Category Archives: PLUS Training Videos

PLI Discover PLUS Sample Search Video Tutorial – Health Care Mergers & Acquisitions

With more than 75,00 secondary source legal documents, PLI Discover PLUS is a great place to keep current on a legal topic, or to support a more in-depth research project. Our publications, form templates, and program transcripts provide users with authoritative background information, as well as insights into the positions of leading practitioners from law firms, corporations, government, and academia.

Here’s a 1.02-minute sample search video tutorial, which illustrates how to find health care m&a-related content on Discover PLUS. Make sure to check out the rest of our videos on the PLI Librarian YouTube channel!

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PLI Discover PLUS–eReader Functionality

Did you know that Discover PLUS has eReader functionality, including the ability to highlight, annotate, and bookmark content?

You can save documents that are important to you and easily access them again and again with just a click of a button.

Want to learn more about the eReader functionality on Discover PLUS? Here’s a quick video tutorial highlighting these tips. For more, check out the rest of our videos on the PLI Librarian YouTube channel!

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PLI Discover PLUS Sample Search Video Tutorial – The Panama Papers

PLI Discover PLUS provides expert analysis of ripped-from-the headlines legal issues from today’s leading practitioners.

Here’s a 1.16 minute sample search video tutorial, which illustrates how to search for documents about the Panama Papers. Make sure to check out the rest of our videos on the PLI Librarian YouTube channel!

We will continue to add instructional videos to this channel, so stay tuned for more! And if you have any suggestions on search tips videos you would like to see, please contact the PLUS Help Desk .

PLI Discover PLUS Answer Books Video Tutorial

PLI Answer Books are written in an easy to read, q&a format. And they’re filled with checklists and practice pointers, making them useful resources for seasoned practitioners and newer attorneys alike. Watch this short video tutorial to learn how to access our more than 80 Answer Books on PLI Discover PLUS:

Be sure to check out the rest of our videos on the PLI Librarian YouTube channel. We will continue to add instructional videos to this channel, so stay tuned for more! And if you have any suggestions on search tips videos you would like to see, please contact the PLI Library Help Desk .

Discover PLUS Forms Video Tutorial

Did you know that there are over 3,000 downloadable and editable legal forms on PLI Discover PLUS? Here’s a quick video tutorial that reviews in the ins and outs of our forms.

Be sure to check out the rest of our videos on the PLI Librarian YouTube channel. We will continue to add instructional videos to this channel, so stay tuned for more! And if you have any suggestions on search tips videos you would like to see, please contact the PLI Library Help Desk .

Discover PLUS Research Topic Video – The Aereo Case and Public Performance Rights

With more than 60,000 secondary source legal documents, PLI Discover PLUS is a great place to begin research or to support a more in-depth research project. Our publications, form templates, and program transcripts provide users with authoritative background information, as well as insights into the positions of leading practitioners from law firms, corporations, government, and academia.

Scenario: After the Supreme Court’s recent decision against Aereo, an online streaming service,a researcher would like know how this may effect future public performance rights cases. Since this topic is currently evolving, the researcher chooses to search across PLI transcripts.

Search: Aereo /10 “public perform!”

Click below to watch the full Research Topic Guide video on the Aereo case. 

Discover PLUS Research Topic Video – Patent Troll Litigation

Discover PLUS is a great place to begin your research because all PLI publications are secondary sources that contain expert analyses of today’s legal controversies. Our publications, form templates, and program transcripts provide users with authoritative background information, as well as insights into the positions of leading practitioners from law firms, corporations, government, and academia.

Scenario: After the White House’s announcement that it will take Executive Action to counter the influence of “patent trolls”, or Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs), a researcher would like to better understand patent trolls and their potential impact on patent litigation.

Search: (“patent troll!” or “Patent Assertion Entitties” or PAE) /10 litigation 

Click below to watch the full Research Topic Guide video on Patent Trolls.

Discover PLUS Research Topics Video – Cell Phone Evidence

Discover PLUS is a great place to begin your research because all PLI publications are secondary sources that contain expert analyses of today’s legal controversies. Our publications, form templates, and program transcripts provide users with authoritative background information, as well as insights into the positions of leading practitioners from law firms, corporations, government, and academia.

Scenario: After listening to the “Serial” podcast, a legal researcher is interested in learning more about using cell phone records as trial evidence.

Search: “Cell phone” /s evidence

Click below to watch the full Research Topic Guide video on Cell Phone Evidence.

New & Updated Research Topic Guides

We’ve updated and added to our Discover PLUS Research Topic Guides.

Discover PLUS Research Topic Guides are for those researchers interested in learning more about current legal issues from leading practitioners and experts. We have guides on the JOBS Act, patent trolls, the Supreme Court ruling against Aereo, the use of cell phone records as trial evidence, the tax implications of DOMA and cybersecurity.

See below or check out the Training Center for new and updated Discover PLUS Research Topic Guides.

PLI Discover PLUS Research Topics JOBS Act

PLI Discover PLUS Research Topics Patent Litigation

PLI Discover PLUS Research Topics Aereo

PLI Discover PLUS Research Topics Cell Phone Evidence

PLI Discover PLUS Research Topics DOMA

PLI Discover PLUS Research Topics Cybersecurity

We’ve also started to make our guides into videos.  Click here to watch the first Research Topic Guide video on cybersecurity. PLI Discover PLUS – Research Topic Cybersecurity