With the BILLIONS of webpages available on the Internet these days, how can students evaluate which are reputable and which probably shouldn’t be used for research? Ask yourself these questions: Authority — Who is the person or entity entering the content of the webpage? Does the person or organization have relevant credentials ? Objectivity —… Continue reading
Byrd, Sayward. Comment. Civil Rights and the “Twinkie” Tax: the 900-pound Gorilla in the War on Obesity. 65 La. L. Rev. 303-385 (2004).
The Library has started subscriptions to two databases, both from the ProQuest Company: ABI/INFORM surveys publications in business, finance, and economics and includes full text coverage for many of the nearly 1,800 journal, magazine and newspaper titles it indexes. PsychINFO® is an abstracting and indexing service published by the American Psychological Association. It covers publications… Continue reading
Do you like to keep up on the latest manufacturing defects? Worried about lettuce and spinach? The FDA has created a searchable archive of warnings, news and press releases. The FDA describes the scope of its regulatory coverage as being: “responsible for regulating food (humans and animal), dietary supplements, drugs (human and animal), cosmetics, medical… Continue reading
That description was taken from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens. The year was 1780. Congratulations to Susan and John for getting the answer right!! They both win a CALI CD (great for studying for exams). If your sentencing research is more current in nature (as opposed to the French Revolution) start with… Continue reading
“What’s coming on?” “The Treason case.” “The quartering one, eh?” “Ah!” returned the man, with a relish; “he’ll be drawn on a hurdle to be half hanged, and then he’ll be taken down and sliced before his own face, and then his inside will be taken out and burnt while he looks on, and then… Continue reading
Looking for information on US Senate or House votes? The Washington Post hosts an impressive searchable database of every vote in the United States Congress since the 102nd Congress (1991). This database is very easy to use and gives you access to congressional floor votes for bills and resolutions. You can track the voting histories… Continue reading