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GPLLA Legal Research Course for 2017

March 17, 2017

The Greater Philadelphia Law Library Association is pleased to announce the GPLLA Legal Research Course for 2017. We’ve made many exciting changes to this year’s course, including a reduced registration fee, payment forms accepted, and access to Westlaw and Lexis Advance for participants.

Dates: Tuesdays, April 11 – May 16
Time: 5:15-6:30 p.m.
Location: Online

This 6-week introductory legal research course is geared towards professionals and students interested in learning the basics of legal research or needing a refresher. The course will be presented by instructors from various Philadelphia area law schools and firms. Topics to be covered include an introduction to the legal system, statutory research, researching case law, using secondary sources, researching administrative law, and using paid and free services to locate the law. Each session will cover both federal and Pennsylvania-specific materials, so participants will be able to start

The course will be presented online live using Zoom, and participants will be able to access videos of each session and related materials on demand as well. Westlaw and Lexis Advance have agreed to supply temporary accounts to all participants for the duration of the course. Specific technical requirements will be emailed to participants closer to the course start date.

Registration for the course is $75 for non-students and $50 for students. Payment may be submitted via check or PayPal. Specific payment instructions are included on the registration form, which can be accessed at

Feel free to share this announcement with anyone you think might benefit from taking this course, regardless of their affiliation with GPLLA. If you have any questions, please contact Carla Wale (

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