis Representative, for monthly 15 minute Lexis+ Lunch & Learn webinars - jam-packed with useful tips and guidance on how to navigate Lexis+ so you are prepared for class & the practice of law! Earn 100 Lexis Rewards Points per 15 minute session. The spring 2021 session schedule is forthcoming.

Prepare to Practice webinars and resources

Log in to your Lexis Advance account and look for the Prepare to Practice link under the What's New column on the right side of the screen.



To support law students in their online learning environment, Westlaw is offering three webinars on Prepare To Practice/Cost Effective Research.

To register:

  1.     Log on at
  2.     Scroll down and click on CAMPUS EVENTS and WEBINARS
  3.     Choose from the webinar options available

Students can check back over the coming weeks as Westlaw adds more online learning opportunities.

Online tutorials:

West's Knowledge Center (after you click on this link you'll be asked to log in with your Westlaw ID and password)

Topics include: essential legal research; quickly understanding a legal topic; research using cases or statutes; introduction to KeyCite; and determining if a case is still good law, among many others.

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