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Underground Above Ground: Upcoming Demo Days

Schedule of future demonstrations on various skills, resources, and services, as well as details and information about previously held demos.

See What Your Library Has In Store

Each demonstration is held outside the Upper Commons in Hutchins Hall.

Keep up with the Demo Day calendar on the Law Library Events page.

Researching Judicial Clerkships

Learn how to find clerkship opportunities, prepare for your interview, and get to know your judge.

Date: Thursday, February 3, 2022
Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Library Resources to Make You Shine

Unconventional tools to make your study life easier

Date:  Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm

Blind Date with a Book

Get to know our circulating collections and try a blind date with a book!

Date:  Monday, February 14, 2022
Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm

Choosing a Paper Topic

Learn how to dive methodically into the ocean of legal scholarship and surface with a unique topic.

Date:  Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

Are You Smarter Than Another Smart Person? Virtual Trivia with the Law Library

Love trivia? Register yourself and your team (up to 6 players) at for an evening of fun. If you don't have a team, don't worry; we'll put you on one. Non-law students are also welcome.

Questions? Email Trivia Master/Reference Librarian Shay Elbaum at

Date:  Monday, March 14, 2022
Time:  6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location:  Remotely -- zoom in to join
Hosted by the Law Library, LSSS, and WLSA

How to Redact a PDF

It is every attorney's duty to protect their clients' confidentiality. Learn the basic (and very important) skill of how to actually redact a PDF.

Date:  Thursday, March 24, 2022
Time:  12:00pm - 1:00pm

Mini Golf in the Subs

Meet down on the green (carpet) to play a round and support LAWBreaks (Legal Alternative Winter Breaks). Michigan Law friends and family welcome! All attendees must take the ResponsiBLUE Screening. Check and receive a green result before entering the building. 

Entry fee: $12 (Cash & Venmo accepted)

Date:  Friday, April 1, 2022
Time:  4:30pm - 10:00pm

Exam Prep Like a Pro

Don't just re-read your notes! Get the most out of your study session by using a variety of tools, available through the Law Library

Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Therapy Dogs in the Library

Pet your stress away courtesy of Therapaws of Michigan.

Date:  Monday, April 25, 2022
Time:  3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:  Law Library

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Suggest a Subject

Interested in a topic, but don't see it here? Email us with suggestions for future Underground Above Ground demonstrations.

As always, if you would like individual help with your research, using databases, or any other questions, you can schedule a one-on-one meeting with a reference librarian.