Thursday, March 17, 2005

Missed the Library Open Forum?

If you missed the Library Open Forum held earlier this week don't despair. You can always give us your comments/suggestions/praises at any time. Talk to a Librarian. Drop a note in the Comment Box. Comment on one of our postings.

We listen and read every comment you get. You will also note we respond to them right here, and changes are visible for some tasks.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Wednesday, March 16, 2005

If It's Tuesday, this must be....

Next Tuesday, March 22, we return home to New York and our final destination - the United Nations. This workshop will focus on the United Nations, but will briefly discuss other international organizations. As always the session will be held in the lower level computer lab, but the scheduled time for departure is 6:10 PM and arrival is no later than 7 PM.

This is the final workshop currently scheduled for our foreign, comparative and international law series. I am aware that a number of students expressed interest in the workshops, but were unable to attend. Please, if you would like any of the workshops repeated or a class on another topic, let us know. All feedback is appreciated, and if you don't want to post a comment, the suggestion box is checked at least once daily for your input :-)

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Tuesday, March 15, 2005

Beware the Ides of March

On this auspicious (or arguably inauspicious) date, I cannot resist a wander into the works of The Bard. For those of you with the same penchant, try the Oxford Shakespeare at . You can view each work, or search what is known as a Concordance. You type in the words and find in what play or sonnet your words appear. Using this concordance I now know that Julius Caesar ignored the Soothsayer to his peril in Act I, Scene II.

There are many other Concordances available on the Web. Try the Hyper-Concordance for one site that has many works and authors collected.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Monday, March 14, 2005

Politics, Law and Technology

Declan McCullagh's Politech is the oldest Internet resource devoted exclusively to politics and technology. Launched in 1994, the Politech mailing list has chronicled the growing intersection of law, culture, technology and politics. Over the last decade, Politech has become a community of programmers, system administrators, lawyers, policy wonks, and other random technologists.
Topics include everything from copyright to the best way to deal with the rising tide of spam. Privacy, free speech, cloning, and antitrust are also in the mix. This is THE place to stay current, and gain a unique perspective on these issues!
If you want to follow Politech, you have three main options: read it on the web site linked above, use the RSS or Atom news feeds, or subscribe through e-mail. Only the highlights -- a kind of daily "best of" -- appear on the mailing list.
Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat