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Upcoming U.S. Law Webinars – April 2024

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With spring in full bloom, the Law Library of Congress is excited to offer more educational webinars this April. The Law Library of Congress’s next offering in its Orientation to Legal Research Webinar Series will provide an overview of U.S. federal regulations on April 4, 2024. This entry in the series aims to provide an overview of U.S. federal regulations, including information about the notice and comment rulemaking process. The next bi-monthly Introduction to Congress.gov Webinar will be offered on April 11, 2024. We hope you will join us for these two webinar offerings and the many to follow!


Orientation to Legal Research Webinar: Tracing Federal Regulations

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2024, 1:00 p.m. EDT – 2:00 p.m. EDT

Content: This entry in the series provides an overview of U.S. federal regulations, including information about the notice and comment rulemaking process, the publication and citation of regulations, and the tracing of regulations from the Code of Federal Regulations, to the proposed rule in the Federal Register, to the regulation’s docket.

Instructor: Barbara Bavis. Barbara is the bibliographic and research instruction librarian at the Law Library. She holds a B.A. in history from Duke University, a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law, and a master of science in library and information science with a specialization in law librarianship from Catholic University.

Register here.


An Introduction to Congress.gov Webinar

Date: Thursday, April 11, 2024, 2:00 p.m. EDT – 3:00 p.m. EDT

Content: This orientation is designed to give a basic overview of Congress.gov. While the focus of the session will be searching legislation and the congressional member information associated with the legislation, the new features of Congress.gov will be highlighted.

InstructorBarbara Bavis and Robert Brammer. Barbara is the bibliographic and research instruction librarian at the Law Library. She holds a B.A. in history from Duke University, a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law, and a master of science in library and information science with a specialization in law librarianship from Catholic University. Robert is the chief of the Law Library’s Office of External Relations. He holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Kentucky, a J.D. from Wayne State University, and a master of library science from Florida State University.

Register here.


We hope that you will be able to join us for these presentations. If you have questions about these offerings or other Law Library webinars, please visit the Legal Research Institute or contact us through Ask A Librarian.

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