New E-Books!

| August 8, 2012

See http://www.oxfordscholarship.com for access to 63 full-text Oxford University Press digital, cross-searchable and downloadable current law titles. From the main page, click on ‘Law’ and if you are off-campus, you will see 63 books listed under full-text.  If you are off- campus, you will need to connect to the VPN to gain full-text access.

Rules, Rules and more Rules

| October 11, 2011

Free Federal Rules eBooks from CALI & Cornell LII. Compatible with iPad, Kindle, and many more! Lack of DRM means the ebook files work on iPads, iPhones, Nooks, or any device, software, or app that supports .epub. (Click to download.)   Don’t pay for Federal Rules (if you don’t want to). You can download and [...]

Did you know that you now can download out – of – print books from Google and not just view the books online?

| September 2, 2011

We just came across new feature which allows you to download the book in either .pdf format or to your eReader of choice. At the present time, it appears that books available with this feature are from the 19th century. For example, are you seeking Simon Greenleaf. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence 12th [...]

Google discontinues government site search engine UncleSam

| August 24, 2011

Did you know that Google has discontinued it’s specialized search engine for government site – google.com/unclesam? One of the biggest challenges for legal researchers is getting either too many irrelevant hits or too few hits. Google.com/unclesam was a search engine that was created to limit your search query in Google to US federal, state and [...]

E-Book Readers

| September 7, 2010

If you are thinking about purchasing an e-book reader but are unsure which to buy, Justin the Librarian has a good overview/review of the readers and their respective pros and cons.