Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Interesting Graphic History of Classroom Technology

The New York Times recently published a graphic history article on classroom technology. The article highlights the evolution of classroom technologies from the 1600's to the present. Read the full article at:

Monday, September 20, 2010

New Justis and JustCite databases

This database provides full text materials of UK, Irish and European Union case law dating back to 1163 and legislation from 1235.

This database is a legal search engine and citator service that cross-references case law, legislation and journal articles dating from 1163.

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Informative Article for Law Students Interested in Working as Research Assistants

Mark Wojcik, from the John Marshall Law School, recently published an article for law students who are interested in working as research assistants. The article discusses ten reasons why students should consider being a research assistant. It also provides advice on how to get research assistant jobs, how to do well in these positions and other essential career advice. The authors also recommend this article for faculty members when interviewing potential research assistant candidates. Read the full article at (must log in to SSRN):

Friday, September 3, 2010

Interesting Article on E-Books

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article on e-books entitled "Should You Buy an E-Book?" The article discusses the booming business of e-books and its growth in the past few years. It also provides helpful tips for those interested in buying e-book readers. Read the full article at:

Thursday, September 2, 2010

New CQ Press Electronic Library and Making of Modern Law Databases

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

CQ Press Electronic Library
The CQ Press Electronic Library provides reference resources for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. Access and learn about this database at:

Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources, 1620 – 1926
This database provides published records of the American colonies, documents published by state constitutional conventions, state codes, city charters, law dictionaries, digests and more. Access and learn about this database at:

Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926
This database contains unofficially published accounts of trials, official trial documents, briefs, arguments, legislative and administrative proceedings as well as arbitrations from famous trials that shook society in America, the British Empire and the world. Access and learn about this database at: