Featured Book

by on August 4, 2010 9:12 am
A fun book for summer reading, Scoundrels in Law: the Trials of Howe & Hummel, Lawyers to the Gangsters, Cops, Starlets, and Rakes Who Made the Gilded Age by Cait Murphy was published by Smithsonian Books in 2010. Gangsters and con men, spurned mistresses and wandering husbands, strippers and Broadway royalty, cat killers and spiritualists:… Read more Featured Book

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

Update from one of our visitors

by on June 14, 2010 10:19 am
In January,  Stephen Schultze, joined us for a reference lounge reading on “RECAP the Law and the Movement to Free Government Records.” Today, Schultze updates his readers on the Managing Miracles blog with this post: “What Does It Cost to Provide Electronic Public Access to Court Records?” Schultze writes: “US Courts have long faced a… Read more Update from one of our visitors