LexisNexis online courses this February

Your friendly student LexisNexis representative returns in February to offer another series of valuable online training courses covering the various functions offered by the LexisNexis database and the various certificates you can earn to demonstrate your proficiency in using this resource.

Click on the “Read more” link below for a full list of appointments or visit the LexisNexis drop-ins page on the Law subject pages for full details, dates and times and to book your place. Advance booking is essential for all courses. Courses are delivered online via Zoom.

Monday 7 February, from 12 noon – LexisPSL certification session

LexisPSL is a practical guidance tool that is great for exploring different areas of law, staying commercially aware and also highly beneficial if you are planning to volunteer in the university legal clinic. At the end of this session you will be able to obtain a digital certificate that is widely recognised by employers and which you can add to your CV and LinkedIn.

Click here to apply

Friday 11 February, 12 – 2.30 pm – LexisLibrary Foundation and Advanced Certification sessions

Due to popular demand, this will be a long session that will cover both the contents of a foundation and an advanced session, which will provide you with all the contents you need to pass both certifications. This session is great for your research and ensures that you know all the basic tools, as well as different tips and tricks to facilitate your research process.

Click here to apply

Monday 21 February, from 5 pm – LexisLibrary Foundation Certification session

In this session you will be shown the basics on how to use the LexisLibrary legal database for your research, how to find credible sources for your coursework and different tips to make your research easier. At the end of the session, you will also be able to obtain a digital Foundation Certificate to add to your CV. After this session you can go to an advanced session, where you will get an Advanced Certificate.

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Tuesday 22 February, from 12 noon – Commercial awareness and application tips

In this session, you will find out about commercial awareness, why it is important for your applications, and how to stay commercially aware with different LexisNexis and other tools. In addition, the student associate will give you some general application tips from her own experience of securing a placement.

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Tuesday 22 February, from 2 pm – LexisLibrary Advanced Certification session

In this session, you will be shown how to use different advanced tools to further facilitate your legal research with LexisLibrary. At the end of the session, you will be able to obtain an advanced digital certificate to add to your CV. It is suggested that you go to a Foundation Session, ideally beforehand, to get the full picture of how to use the database.

Click here to apply

Monday 28 February, from 12 noon – LexisPSL Certification Session

LexisPSL is a practical guidance tool that is great for exploring different areas of law, staying commercially aware and also highly beneficial if you are planning to volunteer in the university legal clinic. At the end of this session you will be able to obtain a digital certificate that is widely recognised by employers and which you can add to your CV and LinkedIn.

Click here to apply  

Don’t forget – your student LexisNexis rep is available as a resource consultant

Your LexisNexis Student Associate can also help with general research questions, including how to get the most from LexisNexis. If you feel like you cannot find relevant sources for your research or cannot understand how to find journal articles or any other source through LexisNexis, feel free to contact your student associate and arrange a quick zoom call to help you!

E-mail: up2022129@myport.ac.uk

Your library Law subject team are also here to help!

For any other law resource related enquiries, including how to develop search strategies, find, access and get the best from other legal resources, including Westlaw, HeinOnline, Justis, and our other specialist resources as well as referencing support using OSCOLA, you can contact your Law subject team through the Law subject pages for expert advice and guidance.

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