Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Alito Is Sworn in As Associate Justice - Yahoo! News

Slashdot | Boing Boing Threatened By Software Creator

Out of the Jungle: Advice from a lawyer on how to give assignments

beSpacific: FTC Releases Top 10 Consumer Fraud Complaint Categories

Monday, January 30, 2006

Out of the Jungle: Library Insists FBI Provide a Warrant before Seizing Computers

beSpacific: Now Online, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005

Friday, January 27, 2006

Out of the Jungle: Now the Hat Trick: Why Law LIbraries?

Thursday, January 26, 2006

Online catalog will be down Friday evening

The Aleph production server needs to be shut down this evening (Friday, January 27) at 9:30 p.m. for hardware maintenance.

The following services will be affected:
The library catalog
Aleph staff functions
Login to Illiad (College Park and University of Baltimore)

The system is expected to be back up by midnight.

New sources were added to Virtual Chase's Legal Research Guide: Intellectual Property Law.

Out of the Jungle: And What of Law Schools?

beSpacific: Surveillance Increasingly Woven Into Fabric of Online World

Wednesday, January 25, 2006

beSpacific: New Search Capabilities Added to FirstGov Portal

beSpacific: Chronology of Gov. Docs Withheld From Public Access Continues

Tuesday, January 24, 2006

beSpacific: Draft Legislation - Digital Content Protection Act of 2006

beSpacific: Sharing Justice Information Toolkit Released

Monday, January 23, 2006

Maryland Law: Baltimore City Council

beSpacific: Guide to Website Reliability

beSpacific: Registry of U.S. Government Publication Digitization Projects

Thursday, January 19, 2006

An now for something not law related: Slashdot | MythBusters - The Lost Experiments. If you haven't seen the actual show, you should.

Out of the Jungle: Courts Using Ipods

beSpacific: LC Country Profiles. Just in time for Prof. Maxeiner's Comparative Law class.

beSpacific: Three New Columns Offer Range of Valuable Resources to LLRX.com Readers

Wednesday, January 18, 2006

Out of the Jungle: Libraries at Crossroads

beSpacific: IE7 Has "Delete Browsing History" Feature. Funny, Firefox has had this for ages.

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Corel Introduces The New Corel WordPerfect Office X3

Out of the Jungle: The NextGen Librarian's Survival Guide

Those 'terrorist' librarians are at it again:beSpacific: ALA Announces Intention to File Patriot Act FOIA Request

beSpacific: Shaping the Course of the High Court

Friday, January 13, 2006

I find this one hard to believe: Librarians 'suffer most stress'

Keeping Found Things Found is a multi-year project at the University of Washington Information School by Professors William Jones and Harry Bruce, with Susan Dumais of Microsoft Research. The team is studying the various ways people attempt to make interesting Web pages they've found easily accessible later. With $500,000 in National Science Foundation support, the KFTF team identified techniques like sending an email including the URL to ourselves or adding a link to a personal Web site, in addition to the more obvious methods like bookmarking a page, saving a local copy, or even printing it out and adding it to a huge pile of paper documents (likely never to be read again)....

beSpacific: CRS Report on Judge Alito's Environmental Opinions

Thursday, January 12, 2006

Out of the Jungle: Update on Tulane Law School

beSpacific: USPTO Releases Annual List of Top 10 Organizations Receiving Most U.S. Patents

Wednesday, January 11, 2006

beSpacific: Guide to Cleaning Spyware Off Your PC

beSpacific: Legal Term Glossary Available From U.S. Courts Website

Monday, January 09, 2006

Just in time for tax season: beSpacific: Redesigned IRS Site Provides Enhanced Search, Navigation and Services

beSpacific: Consumer Reports Investigates Organic Food - To Buy Or Not To Buy

Friday, January 06, 2006

beSpacific: Professional Qualifications of Judge Alito Evaluated by ABA and Law Professors

Thursday, January 05, 2006

Legal Literature: Plot, Character, Action!

Out of the Jungle: Inside Higher Ed:Legal Pressure on Clinical Faculty

Out of the Jungle: More Cool Tools: Martindale.com adds side-by-side comparisons

beSpacific: E-Rulemaking Initiatives Stalled For Lack of Funding

Wednesday, January 04, 2006

The Law School Survey of Student Engagement 2005 results are out. We are a participant.

Out of the Jungle: The Annotated New York Times

beSpacific: Leading Business Journals on Web Remove Subscription Barrier

Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Out of the Jungle: Why people don't like Wikipedia (and blogs)

Out of the Jungle: Developing as a Teacher

beSpacific: Statistical Abstract of the United States 2006 Now Available