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.


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U.S. Library of Congress Adds the Congressional Record to Congress.gov

by on January 23, 2013 1:39 pm
The U.S. Library of Congress has added — among other things — the Congressional Record to Congress.gov. Please see here. Cross-posted on Legal Research Plus.

FDsys [Federal Digital System] Adds Enhancements to U.S. Statutes at Large

by on January 16, 2013 3:29 pm
From the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO): The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) recently enhanced the U.S. Statutes at Large collection on FDsys by adding descriptive metadata for public laws, private laws, concurrent resolutions, and presidential proclamations. For approximately 32,000 individual documents, the enhancements allow researchers improved searchability and retrieval by searching such metadata fields… Read more FDsys [Federal Digital System] Adds Enhancements to U.S. Statutes at Large

White Paper "Are All Citator Services Created Equal?"

by on January 10, 2013 9:48 am
An interesting recent brief report of Internet For Lawyers is: Are All Citator Services Created Equal? A Comparison of Google Scholar, Fastcase, Casemaker, LexisNexis, WestlawNext, and Bloomberg by Carole A. Levitt and Mark Rosch (2012) Hat tip to the January/February 2013 issue of The Internet Guide for the Legal Researcher Newsletter. Cross-posted on Legal Research… Read more White Paper "Are All Citator Services Created Equal?"