Wonderful Development in Law Librarianship

by on February 13, 2009 2:27 pm
From a SSRN announcement: We are pleased to announce a new Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) Sponsored Subject Matter eJournal — Legal Information & Technology, sponsored by the Mid-America Law Library Consortium. LEGAL INFORMATION & TECHNOLOGY View Papers: http://www.ssrn.com/link/Legal-Information-Technology.html Preview the First Issue: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/sample_issues/1334262_CMBO.html Subscribe: http://hq.ssrn.com/jourInvite.cfm?link=Legal-Information-Technology Editors: Randy J. Diamond, University of Missouri School of Law,… Read more Wonderful Development in Law Librarianship

Pronunciation Guide for Foreign Names

by on February 5, 2009 9:47 am
Voice of America provides a pronunciation guide for names of foreign leaders and dignitaries. Type  in a name or choose from an alphabetical list. Example of Sergio Viera de Mello from the VOA site. In addition to the written phonetic spelling, the site also provides an audio file of name being spoken in translation. DE… Read more Pronunciation Guide for Foreign Names

C.A.N.-S.P.A.M. Act=?

by on February 4, 2009 1:32 pm
[cross-posted on LegalResearchPlus] “A Statute by Any Other (Non-Acronomial) Name Might Smell Less Like S.P.A.M., or, The Congress of the United States Grows Increasingly D.U.M.B.” Cleveland-Marshall Legal Studies Paper No. 08-151 CHRIS SAGERS, Cleveland State University – Cleveland-Marshall College of Law While the question why we Americans name our statutes is rarely asked and not… Read more C.A.N.-S.P.A.M. Act=?