Monthly Archives: March 2007

E-Journals

Published on: Author: Teresa L

To all Cite-checkers, note-writers, paper-writers, students and faculty: The library is glad to announce our E-Journal finder on the library web site. The E-Journal finder allows you to access articles in many of the full text journals that we subscribe to. Try it out here Your search in the E-journal finder will locate journals in… Continue reading

Space, Hippies and Harry Potter

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Lewis, Eric. The Space of Law and the Law of Space. 19 Int’l J. Semiotics L. 293-309 (2006). Williamson, Erica. Note. Moving Past Hippies and Harassment: a historical approach to sex, appearance, and the workplace. 56 Duke L.J. 681-720 (2006). Cromer, Julie D. Harry Potter and the Three-Second Crime: are we vanishing the de minimis… Continue reading

International Law in Brief

Published on: Author: Teresa L

International Law in Brief, is an electronic publication containing analytical abstracts of and links to significant primary documents relating to contemporary developments in international law. Prepared by the Attorney-Editors of International Legal Materials, a core publication of The American Society of International Law, ILIB is sent out electronically to its subscribers and posted on the… Continue reading

Defunct Government Agencies

Published on: Author: Teresa L

To find websites for defunct U.S. government agencies go to the CyberCemetery hosted by the University of North Texas Libraries. The CyberCemetery provides permanent public access to old websites of the Executive Branch, the Legislative Branch, and Independent Commissions. Sites are organized by category or alphabetically, and include information such as how the agency or… Continue reading

Patent Research

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Google’s Beta Patent Search Engine covers the entire collection of patents made available by the United States Patent & Trademark Office — from patents issued in the 1790s through those issued in the middle of 2006, totalling almost 7 million. Lexis-Nexis hosts the famous Chisum on Patents. Walker on Patents was first published in 1885… Continue reading

Finding United Nations Resolutions

Published on: Author: Teresa L

According to Paul Hellyer’s article in Law Library Journal, 53% of UN Documents that are cited in US state and federal cases are resolutions. Resolutions are very easy documents to find. The General Assembly Resolutions are full text back to 1946 including Special Sessions and Emergency Special Sessions. The Security Council Resolutions are also available… Continue reading