Written by: Marsha Thomas, University of Utah S.J. Quinney Law Library, and Betsy Sandison, Baltimore County Circuit Court Law Library. Offered by:Legal Information Service to the Public Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.
This is a toolkit meant to help public librarians understand the process of legal research, effectively develop and use the information located within their libraries, utilize information located outside their libraries, with the end goal of helping the patron locate the legal information they need.
- Researching a Legal Problem
- Finding legal material if the patron already has a citation to it
- Making sure you have the most current information
- Collection Development for federal, state, and general materials
- Knowing when to refer