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PREPARE

CWSL Students!

Learn about essential practice resources and how to use them in California, Arizona, and Nevada.  

 

CLICK HERE  FOR MORE DETAIL AND TO RSVP       

Pizza and drinks for all who RSVP!

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Welcome Spring 2014 Entering Class

&

Welcome Back Returning Students!  


Please review the following essential information from the library to help you through the school year. Click on the hyperlinks below for more detail.

 

 

Important Notice!

Reference hours have changed for the Spring 2014 Term.  The new schedule is as follows:

Monday-Thursday:   8 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Friday-Saturday:      8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sunday:                    1 p.m. – 7 p.m.

 
The Reference Desk is THE place to ask questions!It is staffed seven days a week by librarians waiting to assist you with questions on research or anything related to the library. Stop by and say hello, we would love to meet you, or call us at x1419.

The Library’s Website: Selected features from the Library’s webpage include:

 

The Reserve Desk is where you check out materials (and  renew them – call x1418).You can check out many things you might not expect, including:

 

SUBSCRIBE or FOLLOW  CWSL Library News to receive regular updates!  Follow the links below to do this:

 

Please contact a Reference Librarian with any questions on the above!

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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Prepare to Practice: California
Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Lunch to all who RSVP!

CWSL Classroom Building – Room 2B
350 Cedar Street

CLICK HERE to RSVP
Don’t miss this session!

*Receive information you need to be effective your first day on the job.
*Learn resources and techniques you can find and use in any practice or clerkship in CA.

Your guides:

CWSL Librarian (& licensed California attorney) Ian Kipnes.

CEB and San Diego County Law Library representatives will also present essential information for new attorneys and clerks.

 

 

The Library now has two types of connectors to allow you connect your Mac hardware to VGA screens and monitors:

  •  Mini-Display Port to VGA
  •  Ipod/Ipad to VGA

 They are available at the Circulation Desk!

 

CWSL has contracted with Mindjet to give every member of the CWSL community a *free*  personal copy of the MindManager Mind-Mapping software ($350 value).

 

What is a mind-map?  A mind-map is a visual representations of relationships between concepts, words and ideas (the graphic below is an example).    Attorneys can use them in a number of ways, as can law students.  One of the most useful applications for law students is in creating visual outlines of complex legal concepts that are covered in classes.

For more information, see the Mindjet Learning Center. This link will direct you to tutorials on Mindjet, as well as templates and sample maps.

Want to try the program before downloading?  MindManager is installed on computers in the 290 building’s student lab.

How do I get a copy of the software? Download a copy from   the Mindjet website, Window and Mac platform are available.–Request a license key from CWSL by sending an email from your CWSL email address to labhelp@law.cwsl.edu, using the following format, allow at least one week response time: 

Email Subject: MindManager   License Request

Last Name, First Name
email address (must be a CWSL email address)
Operating System, (Mac or Windows)

  1. Example:
    Student,   Jane
    JStudent@law.cwsl.edu
    Windows

 

Questions?  Contact a student lab staff member or email labhelp@law.cwsl.edu  

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Welcome new students and welcome back to our returning students
!   Please review the following essential information from the library to help you through the school year. Click on the hyperlinks below for more detail.

First:  SUBSCRIBE or FOLLOW  CWSL Library News to receive regular updates!  Follow the links below to do this:

 

The Reference Desk is THE place to ask questions!  It is staffed seven days a week by librarians waiting to assist you with questions on research or anything related to the library. Stop by and say hello, we would love to meet you, or call us at x1419.The Library’s Website: Selected features from the Library’s webpage include:

 

The Reserve Desk is where you check out materials (and renew them – call x1418). You can check out many things you might not expect, including:

 

Please contact a Reference Librarian with any questions on the above!

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