Friday, November 21, 2014

Hours next week

For those who want to rest in between feasting next week here are the Library access hours.  Please note that there will be times when there is no swipe access.

Wednesday, November 26 -  8:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Wednesday, November 26  - 6:00 P.M. – MIDNIGHT (Swipe Access only)
Thursday, November 27 (Thanksgiving) CLOSED (No Swipe Access)
Friday, November 28 SWIPE ACCESS ONLY - resumes at  8:00 A.M.
Saturday & Sunday, November 29-30  -  10:00 A.M. – 11:00 P.M.

Safe travels to your Turkey day celebrations.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Thursday, November 20, 2014

This Day In The Law: Justice Department Brings Antitrust Action Against AT&T

On November 20, 1974, the Department of Justice filed its final antitrust suit against AT&T, signaling the end of the “Bell system”. United States v. AT&T was ultimately settled out of court, under an agreement that the corporation would split and thereby end its monopoly on telephone service throughout the United States.

Source: Jurist

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Mobile Law Dictionaries A-Z

Now it is easy to have all the legal language you need at your fingertips with mobile law dictionaries! But, as the app world grows and more choices are available out there, it can be difficult to know which is the best for you.

Thanks to, you can get some guidance in choosing the best mobile law dictionary for you here. Available for Android, Apple and other platforms, legal definitions are now just a button away.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Monday, November 17, 2014

Google Trends

Google Trends visualizes the popularity of search terms across time.  The front page will inform you what searches are trending at the time of your visit.  It is a Google search function so you can look for the trend over time of your interest.  Once you have done the initial search, a number of menu options appear.  You can make comparisons across time or regions.

To learn more, check out the Google Trends Help Center.

Hat Tip to Online Searcher

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat