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Database of the Week Friday, November 30, 2007

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This database is a compilation of U.S. federal executive, judicial and legislative material of the Law Library Microform Consortium (LLMC).  “LLMC is a non-profit consortium of libraries devoted to providing economical access to a wide range of legal and law-related materials”.  This is a full text resource that is updated monthly and easily searchable.  In addition to the U.S. materials mentioned, the home page lists accessibility to a number of Combined Collections.  Some of these are:  “Anglo-American Collections”, “Foreign Jurisdictions”, “International Law and Organizations” and “Multi-Jurisdictional Subject Collections.”.


New Legal Resources @ CSL Thursday, November 29, 2007

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Law Makers, Law Breakers and Uncommon Trials. Robert Aitken, Marilyn Aitken. K 540 .A38 2007.

Strategic Selection: Presidential Nomination of Supreme Court Justices from Herbert Hoover through George W. Bush. Christine L. Nemacheck. KF 8742 .N46 2007.

Child Abuse: Law And Policy Across Boundaries. Laura Hoyano, Caroline Keenan. K 5189 .H69 2007.

Terrorism, The Laws Of War, And The Constitution. Peter Berkowitz, editor. KF 7225 .T48 2005.

The Citizenship Flowchart. Robert McWhirter. KF 4700 .Z9 M38 2007.

Governor Wilbur L. Cross Thanksgiving Proclamation Monday, November 19, 2007

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In 1936, as was the custom, Governor Wilbur L. Cross issued a proclamation declaring a “day of Public Thanksgiving”. His eloquent and poetic proclamation soon became a classic, requested year after year by library patrons.

New Public Policy Resources @ CSL Thursday, November 15, 2007

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Alexis de Tocqueville; A Life.  Hugh Brogan. JC 229 .T8 B678 2007

Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research. National Research Council and Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. QH 588 .S83 G85 2005

No Child Left Behind and the Transformation of Federal Education Policy, 1965-2005. Patrick J. McGuinn. LC 89 .M35 2006

Nuclear Waste Stalemate; Political and Scientific Controversies. Robert Vandenbosch and Susanne E. Vandenbosch. TD 898 .V35 2007

Rewiring Politics; Presidential Nominating Conventions in the Media Age. Costas Panagopoulos, editor. JK 2255 .P33 2007

WNPR Highlights Genealogical Research Resources @ CSL Wednesday, November 14, 2007

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WNPR’s “Where We Live” featured Connecticut State Library’s History & Genealogy Unit Head Richard Roberts in a November 14th program about researching your family history. The podcast is available on WNPR’s site. Some of the resources cited by Dick during the episode are listed below:

If you are seeking print materials, visit CSL (hours | directions). Have you run into a stone wall on your research? Do you need additional help getting started? Contact a CSL reference librarian.

Database of the Week Friday, November 9, 2007

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U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs

This full text database spans the years 1832-1978. It includes 150,000 cases and 350,000 documents. The Record is an official report of the proceedings in a case as presented to the United States Supreme Court. The Brief is a written statement describing the legal content of a party in litigation. It is made up of the facts and points of law pertinent to a specific case. With the ability to browse by both author and case, successful accessibility increases. At this time, our CSL print collection can only be retrieved by year and docket number.

New Public Policy Resources @ CSL Thursday, November 8, 2007

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Constraining Public Libraries; The World Trade Organization’s General Agreement on Trade in Services. Samuel E. Trosow and Kirsti Nilsen. Z 678 .T76 2006

Fair Trade for All; How Trade Can Promote Development. Joseph E. Stiglitz and Andrew Charlton. HF 1413 .S85 2005

Nato’s New Mission; Projecting Stability in a Post-Cold War World. Rebecca R. Moore. UA 646.3 .M66 2007

Paying the Tab; The Costs and Benefits of Alcohol Control. Philip J. Cook.
HV 5292 .C615 2007

Paul D. Wolfowitz; Visionary Intellectual, Policymaker, and Strategist.
Lewis D. Solomon. E 840.8 .W65 S65 2007

New Legal Resources @ CSL Tuesday, November 6, 2007

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Hate Crimes Law. Thomson/West, editor. KF 4749 .H38 2007

MacCarthy On Cross-Examination. Terence F. MacCarthy. KF 8920 .M33 2007

A Guide to HIPAA Security and the Law. Stephen S. Wu, editor. KF 3827 .R4 G85 2007

The Corporate, Securities, and M&A Lawyer’s Job. Matt Swartz, Daniel Lee. KF 1477 .S925 2007

Representing Children in Child Protective Proceedings. Jean Koh Peters . International 3rd edition. KF 3735 .P47 2007

Public Records of Connecticut, 1816-1817, 1818 Monday, November 5, 2007

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The next two volumes of the Public Records of the State of Connecticut are now available. Volume 18 covers 1816-17, and Volume 19 covers 1818, including the State Constitutional Convention.  Published in accordance with a resolution of the General Assembly, the two new volumes continue a series begun in 1894 with the publication of volume 1, 1776-1778.

Contact the State Archives at 860 757-6511 or mjones@cslib.org to obtain an order form.