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

Older Adults and Internet Use

by on June 20, 2012 3:08 pm
The Pew Internet & American Life Project earlier this month posted a survey, on the use of the Internet by adults age 65 and older, and its accompanying report/results. The Overview and a brief description of the Survey (leading to a Methodology section) are here. Cross-posted on Legal Research Plus.

UNESCO: Policy Guidelines For The Development And Promotion Of Open Access

by on June 13, 2012 4:52 pm
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has released: Policy Guidelines For The Development And Promotion Of Open Access by Alma Swan From the Executive Summary: These Guidelines provide an account of the development of Open Access, why it is important and desirable, how to attain it, and the design and effectiveness of… Read more UNESCO: Policy Guidelines For The Development And Promotion Of Open Access

Dealing with Data: A Case Study on Information and Data Management Literacy

by on June 5, 2012 1:02 pm
The open access, freely available, online PLoS (Public Library of Science) publication PLoSbiology has recently posted the following thoughtful contribution to the field of data and information literacy: “Dealing with Data: A Case Study on Information and Data Management Literacy” Here’s the abstract: Our scientific body of knowledge is built upon data, which is carefully… Read more Dealing with Data: A Case Study on Information and Data Management Literacy