Category Archives: PLI PLUS Training Videos

Getting Started with PLI PLUS

New to PLI PLUS or need a refresher? Watch our new training video! This 3-minute tutorial details the search capabilities on the research platform and shows how to browse and access any book published by PLI PRESS.

If you have questions or need research assistance, send us an email at plus@pli.edu. We look forward to hearing from you!

For additional training videos and reference guides, visit the PLI Librarian Training Center.

Practice Area Webinars – Law School Summer Schedule

Sign up today for PLI’s monthly webinar series on PLI PLUS for law school librarians. Each monthly webinar will cover a different practice area; while also demonstrating the overall functionality of the research database.

These webinars are meant to be a convenient way to learn more about PLI content in an area of the law. Each webinar will start with an overview of relevant PLI resources to be followed by research scenarios. Attendees are welcome to submit their own research questions and scenarios up to one week prior to the webinar.

If you are interested in participating, please send an RSVP to PLUS@pli.edu.

Upcoming webinars:

MAY: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 2:00pm ET: Immigration Law

JUNE: Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 2:00pm ET: Real Estate Law

JULY: Wednesday, July 31, 2019, 2:00pm ET: Tax Law

AUGUST: Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 2:00pm ET Corporate Law

Don’t Forget! Cybersecurity Webinar on PLI PLUS

As a part of PLI’s ongoing webinar series, we will be highlighting our Cybersecurity content on Wednesday April 24th at 2:00pm ET. Each monthly webinar will cover a different practice area while also demonstrating the overall functionality of the research database.

These webinars are meant to be a convenient way to learn more about PLI content in an area of the law. Each webinar will start with an overview of relevant PLI resources to be followed by three research scenarios.

If you are interested in participating, please send an RSVP to PLUS@pli.edu.

Sign Up Today — PLI PLUS Practice Area Webinars

PLI is introducing a monthly webinar series on PLI PLUS for law school librarians. Each monthly webinar will cover a different practice area; while also demonstrating the overall functionality of the research database.

These webinars are meant to be a convenient way to learn more about PLI content in an area of the law. Each webinar will start with an overview of relevant PLI resources to be followed by three research scenarios. Attendees are welcome to submit their own research questions and scenarios up to one week prior to the webinar.

If you are interested in participating, please send an RSVP to PLUS@pli.edu.

Upcoming webinars:

MARCH: Wednesday, March, 27, 2019, 2:00pm ET: Intellectual Property Law

APRIL: Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 2:00pm ET: Cybersecurity

MAY: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 2:00pm ET:  Immigration Law

Stay tuned for the summer schedule!

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!

Have a question? Email or call (877-900-5291) us.

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!

Have questions? Contact us at PLUS@pli.edu

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.