Reference Lounge Reading - Professor Ford

by on November 19, 2008 4:08 pm
Join us for a reading/discussion of The Race Card: How Bluffing About Bias Makes Race Relations Worse by author Professor Richard Thompson Ford Co-hosted by Robert Crown Law Library and Black Law Students Association. TOMORROW, November 20th from 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch Served Robert Crown Law Library, 2nd floor Reference Lounge “Richard Ford… Read more Reference Lounge Reading - Professor Ford

Free online language courses from UNESCO

by on November 14, 2008 5:58 pm
UNESCO has created a portal of free conversational language courses. The site contains about two dozen languages, including some Native American languages. UNESCO Conversational Language Courses http://opentraining.unesco-ci.org/cgi-bin/page.cgi?g=Categories%2FLanguage%2FConversational_languages_courses_%2Findex.html;d=1

Possibly Out-Googling Google

by on November 10, 2008 2:59 pm
[Cross posted on LegalResearchPlus.] The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “The Wired Campus” reports today on an interesting effort to Out-Google Google. See Librarians Want to Out-Google Google With a Better Search Engine.