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.

Social Security Numbers & Other Confidential Info Still Available in Federal Court Opinions

by on November 10, 2008 2:57 pm
[Cross posted on LegalResearchPlus] As mentioned in today’s Law Librarian Blog, it appears — per a helpful investigatory audit of Public.Resource.org, an organization headed up by Carl Malamud, who recently (October 20, 2008) presented to the Advanced Legal Research class at Stanford Law School — that Social Security Numbers (SSNs) and other confidential and sensitive… Read more Social Security Numbers & Other Confidential Info Still Available in Federal Court Opinions