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

Trust Online: Young Adults' Evaluation of Web Content

by on July 29, 2010 4:03 pm
A recent study published in the International Journal of Communication (IJOC) would appear to indicate that digital natives do not have much, if any, understanding of Web searching — placing their trust unquestioningly, it seems, in Google or other brand-name search engines or websites: Trust Online: Young Adults’ Evaluation of Web Content — Abstract: Little… Read more Trust Online: Young Adults' Evaluation of Web Content

British Library Warning as to Potential for Loss of United Kingdom's Online/Web Heritage

by on February 25, 2010 2:12 pm
The British Library is warning of the potential for the United Kingdom to lose its online/Web heritage. See the BBC News article: “British Library warns UK’s web heritage ‘could be lost'” For information on the British Library’s web archive efforts see: Web Archiving Programme Cross-posted on Legal Research Plus.

New Congressional Research Report on Lobbying the Executive Branch

by on January 15, 2010 10:56 am
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) came out in December 2009 with a new and helpful report: Lobbying the Executive Branch: Current Practices and Options for Change The report addresses, among other things: the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 the Lobbying Disclosure Technical Amendments Act of 1998 the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007… Read more New Congressional Research Report on Lobbying the Executive Branch