It Seems Google's Scanning Project Work Is Being Put to Good Use by Libraries and Researchers

by on September 1, 2017 4:58 pm
Please see: What Happened to Google’s Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books? By Jennifer Howard August 10, 2017

Valuable Post Re: 'Fake News:' "Spotting Fake – Best Practices for Authenticating Trustworthy News Sources"

by on August 26, 2017 2:03 pm
Please see: here. Some of the important takeaways: Defining Fake News How do we define fake news? When people talk about false stories in the media, they are actually talking about several distinct types of fabricated news: Stories that are completely false or intentionally false. Hoaxes and stories made from whole cloth. Pizzagate is a good example… Read more Valuable Post Re: 'Fake News:' "Spotting Fake – Best Practices for Authenticating Trustworthy News Sources"

U.S. Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports Are Excellent Federal Legislation-Related and Federal Legislative History-Related Materials for Legal Research & Writing (LR&W or LRW) Instruction

by on August 26, 2017 1:51 pm
Please see these two CRS reports in particular: Researching Current Federal Legislation and Regulations: A Guide to Resources for Congressional Staff (Feb. 6, 2017, RL33895) Legislative History Research: A Guide to Resources for Congressional Staff (July 6, 2016, R41865) Also: Bills and Resolutions: Examples of How Each Kind Is Used (Dec. 2, 2010 98-706) The Senate’s Calendar of Business (Apr. 21,… Read more U.S. Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports Are Excellent Federal Legislation-Related and Federal Legislative History-Related Materials for Legal Research & Writing (LR&W or LRW) Instruction