Jan Bissett and Margi Heinen discuss a successful strategy for locating hard to find articles using a range of sources, including directories, online catalogs, specialized databases, commercial websites, and academic document delivery services.
Peggy Garvin runs the THOMAS beta test site through its paces, evaluating the new search engine and enhanced navigations features, accompanied by screen shots.
Marcus P. Zillman’s bibliographic guide highlights resources that focus on the history of deep web research, as well as dozens of topical sources that will contribute to your search and research efforts, through a range of respositories of valuable data, reports and scholarly literature.
Jan Bissett and Margi Heinen provide an overview of selected free and fee-based web resources, as well as pathfinders and guides authored by law librarians, that will faciliate the process of conducting effective SEC research.
Peggy Garvin’s column compares and contrasts the features of FirstGov Search, Google Government Search and GovMine.
Small Content, Long Tails, and Big Ideas in Law Libraries
by Jason Eiseman
Jason Eiseman (MLS) is the Computer Automation Librarian at Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt in Portland, Oregon.
It’s Not Rocket Science: Making Sense of Scientific Evidence
By Paul Barron
Paul Barron is the Director of the Library and Archives at the George C. Marshall Foundation in Lexington, Virginia. This is a revised version of an article published in the Virginia Lawyer in December 2005
Deep Web Research Research 2006
By Marcus P. Zillman
Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A., is Executive Director of the Virtual Private Library and Founder/Creator of BotSpot®. He is the author of nine different Internet MiniGuides 2006, Internet Sources Manual and eCurrent Awareness Resources 2006 Report. His Subject Tracer™ Information Blogs (45 and constantly growing) are freely available from the Virtual Private Library, which include the latest resources on Deep Web Research and Bot Research. His current white papers on searching and researching the Internet are located at WhitePapers.us. His personal blog dedicated to knowledge discovery, knowledge harvesting, information retrieval and Internet current awareness is available at Zillman.us. His monthly free newsletter is titled AwarenessWatch™ and his monthly Internet Zillman Column has been archived since 1996.
Looking for innovative, comprehensive, focused and reliable alternatives to the limited number of search engines that you have become all to used to relying upon for your research? If so, then Tom Mighell and Sabrina I. Pacifici‘s guide from their ABA TechShow 2006 presentation should be on your reading list.
Faulkner’s Practical Web Strategies for Attorneys – Maximize Your Browsing Experience: Toolbars, Bookmarklets, and Extensions
Frederick L. Faulkner IV recommends a range of applications, easy to install and use, that extend the versatility and enhance the value of your browsing experience as you search the web throughout the course of the day.