CDE: [Levy Dental Medicine Library Lecture Series] ft. Genevieve Tung

Sep, 2021
12:00 PM-01:00 PM

Presented Virtually Via Zoom

Time: 12:00-1:00 pm; This virtual lecture will begin promptly at 12:00 pm via Zoom Webinar. Zoom link sent at a later date.
Registration: FREE; Registration is still required.
CE Credits:
1.o lecture credits
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Dx: Unease with Legalese Rx: Consult your Law Librarian and Call your Attorney in the Morning!

Course Description

This talk will explore some key elements of legal information literacy and demonstrate several freely-available sources for legal information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the session, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify the primary sources of law created by each branch of the federal and state governments;
  2. Identify and navigate several digital sources for primary legal authorities;
  3. Understand some of the key challenges faced by non-lawyers associated with finding and understanding legal information.

Genevieve Tung is the Associate Director for Educational Programs at the Biddle Law Library at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. In this role, she teaches and coordinates Biddle’s legal research instruction for 1L, upper-level JD, LLM, and Masters in Law students. She received a JD from Fordham School of Law and a MLIS from the Drexel University College of Computing & Informatics, and was previously a member of the law library faculty at Rutgers Law School in Camden, New Jersey. Before becoming a librarian, Genevieve practiced law with the intellectual property group of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in New York.

ADA Cerp

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 1.0 continuing education credits.