Monthly Archives: March 2007

DST is Early — Now wait 9 months for results

Published on: Author: Teresa L

H.R.1640 Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Reported in House) ——————————————————————————- SEC. 110. DAYLIGHT SAVINGS . (a) Repeal- Section 3(a) of the Uniform Time Act of 1966 (15 U.S.C. 260a(a)) is amended– (1) by striking `April’ and inserting `March’; and (2) by striking `October’ and inserting `November’. (b) Report to Congress- Not later than 9 months… Continue reading

Reference Hours During Spring Break

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Library hours during Spring Break………………Reference services during Spring Break Friday, March 9 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM……………………………8:30 AM – 5:30 PM Saturday, March 10 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM………………………9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Sunday, March 11 12 Noon – 5:00 PM…………………..no reference Monday, March 12 through Friday March 16 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM ………………………9:30… Continue reading

Overheard at the Reference Desk…What is the difference between a public law and the code?

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Once a bill becomes a law, it is given a public law (P.L.) number indicating the congressional session and sequence number of its enactment. The first law of the 110th Congress is P.L. 110-1. These public laws are published in the Statutes At Large, the official publication for federal session laws. But having to look… Continue reading

“Take Me to Your Leader”

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The Central Intelligence Agency publishes and updates the online directory of Chiefs of State and Cabinet Members of Foreign Governments weekly. The directory is intended to be used primarily as a reference aid and includes as many governments of the world as is considered practical, some of them not officially recognized by the United States.

Spotlight on…ProQuest Research Library

Published on: Author: Teresa L

ProQuest Research Library is a resource of electronic collections containing millions of documents on a broad range of general reference subjects originally published in magazines, newspapers, and journals. The General Reference Subjects include: Arts – dance, theater, cinema. Business – economics, personal finance, marketing. Education – administration, policy, teaching practices. General Interest – hobbies, fashion,… Continue reading

Hastings Professor to Argue in CA Supreme Court

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Professor Donna Ryu presents oral arguments before the California Supreme Court (350 McAllister St. 4th Floor) in Murphy v. Kenneth Cole Productions on Wednesday, March 7, at 1:30 p.m. The Murphy case began in the Hastings Civil Justice Clinic’s Individual Representation course as a superior court trial conducted by Hastings students representing the plaintiff worker.… Continue reading

“Just the Facts, Ma’am”

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The Annenberg Political Fact Check is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania. What’s great about this page is that the site creators examine recent statements by politicians or political organizations from any political party, and print the claim, test its truthfulness, and cite their sources.