This month we will be hosting a Lexis webinar on Thursday, February 21st from noon to 1 p.m. in the library's mezzanine. Skeletons in the Closet – The Importance of Due Diligence will discuss how to conduct effective due diligence investigations in order to mitigate potential risks and contribute to informed decision making. Lexis training is free and qualifies for 1 hour of CLE credit but is limited to 20 participants. Please sign up in the library at the reference desk or call us at (512) 463-1722 to reserve your spot. Once your spot is reserved you can choose to either attend the training in person or participate remotely via Skype.
The library will be closed on Monday, February 18th, in observance of Presidents' Day. We will re-open with regular library hours on Tuesday, February 19th, at 8:00 a.m.
Do you ever just need a quick overview of a specific legal topic? If so, West Academic Publishing’s "In a Nutshell" Series could be a great resource for you!
The State Law Library provides access to 100+ "In a Nutshell" titles through our OverDrive Digital Collection. These books provide concise, reliable information on a wide variety of legal topics and, best of all, were written to be understood by the general reader.
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