Postponed: How to Avoid Giving Legal Advice in Reference Services


  • May 21, 2020
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Presenters: Jamie Healy-Plotkin & Carol Hassler, Wisconsin State Law Library

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Librarians can be at the front lines of the legal system. Helping users access legal information and resources can be complicated. Where is the line between research help and giving legal advice? How can you determine which sources are authoritative or up to date? This workshop will give examples and practical tips, including phrases you can use to manage your users’ expectations. Discover online sources for case law, statutes and regulations, and understand how the Wisconsin State Law Library’s website and services can be use to optimize your legal reference services.

Sponsored by Bridges Library System