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Current Awareness & Alerting Services

Designed to help bridge the gap between law school and law practice, this tutorial introduces students to commonly-used current awareness tools and alerting services. The lesson covers sources and strategies for finding topical newsletter services, blogs, email discussion lists, and scholarship repositories and instructs on how to use subscription alert services to keep up with the latest developments in a particular area of law.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. List several current awareness tools.
2. Describe how you would locate relevant current awareness tools.
3. Describe how to use alerting services.
4. Explain the purpose of using alerting services.

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