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Juris Masters Program Guide

A guide with materials on research for students in the Juris Masters program.

Lexis & Westlaw Video Tutorials

The training certifications available through the Westlaw Knowledge & Training Center are recommended.  A few good tutorials to review in advance of starting your Open Memo are linked below:

Lexis Learn has several really good (& short) video tutorials that are worth viewing. Login with your Lexis login, look for the link for Lexis Learn, and then search the class list for JM training tutorials. Some key sessions are noted below:

  • Intro to Online Legal Research Systems
  • Keyword basics
  • Secondary Sources
  • Statutory Research Basics
  • Caselaw tools
  • Topical / Digest Research
  • Citator basics

If you don’t have time, check out these shorter more specific task focused Lexis How-To Videos.  Most are around 2 minutes.

The more you view the more you'll know.