Ted Tjaden’s comprehensive guide provides information and links to print and online resources and is aimed primarily at researchers outside of Canada needing an overview of Canadian legal research.
Peggy Garvin explores the extensive web resources produced by the librarians of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and relevant to economists, researchers, and others all over the world.
Beth Wellington explores the positions of the President, Congress and the Attorney General in respect to the controversy raging over the use of waterboarding as an interrogation technique.
Ken Strutin’s article includes selected resources published on the web concerning the reliability and admissibility of fingerprint evidence. Links to guides, standards and related materials are listed to provide some background on the processes and application of this identification technique.
From the perspective of several decades in the profession, Mary Whisner provides advice and specific data on what new law librarians should know about salaries, career opportunities, job responsibilities and challenges.
Stuart Basefsky documents how the Personal Information Trainer can become a unique employee benefit written into the employment contract of key individuals deemed to be essential to the success of a firm or institution. This concept is useful to human resource managers, libraries, and the institutions they serve. This article provides the fundamental concepts and constructs necessary to implement such a program with an emphasis on why and how this should be done.
Scott A. Hodes contends that FOIA Office personnel are often inadequately trained and overworked, resulting in responses that reflect inconsistent quality and that are often not timely. His recommendations include thorough training programs and the creation of a specific FOIA job category.
This month Jan Bissett and Margi Heinen review the expanding world of federal case law sources available free on the web. They also highlight the new feature of searching slip opinions that is now available on a number of sites.
With this article, librarians Deborah Ginsberg and Meg Kribble raise awareness about the different features provided by these services, and their respective impact on students, lawyers, public users, fellow professionals, and other patrons.
Conrad J. Jacoby who wrote this review about the Eee, on his Eee, details the strengths and weaknesses of this popular lightweight PC, including its range of software applications, overall functionality, networking and connectivity, and the rationale for keeping his laptop.