Library Workshops: Training Dates

We will be running library workshops throughout October to help you improve your legal research skills, both hardcopy and online.  Workshops last 45 minutes, and are designed to fit in to your lunch-time break. All workshops will take place in the screened area at the back of the library. Sign up via Elite>My Centre>Events & Sign Ups. Times are as follows:

Paper Resources Made Easy: 45 mins

Do you know how to use Halsbury’s Laws, Halsbury’s Statutes and Is It In Force? Whether you’re a beginner, or you need a refresher in hard-copy resources, this workshop is for you. You will learn the essential skills of how to access and use key paper-based legal resources.

Wednesday 2nd October, 12.45pm – 1.30pm

Thursday 3rd October, 12.45pm – 1.30pm

Wednesday 9th October, 12.45pm – 1.30pm

Friday 18th October, 12.45pm – 1.30pm

Saturday 19th October, 2pm to 2.45pm

Thursday 24th October, 12.45pm – 1.30pm

Databases: Case Law and Legislation: 45 mins

This workshop aims to show you how to find and update legislation and case law using online services including UK Parliament Acts and Sis on LexisLibrary, and Case Analysis on Westlaw.

Friday 4th October, 12.45pm – 1.30pm

Wednesday 16th October, 12.45pm – 1.30pm

Thursday 17th October, 12.45pm – 1.30pm

Saturday 19th October, 3pm to 3.45pm

Wednesday 23rd October, 12.45pm – 1.30pm

Databases: Finding Commentary – 45 mins

This workshop aims to show you how to find commentary using Halsbury’s Laws and practitioner texts on the Lexis and Westlaw legal databases.

Friday 25th October, 12.45pm – 1.30pm

Thursday 7th November 12.45pm – 1.30pm

One to One Sessions 

Can’t make the above Library Workshops? You can book a One to One library session or small group session with Liz Hemus, the librarian.  Please email

Sign up via:

Elite>My Centre>Events & Sign Ups

Please note we reserve the right to cancel a workshop if there are insufficient numbers.

Author: manchesterlawlibrary

One of seven centre libraries serving The University of Law

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