Monthly Archives: October 2006

Evaluating Websites

Published on: Author: Teresa L

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

Non-Legal Research

Published on: Author: Teresa L

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

FDA News and Recall Archive

Published on: Author: Teresa L

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

Sentencing Year Answer

Published on: Author: Teresa L

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