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Learn the basics about using Microsoft Excel

Do you want to know more about Microsoft Excel? If so you may want to sign up for this two session course on the basic interface and some features of Excel including: how to navigate quickly within worksheets, how to use formulas and functions, how to understand data types, and how to use the table function.

This course will be held in room L329 in April 6th and 13th at 9:00am. 

Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a personalized certificate of completion and something exciting to put on their resume!

Space is limited to twenty people so sign up quickly!

Questions? Contact Artie Berns, phone: 413-782-1454, email: artie.berns@law.wne.edu

Please follow this link to register:  http://tinyurl.com/kl3dldk

Come One, Come All!

The Law Library is holding its annual Bridge to Practice session on Saturday April 8th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. starting in Conference Room 330. If you’re looking to fortify your research skills before heading out into real-world practice, this is the event for you.

We will be introducing a hypothetical — typically we find a fact pattern ripped from today’s legal news and issues — and then exploring how to research it efficiently online and in print using popular secondary sources like the Massachusetts Practice Series and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) materials, annotated statutes and citators (Shepard’s and KeyCite). The law librarians are always happy to field any questions you have along the way.

Bonus: Bagels!

We request that you register by Thursday, April 6th by visiting this link. If you don’t get a chance to register, don’t worry—you’re still welcome.

Please direct any questions to Renee Rastorfer at rrastorfer@law.wne.edu or call 782-1458.

Hope to see you there!

Upcoming Spring dates

Elska and Sandra, the Library's therapy dog and her owner, will be visiting us from 4-5:30 on the below dates. Please plan to stop by and get some stress relief!

  Elska and her owner Sandra Collins

  Tuesday, February 14

  Monday, March 27

  Monday, April 10

  Tuesday, May 2

Learn advanced functions of Microsoft Word

There is a new LibGuide entitled Microsoft Word: How to Guide, which is available to users 24/7 anywhere an internet connection exists. The guide includes video tutorials, handouts, and sample documents with which to follow along while watching the videos.  The most foreseeable use of these tutorials is to help students format competition briefs and to help format documents created in internships or clinics. For a complete listing of tutorials available please view the guide by following this link