Latest Links - Bookbrowse, etc....


(Archived 10/15/98)


Bookbrowse
http://www.bookbrowse.com

If you are looking for a good source of online reviews of current fiction and nonfiction titles published and soon to be published, check this site. There are excerpts from current bestsellers plus book summaries and author biographies.


Crash Course in Copyright
http://www.utsystem.edu/OGC/IntellectualProperty/
cprtindx.htm

This witty tutorial on copyright is presented by lawyers for the University of Texas. It includes an example copyright policy, links to information concerning copyright presentations, and many great copyright related links.


ELSweb
http://www.unimaas.nl/~elsweb/

This site is produced by the European Law School of The Maastricht University. There are links to law for fifteen European countries, the Council of Europe, and the European Union. The links are annotated.


Foreign Databases--By Jurisdiction
http://www.law.nyu.edu/library/foreign_intl/country.html

This site is maintained by the NYU School of Law Library. It includes links to 34 countries full text constitutions, statutes, cases and more.


IGC: Environmental Law
http://www.igc.org/igc/issues/el/

This site provides links to environmental law around the world. The site is divided into five geographical regions (Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe--includes former USSR, and the Middle East) and a sixth section--Treaties and other links. Each region subdivides into country specific links. This website is produced by The Institute for Global Communications (IGC) which is a nonprofit organization that provides alternative sources of information as well as online access and comprehensive Internet services for progressive individuals and organizations.


Internet Detective
http://sosig.ac.uk/desire/internet-detective.html

This site was created by The Institute for Learning and Research Technology at the University of Bristol. Free registration is required to use the online tutorial. The mission of the tutorial is to introduce the user to the issues of information quality on the Internet and to instruct the user on how to evaluate websites for information quality. Under "Practice Steps" there is a very good section on URL's and how to understand their construction. The tutorial includes exercises, examples, and quizzes.


World Law Guide
http://www.lexadin.nl/wlg/

This site provides links to law firms, legislation, law schools, court/cases, and organizations. The "More" button links to indices, law journals, legal software, and legal education. The site claims to have 4000 links to legal websites in 40 countries.