TRAININGS

Our Research Attorneys can provide you with hands-on, directed trainings on a range of legal and educational topics. Whether you are looking for basic library orientation as a new member or are a seasoned research pro that needs a refresher course on a topic, we can help. Learn how to track down hard to find documents, research federal and state regulatory and legal history, locate forms, and much more, from experienced experts who do this every day!

Depending on size and location we can also come to your office, assist you via webinar or you can come in to the Library for a more hands-on experience.

Research Topics Description Link to More Info
New Member Orientation Learn how to quickly use the Library’s databases, online catalog, request. This is soup- to-nuts training on all of the resources available to you as a member.  Contact Mike Saporito at
(617) 226-1343 or msaporito@socialaw.com 
  Online Research Whether you need a refresher course on how to use the Library’s databases or want more in-depth training with Lexis, BloombergLaw or another online resource. Contact Jessica Pisano at (617) 226-1520 or jpisano@socialaw.com
  eBooks New to eBooks or OverDrive? Our staff will show you the basics of searching, reading and downloading eBooks in the LexisNexis Digital Library. Our collection has over 1,000 volumes of legal practice materials that let you to access us anytime, anywhere.  Contact Michael Saporito at (617) 226-1343 or msaporito@socialaw.com.
Library Print Resources Think everything is online? It’s not! Let us show you how easy and inexpensive it is to locate case law, secondary materials, and more in print using our online catalog and research guides. Contact Kirsten Leary at
(617) 226-1500 or kleary@socialaw.com
Legislative History At both the federal and state level, this is one-on-one training with a Research Attorney so you can learn exactly how to locate historical bills, report, and conference proceedings to determine legislative intent. Contact Kirsten Leary at 
(617) 226-1500 or 
kleary@socialaw.com
  Research Specific Are you working on a particular case or point of law that you can’t seem to figure out?  Contact Kirsten Leary at 
(617) 226-1500 or
kleary@socialaw.com
  Technology We can help you set up a Facebook, Twitter or Linked In account and show you how to use your new laptop or smartphone. Contact Technology Services at technology@socialaw.com 
or (617) 226-1570