gwilson

About gwilson

Reference (including Circulation/Access Services) Librarian, Robert Crown Law Library Stanford Law School - providing legal and other reference/research services and circulation/access services (since 2005); Lecturer in Law (2007-2010), teaching legal research and writing, advanced legal research, and foreign and international legal research.


Posts by gwilson

UCSD Report on Americans' Consumption of Information

by on December 9, 2009 4:32 pm
Full Report by the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Global Information Industry Center (GIIC): How Much Information? 2009 Report on American Consumers Executive Summary In 2008, Americans consumed information for about 1.3 trillion hours, an average of almost 12 hours per day. Consumption totaled 3.6 zettabytes and 10,845 trillion words, corresponding to 100,500 words… Read more UCSD Report on Americans' Consumption of Information

White House Issues Open Government Directive

by on December 8, 2009 3:55 pm
The White House today issued an Open Government Directive under the signature of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Peter Orszag to the heads of U.S. executive departments and agencies. The directive follows previous action by President Barack Obama, who issued a Memorandum on Transparency and Open Government on his first full day of… Read more White House Issues Open Government Directive

Valuable and Convenient Guide: How to Research a Legal Problem

by on December 4, 2009 12:12 pm
The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) has released an update to its valuable and convenient guide How to Research a Legal Problem. See the AALL’s Legal Information Services to the Public (LISP) Special Interest Section (SIS) webpage for more handy links to places on the web where one can obtain legal information. Cross-posted on… Read more Valuable and Convenient Guide: How to Research a Legal Problem