Law Library Workshops (Semester B, 2018-2019)

Locating HK & UK Legal Materials

Demonstrates how to find and note up cases and statutes of Hong Kong and the UK.

30 January 2019 (Wednesday) 15:00-17:00
Library User Education Room (G3611)

Finding Law Journals and Other Secondary Materials [Cancelled]

We will show you the most efficient way of finding journal articles, books, and other commentaries which discuss the law. This workshop will also cover reference tools such as legal encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc.

13 February 2019 (Wednesday) 15:00-16:30
Library User Education Room (G3611)

Searching Key Law Databases

Lexis HK

This is a major law database that provides primary and secondary sources of law in Hong Kong and other common law jurisdictions. Trainer with legal background will walk us through the contents and functions of this database.

Session 1*      23 January 2019 (Wednesday) 18:00-19:00, LI-5608
         
Session 2*      24 January 2019 (Thursday) 15:00-16:00, Library User Education Room (G3611)

Practical Law

Practical Law provides a vast set of practice notes and standard documents which can be used as they are or tailored for specific legal transactions, meaning you don’t need to draft or research from scratch. The database is also structured in a way to facilitate comparative study across jurisdictions.

24 January 2019 (Thursday) 18:00-19:00
Library User Education Room (G3611)

Westlaw Asia & Westlaw Next

Westlaw Asia and Westlaw Next provides primary and secondary sources of law in Hong Kong and other common law jurisdictions. Trainer with legal background will walk us through the contents and functions of the databases.

Session 1*      23 January 2019 (Wednesday) 17:00-18:00, LI-5608
         
Session 2*      24 January 2019 (Thursday) 16:00-17:00, Library User Education Room (G3611)

Citing Legal Information

The Oxford University Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA) is a citation style widely used in the UK academic world. It is preferred by the CityU School of Law for student works. In this workshop, users will practice citing different kinds of publications using OSCOLA.

20 February 2019 (Wednesday) 15:00-17:00
Library User Education Room (G3611)
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