Workshops on Legal Research & Disaster Preparedness

The Wisconsin State Law Library is offering a full slate of workshops this winter.
For registration and additional information, see the WSLL Classes and Tours page.
– The Wisconsin Legislature Website
Wednesday January 11, 2006 9:00-10:00 a.m. (Tomorrow!)

In this hands-on overview of the Legislature’s site you’ll learn how to track legislative activity, locate bills and acts, and search the online Wisconsin Statutes. You’ll also learn about the Legislative Notification Service and where to find publications of the various Legislative Service Agencies.

– NEW!
Disasters: Prevent, Prepare & Recover
Wednesday February 8, 2006 10:00-11:30 a.m.

Fire, flood, theft, and weather are just some of the dangers that threaten your office. These events can cause computer data loss, phone service outages and destruction of paper files. Is your office prepared to recover from these events? Learn how to assess your risks and prevent avoidable disasters. Find out how to prepare for unavoidable disasters so your office can recover quickly. The class will be taught by Art Saffran, former IT director at the State Bar of Wisconsin.
– Tax Resources On The Web
Wednesday March 1, 2006 9:00-10:00
Is tax research giving you headaches? Forget over-the-counter remedies, just take this one-hour class. Our resident tax research expert will help you unravel the maze of tax-related websites and show you what’s available for free in the way of online forms and assistance from the Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue, other states’ revenue agencies, and the IRS.

Source: WSLL At Your Service (January 2006)