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ACLU Announces New Book – Ongoing Fight for Gender Equality

ACLU Blog of Rights: “Coinciding with the start of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the fully revised and updated fourth edition of The Rights of Women was released this week. The latest release in the ACLU Handbook Series, The Rights of Women is a comprehensive guide that explains in detail the rights that women and girls… Continue Reading

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Mis-Information at the Heart of the University: Why Administrators Should Take Libraries More Seriously, by Stuart Basefsky Carpe Diem: Establish an Institutional Repository for Your Organization, by Carol A. Watson What’s New in Cordless Mice? by Jeffrey J. Beard FOIA Facts: FOIA – The Year in Review, by Scott A. Hodes E-Discovery Update: A Contrarian… Continue Reading

New on for October 2007

Cultural Challenges in Cross Border Mediation, by Vikrant Singh Negi Persuading Judges in Writing: Tips for Lawyers (And how technology can help), by Troy Simpson Competitive Intelligence on a Shoestring, by Susan Armstrong and Sabrina I. Pacifici E-Discovery Update: Discovery of Employee-Owned Computer Equipment, by Conrad J. Jacoby The Government Domain: Journalists and Government Information:… Continue Reading

U.S. Supreme Court Coloring and Activity Book

“About the Book – “Have fun and learn about the Supreme Court! It’s a coloring book with a surprising educational twist. This 32-page coloring book features expertly rendered illustrations depicting significant Supreme Court Justices of the United States to color in–including all current sitting Justices. The U.S. Supreme Court Coloring and Activity Book is perfect… Continue Reading

Encyclopedic Reference Work Cataloging all of the World’s 6,912 Known Living Languages

Ethnologue: “An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world’s 6,912 known living languages.” [This web edition of the Ethnologue contains all the content of the print edition and may be cited as: Gordon, Raymond G., Jr. (ed.), 2005. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, Fifteenth edition. Dallas, Tex.: SIL International. Online version:] Far from… Continue Reading

Recent Book Focuses on Language of the Media

As noted by Editor & Publisher, Richard Weiner’ recent book, The Skinny About Best Boys, Dollies, Green Rooms, Leads, and Other Media Lingo: The Language of the Media “is not only a media dictionary, but a history book as well, one that Weiner hopes will be as fascinating to lay readers as it is for… Continue Reading

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And you thought gadgets were only for the kitchen: The Return, by Brian Neale, Roger Skalbeck, Susan Skyzinski and Barbara Fullerton And you thought gadgets were only for the kitchen: The Future, by Brian Neale, Roger Skalbeck, Susan Skyzinski and Barbara Fullerton Writing Justice Blackmun, by Linda Greenhouse Statement of Meredith Fuchs, General Counsel, The… Continue Reading

Review of Book That Sparked Controversy on Domestic Spy Program

‘State of War: The Secret History of the CIA and the Bush Administration,’ by James Risen – Spies and Spymasters, Review by Walter Isaacson. Continue Reading

Photojournalists Capture Hurricanes’ Impact in New Book

Editor & Publisher reviews a new book by a group of 20 Dallas News photojournalists and reporters that chronicles the devastating impact of hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Eyes of the Storm: The Story in Pictures of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, by Dallas Morning News Related postings on the hurricanes Continue Reading

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Market Intelligence – The Power of Three, by Donna Cavallini Review of Annotated Refugee Convention: Fifty Years of North American Jurisprudence, by Elisa Mason Using EISIL to Research Private International Law, by Louise Tsang Revolutionizing Client Relations with CaseMap’s New ReportBooks, by Dennis Kennedy Garbage In, Garbage Out: Working Around Document Profiling to Improve Work… Continue Reading

New Biography of Justice Blackmun

From the New York Times, a review of the new book on Justice Harry A. Blackmun by Linda Greenhouse. Related references: Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun’s Supreme Court Journey Also by Linda Greenhouse, from the New York Times Magazine, April 15, 2005 , The Evolution of a Justice. beSpacific postings on the Blackmun Papers Continue Reading