Marcus P. Zillman’s latest guide is a touchstone from which all researchers seeking comprehensive, reliable and diverse resources for knowledge discovery via the Internet can benefit. The key is to be able to find the important knowledge discovery resources and sites both in the visible and invisible World Wide Web. This guide to selected knowledge discovery resources and sites offers excellent knowledge and information discovery sources to assist you attaining your research goals.
Courtney Minick and David Tsai provide an overview of the new features Google Scholar provides for the legal research market.
Law librarian, legal research expert and blogger John J. DiGilio’s new column focuses on technology trends that leverage the web to achieve more efficient and effective results. Here John recommends using customized search engines to manage the sites you search.
According to Marcus P. Zillman, the “Deep Web” encompasses in the vicinity of 900 billion pages of information in various files and formats. Search engines currently locate approximately 20 billion pages, so this guide is a valuable tool for those who research a broad range of issues and seek wider access to a wide spectrum of reliable data, reports and information, regardless of format.
Roger V. Skalbeck examines and illustrates usability issues on the FTC’s Do Not Call Registry, a very popular e-gov site that has design errors impeding complete content accessibility when users choose non-Microsoft browsers.
Marcus P. Zillman’s bibliographic guide highlights resources that focus on the history of deep web research, as well as dozens of topical sources that will contribute to your search and research efforts, through a range of respositories of valuable data, reports and scholarly literature.
A wide range of online calendars from agencies and Congress offer valuable information to researchers that includes: release dates for topical reports, news, surveys, meeting and official travel schedules, historical commemorations, House and Senate bill histories, and links to speeches and testimony. Peggy Garvin includes numerous examples of e-gov sites with such services that should be on your radar.
Peggy Garvin’s column compares and contrasts the features of FirstGov Search, Google Government Search and GovMine.
Jason Eiseman’s guide demonstrates how adding RSS to your technological arsenal can enhance the current awareness services you provide, as well as your ability to effectively manage organization-wide information.
The Government Domain
Government Documents and the News
By Peggy Garvin