An excellent article in the Wisconsin Lawyer, found here, outlines the advantages of expanding one's online search skills to troll the invisible Web, which contains information that is irretrievable using a general search engine, such as Google.
The invisible Web is of great potential use to those in the legal profession, as it includes a vast amount of legal and governmental documents. This includes case law, statutes, bills, regulations, patents, briefs, census data, government reports, treaties, and more. Extensive business and corporate data also are available on the invisible Web, including SEC filings, stock quotes, company profiles, and the like. Links to resources to assist you in taking advantage of the invisible Web appear here.
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