Monthly Archives: November 2014

NYLI eBooks Webinar

NYLI eBooks Webinar

November 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

The New York Law Institute now offers members direct free access to a collection of over 75,000 eBooks from major legal, academic, business and general-interest publishers such as Cambridge University Press, Economist Books, John Wiley & Sons, Kluwer Academic Publishing, Routledge, Springer, and many more.

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By |November 10th, 2014|Announcements, NYLI Collections|Comments Off on NYLI eBooks Webinar

Accessing Company Compliance Codes

Inside Counsel recently published an article about a new database at the University of Houston Law Center. The searchable database compiles compliance codes of Fortune 500 companies. Ryan McConnell, a Houston attorney and adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center, led the project with the help of graduates and current student […]

By |November 6th, 2014|News from the Field|Comments Off on Accessing Company Compliance Codes

How Many Scholarly Papers Are on the Web?

A professor at Penn State University posed the question “How Many Scholarly Papers are Available on the Web?” and the related question “How many are freely available?” Lee Giles is a professor at Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST), and also a professor of computer science and engineering (CSE), a […]

By |November 5th, 2014|News from the Field|Comments Off on How Many Scholarly Papers Are on the Web?

Facebook May Be the King of Data Brokers

Wired.com recently wrote about how Facebook is one of the largest data brokers in the world, and Wall Street has noticed. The article reports that Facebook has figured out how to monetize large amounts of user data. The article speculates that Facebook’s next step is likely to “open” that data to advertisers. Facebook recently […]

By |November 4th, 2014|News from the Field|Comments Off on Facebook May Be the King of Data Brokers

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Database Now Available

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) Project of the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review has released its Inter-American Court of Human Rights Database. The database is available for free and lets users to search Inter-American Court decisions by case name, country, and topic. When possible, the database includes a […]

By |November 3rd, 2014|News from the Field|Comments Off on Inter-American Court of Human Rights Database Now Available