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Reference Librarian
Professional Center Library
P.O. Box 7206
Winston-Salem, NC 27109
Where do you work in the library?
I work in the Reference Department. That means I can help you find legal and interdisciplinary resources for your seminar papers and other projects, as well as help you hone your legal research skills for the practice of law.


Art Law
by Liz McCurry Johnson, Holly Swenson - Last Updated Jan 9, 2014
This guide provides an introduction to creditable materials for conducting art law research by using resources available at the Professional Center Library. Additionally, the focus is on general sources dealing with art law rather than narrow topics.
Tags: 2l, 3l, art, art industry, art law, case law, copyright, crime, cultural property, electronic resources, expert blogs, free resources, international, introduction, legal periodicals, legal research, news, print resources, research, research guides
Elder Law Resources
by Liz McCurry Johnson - Last Updated Jul 13, 2012
The resources listed on this page include basic North Carolina information on Elder Law, books, articles, newsletters, court opinions, ethics resources, international elder law resources, local links, long term care resources, and other helpful links.
Tags: adult care, attorney resources, case law, clinic, elder law, ethics, free, insurance, international, long term care, marriage, north carolina, nursing home, organizations, public, research guides, same-sex couples
Getting to the Bar
by Maureen Eggert, Angie Hobbs, Sally Irvin, Kate Irwin-Smiler, Liz McCurry Johnson - Last Updated Sep 5, 2017
Details for how to fill out your North Carolina* Bar Application, including dates, research tips & a checklist. * While dates & some requirements will vary, this Guide should be helpful for all state bar applications.
Tags: bar exam, munch 'n learns, outreach, presentations, public records
Legal Dictionaries and Thesauri
by Liz McCurry Johnson - Last Updated Jul 10, 2012
The purpose of this guide is to help researchers locate general and subject-specific legal dictionaries and thesauri. Additionally, this guide provides helpful insight on how to effectively use these resources in legal research.
Tags: 1l, 2l, 3l, citation, dictionary, electronic resources, introduction, legal research, online tutorials, research, search strategies, starting off right, thesaurus, vocabulary
Nicaragua: Microtrade Development Clinic
by Barbara Lentz, Liz McCurry Johnson - Last Updated Dec 7, 2016
This guide was developed to assist the students who will travel with Professor Steve Virgil and Professor Barbara Lentz to take the Microtrade Development Clinic in Nicaragua course.
Nonprofit Companies and Organizations
by Barbara Lentz, Liz McCurry Johnson - Last Updated Jul 20, 2015
Learn the resources to fully research a nonprofit company and/or organization.
Tags: 2l, 3l, business research, company research, due diligence, electronic resources, nonprofit, organizations, specialized research, starting off right
North Carolina Legal Research
by Liz McCurry Johnson - Last Updated Apr 2, 2013
Designed to provide you the context and foundation necessary to complete your North Carolina specific legal research, including common law, statutory code, administrative regulations, practical forms, secondary sources, journals, and much more.
Tags: administrative regulations, case law, citation, court system, electronic resources, free resources, introduction, legal forms, legal periodicals, legal research, north carolina, print resources, statutes
Researching your Seminar Paper
by Liz McCurry Johnson - Last Updated Feb 11, 2015
The process of researching and writing a note or seminar paper includes steps from selecting a topic to locating relevant resources. This guide is intended to introduce the researcher to the various search methods in the seminar paper writing process.
Tags: 2l, 3l, electronic resources, foreign law, international, legal research, llm, news, organizations, primary sources, seminar paper, specialized research, thesis, topic selection, treaties
Sexual Identity and the Law
by Liz McCurry Johnson - Last Updated Jan 9, 2014
The focus of this ResearchGuide is to help students research and write an upper level seminar paper for Professor Gilreath's Sexual Identity and the Law course (upper level writing requirement).
Tags: 2l, 3l, adoption, constitutional law, criminal law, discrimination, employment, feminism, gay, gender identity, hate crimes, homosexuality, marriage, military, parenting, privacy, search strategies, seminar paper, sexual identity, topic selection
Staying in the Know: Current Awareness Tools
by Liz McCurry Johnson - Last Updated Mar 2, 2012
This news portal is designed to help provide access to top national and regional newspapers, as well as legal publications.
Tags: aba, chicago tribune, faculty, huffington post, l.a. times, legal news, national law journal, news, ny times, wall street journal, washington post, winston salem

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Monday-Friday I am usually here from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm. If you don't catch me on campus, just email or call