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The State Law Library offers a free Résumé Writing Workshop the second Friday of each month at 2:00 p.m. Staff librarians present examples of different types of résumés, explain what information to include to best enhance the job-seeker's skills and experience, and discuss how to write a cover letter and the proper thank-you response after an interview. Online job searching techniques using the Internet and hands-on instruction using the free public access computers in the Library are also discussed.

A free Basic Legal Research Workshop is held the fourth Friday of each month at 2:00 p.m.  Staff librarians explain how to research common legal topics, methods of searching print materials and electronic databases, and techniques for locating cases and statutes.  Assistance with researching common topics such as landlord-tenant disputes, divorce and child custody issues, and estate planning and wills is available. 

All workshops are held in the State Law Library in Building 1, Room E-404 of the State Capitol Complex. Sessions are free and open to the general public. Metered parking is available on the streets surrounding the Capitol and in the surface lot near the Culture Center . For information on this or other workshops, call (304) 558-2607.


The following materials have been added recently to the State Law Library print collection: