Legal Reference for Public Librarians

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<ul><li><p>LEGAL REFERENCE FOR PUBLIC LIBRARIANSKathy Fletcher, UNH Law LibraryMary S. Searles, NH Law LibraryNHLA Fall Business Meeting November 8, 2012Gunstock Mountain Resort, Gilford, NH</p></li><li><p>THE THREE MAGIC WORDS </p></li><li><p>THE JOY OF COOKING APPROACHREAD ABOUT THE LAWTHEN READ THE LAW</p></li><li><p>TYPICAL LEGAL RESEARCH PROCESSFormulate the legal questionCategorize the questionFederal/state/localCivil/criminalProcedural/substantiveFIND BACKGROUND RESOURCES = READ ABOUT THE LAWRead the statutes, cases, regulations</p></li><li><p>JOY OF COOKING APPROACHFIND BACKGROUND RESOURCES = READ ABOUT THE LAWFormulate the legal questionCategorize the questionFederal/state/localCivil/criminalProcedural/substantiveRead the statutes, cases, regulations</p></li><li><p>http://www.doj.nh.gov/consumer/sourcebook/index.htm </p></li><li><p>JOY OF COOKING APPROACHFIND BACKGROUND RESOURCES = READ ABOUT THE LAWFormulate the legal questionCategorize the questionFederal/state/localCivil/criminalProcedural/substantiveRead the statutes, cases, regulations</p></li><li><p>LEGAL REFERENCE IS JUST REFERENCE</p></li><li><p>TOOLS: LIBRARY CATALOGS</p></li><li><p>TOOLS: ONLINE RESEARCH LINKS</p></li><li><p>http://bit.ly/ZnnZsB </p></li><li><p>http://library.law.unh.edu/freelegalsources </p></li><li><p>TOOLS: RESEARCH GUIDES</p></li><li><p>http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/ </p></li><li><p>http://law.lexisnexis.com/infopro/zimmermans/ </p></li><li><p>http://lib.law.washington.edu/ref/guides.html </p></li><li><p>TOOLS: NH LAW ABOUT </p></li><li><p>http://www.nhpublaw.org/ </p></li><li><p>HOMEWORKSend your patrons questionsLet us know about problems with the siteLet us know whats helpful and whats not</p><p>msearles@courts.state.nh.us </p></li><li><p>QUESTIONS?KATHY FLETCHERKathy.Fletcher@law.unh.eduMARY SEARLESmsearles@courts.state.nh.us </p><p>**These point you to sources. Print as well as electronic.Leading treatises can be interlibrary loaned.*</p></li></ul>

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