According to conventional wisdom, most law students graduate with weak research skills, says Hofstra University law librarian Tricia Kasting. Despite her declaration that print is not yet dead, she acknowledges that the Internet has changed legal research. And even though many law students have good information technology skills, they suffer low levels of information literacy, Kasting believes. Because of that, she's seen many law librarians taking on the role of teaching young lawyers those skills.
Students Lack Legal Research and Information Literacy
Special to Law.com
June 28, 2006
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