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

Mobile PACER Case Locator

by on October 6, 2011 11:06 am
Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) , the electronic public access service that allows users to obtain case and docket information from federal appellate, district and bankruptcy courts, has just added a mobile Web version of the PACER case locator function. This new version is accessible using Apple computer devises such as iPads and… Read more Mobile PACER Case Locator

Up to 1,000 Percent More Constituent Communications Being Received by U.S. Congress

by on October 4, 2011 10:50 am
The Congressional Management Foundation reports that congressional offices are receiving from 200 to 1,000 percent more constituent communications than they were 10 years ago. Selected findings include: Data from a select number of House and Senate offices quantifying the increase in constituent communications in the past decade. Percentage of congressional offices answering incoming email with… Read more Up to 1,000 Percent More Constituent Communications Being Received by U.S. Congress

Text messaging is the most common non-voice application (other than taking photographs) Americans use on their mobile phones

by on September 21, 2011 4:03 pm
The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project has recently posted: How Americans Use Text Messaging According to this report: Text messaging leveled off between 2010 and 2011, even as users send or receive more than 40 texts per day on average. Along with taking photos, text messaging is the most common non-voice application… Read more Text messaging is the most common non-voice application (other than taking photographs) Americans use on their mobile phones