Category Archives: Factual & Investigative Research

In the Long Run We Will Still Be Dead, But Presidential End of Term Web Archive Will Go On

by Sarah Gotschall In 2008, the International Internet Preservation Consortium and National Digital Infrastructure and Preservation Program joined together to archive the web at the end of presidential administrations, starting with George W. Bush. The purpose of the End of Term Web … Continue reading

Posted in Factual & Investigative Research, Issues in Law Librarianship, Legal Specialty Subjects | Tagged , | Leave a comment

If You Come at the Justice, You Best Have Sources

By Christine Anne George It started out, as most catastrophic events do, with a simple tweet. So can @CardozoLaw settle this once and for all? Did Benjamin Cardozo fail the bar exam? @CardozoOCS @cardozolawlib https://t.co/Mz10AFg5Jx — ABA for Law Students … Continue reading

Posted in Factual & Investigative Research, Information Literacy | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Shareholder Proposals as a Teaching Tool

by Susan Azyndar Editor’s Note: Many thanks to Susan Azyndar for this excellent guest post. Susan is currently a reference librarian at Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law and co-author of the 2015 article  A New Era: Integrating Today’s “Next … Continue reading

Posted in Factual & Investigative Research, Legal Research, Legal Research Instruction, Legal Specialty Subjects, Teaching (general) | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Our Directors, Our Shelves

By Christine Anne George Back in 2012, SUNY Buffalo Law School kicked off celebrations for its 125th anniversary. The following year, the Supreme Court Library at Buffalo celebrated its 150th anniversary. I’d be lying if I denied having a bit … Continue reading

Posted in Factual & Investigative Research | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Legal Research “Junk Drawer,” or, Advanced Factual Research

by: Ashley Ahlbrand No two legal research courses are exactly alike. Some focus on process, perhaps developed around one or two hypotheticals throughout the semester; others are bibliographic, with an aim to demonstrate a vast array of sources. Some flip … Continue reading

Posted in Factual & Investigative Research, Legal Research Instruction | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Collaboration is Key: Some Free Tools to Share Knowledge.

Last week’s CALI conference at the beautiful Marquette Law School was inspiring in a whole lot of ways! First, the physical space! The law school is dotted with collaborative workspaces; group study rooms and open tables are on all the … Continue reading

Posted in Factual & Investigative Research, Issues in Law Librarianship, Legal Research, Reference Services | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Law Librarian, P.I.

As a reference librarian, I am often asked to find information about people. Usually, I am given a name and asked questions such as – what is this person’s job? Has this person published any articles? Is this person still … Continue reading

Posted in Factual & Investigative Research | Leave a comment