Friday, July 30, 2010

New Federal Register 2.0 Website

Federal Register 2.0 was recently launched on July 26, 2010 by the Office of the Federal Register and the Government Printing Office. Currently, it is a prototype website which was designed to be user friendly and easily accessible. The site has content divided into six major topics including money, world, business & industry, environment, science & technology, and health & public welfare. Federal Register 2.0 also has new search options by date, agency, topic etc, as well as RSS feeds and social networking tools. Learn more about Federal Register 2.0 at:

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

New edition of "The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation"

The nineteenth edition of "The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation" was recently released this summer. Copies are available at the bookstore and the Gould Law Library. The new edition retains the same basic approach to legal citation as previous editions but there a few changes to the rules. Pace Law Library has compiled an informative list of these changes. Access and learn more about these changes at:

Friday, July 23, 2010

New OmniFile Full Text Select Database

The OmniFile Full Text Select database combines almost all of the subscribed WilsonWeb databases and has full text articles from over 2,700 publications. It also provides access to other WilsonWeb databases including Applied Science & Technology, Education, Humanities, Social Sciences, and more. Learn more about this database at:

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

New Lexis-Nexis Academic Database

Lexis-Nexis Academic is a comprehensive database which provides access to full-text news, business and legal publications, as well as other sources. The database provides various search options and has updated stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and more. There is also a Company Dossier module that provides detailed company information and financial performance as well. Access and learn more about this database at

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Federal Government Offering Phone Apps

The U.S. federal government is now offering a number of phone apps through their website. The apps include product recalls, UV index, alternate fuel locator, postal service tools, Medlineplus, and more. There are even "customer" reviews available for certain phone apps. Learn more about the phone apps at:

Indlaw and TradeLawGuide Databases

The Gould Law Library is now subscribing to the following databases:

This database provides a comprehensive collection of Indian laws, legislation, cases, treaties, articles and more.

This database provides comprehensive access to World Trade Organization (WTO) law, including decisions, agreements, rules of interpretation, jurisprudence and more.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

New Gale Eighteenth Century Collection Online Enhancements

The Eighteenth Century Collection Online database was recently updated with new enhancements. The database has added 50,000 new titles, contextual essays, and a new updated user interface. Gale has also added new search options including cross-searchable content, keyword in context, expanded download and email options, citation generator and more. Click here to learn more about the enhancements or access the quick PDF overview at:

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Three New Gale Databases

The Gould Law Library is now subscribing to the following Gale databases:

Academic OneFile:
This database contains over 12,000 journals and reference sources, many of which are peer-reviewed and full text. It has extensive coverage of the law, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and more.

General OneFile:
This general periodical database contains over 12,000 periodicals, newspapers, reference books and multimedia sources, over half of which are full text. Subjects include law, humanities, education, environmental issues, technology, health care, politics and more.

Health Reference Center Academic:
This health database includes over 2,800 journals and magazines, many of which are full text. The database contains nursing and allied health journals, other medical journals, newsletters and consumer health magazines.