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The following online course is coming up in February. Fore more
information go to: institute.ischool.utoronto.ca.
Legal Research on the Web
Mon. 28 Feb 2011 - Sun. 17 Apr 2011
Instructor: Erin Murphy
This is an in-depth instructor-led web course focusing on legal research
skills using Internet resources. Weekly classes cover a variety of
law-related topics: participants are expected to read the weekly online
course readings, use the web to practice the skills taught each week,
participate in interactive online discussion groups with the instructor
and fellow participants, and complete short written assignments based on
the material covered.
During the course, the instructors will: outline the legal systems and
legal research tools of Canada, Britain and the United States; appraise
law-related reference tools on the Internet, including search engines,
directories, listservs and dictionaries; examine case law on the
Internet; locate online statutes, online regulations and
orders-in-council, legislative Bills, Hansard debates, committee reports
Please note that this course will mainly emphasize materials readily
available on the Internet, including commercial electronic resources,
and that print sources will only be discussed briefly.
"I thought this course was really excellent. The readings were clear and
informative, and the assignments were realistic. I feel much more
confident to undertake my job. Thank you!"
"The work that went into this course was obvious. The attention to
detail and the quality of the material and it's sources shone through."
"I am becoming addicted to the chase and can hardly wait to see what
each Monday will bring. I am also amazed at how comprehensive your
For more information and to register go to: institute.ischool.utoronto.ca