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Google Scholar Legal Docs

Since it came out a few years back, Google Scholar Legal Documents has been a welcome addition to legal research (especially as a free resource).  One attorney who was in the library the other day told me he uses it frequently and I’ve heard the same from many lawyers. When I wrote about Google Scholar […]

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Google Books to Library Books

Searching Google Books can often be an important part of research as it allows researchers to search the full-text of many books.  However, researchers can only view portions of books that are still under copyright.  Luckily, if you’ve found a useful book on Google, it’s quite easy to access the entire book through our library.  […]

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Google Scholar Improves Legal Citator

Yesterday Google announced that it’s improving its legal citator by changing how it presents citations to legal opinions.  From the Google Scholar Blog: “Now, instead of sorting the citing documents by their prominence, we sort them by the extent of discussion of the cited case. Opinions that discuss the cited case in detail are presented […]

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