LexisNexis Is Taking the Competition of Low(er)-Cost Online Legal Research Services (Such as Fastcase, CaseText and Casemaker (Among Others)) Seriously

by on May 6, 2017 12:50 pm
Please see LexisNexis’ “LEXTALK” posts: Low-Cost Legal Research = Low-Value Results. LexisNexis Equips You with Much, Much More & Low-Cost Legal Research: Go Cheap, Get Gaps. Go LexisNexis, Gain Confidence Please see also, for example, the following commentary: “Low-cost can cost you” campaign: Does LexisNexis now acknowledge that Fastcase and Casemaker (and even Google Scholar)… Read more LexisNexis Is Taking the Competition of Low(er)-Cost Online Legal Research Services (Such as Fastcase, CaseText and Casemaker (Among Others)) Seriously

Media Literacy: Some Resources for Providing Reliable Sources, Context, and Multiple Perspectives

by on May 6, 2017 12:22 pm
Please see: Sources and Searches: Resources for media literacy and research Of note: The Day USA Readex: Twentieth-Century Global Perspectives Yewno: Contextual Search *For Yewno at Stanford University, please see here and here, among other places.

American Library Association (ALA) Report: The State of America's Libraries 2017

by on May 2, 2017 11:59 am
The American Library Association (ALA) has issued another “State of America’s Libraries” report — put together from an impressive set of resources — giving a valuable, high-level perspective on the challenges and opportunities faced by the nation’s libraries: http://www.ala.org/news/state-americas-libraries-report-2017 The Executive Summary is here. And the full report is here. For links to some past “State of… Read more American Library Association (ALA) Report: The State of America's Libraries 2017