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Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Review of OA sources on U.S. law

Lisa Smith-Butler, Cost Effective Legal Research Redux: How to Avoid Becoming the Accidental Tourist, Lost in Cyberspace, Florida Coastal Law Review 6, 2008. A preprint; posted April 14, 2008. (Thanks to Legal Research Plus.)
... To assist law students with evaluating legal web sites containing primary and secondary sources of law, this article will review certain free Internet sites pertaining to primary sources of federal and state law as well as secondary sources. When using these sites with understanding, legal researchers can be said to be performing cost effective legal research and will avoid becoming an accidental tourist, lost in cyberspace. ...