What People are saying about "The Lawyer's Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet"
"Carole Levitt & Mark Rosch codify the very best resources for lawyer cybersleuthing and offer an insider's view of the tools, tricks and shortcuts to their use. This book will help you get the online information you need - better, faster and cheaper."
"Nowhere else will you find the vast information resources specific to lawyers as you will in the Lawyer's Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet. Carole Levitt & Mark Rosch have brought years of Internet research to an easy-to-use guide for Lawyers."
Z. Adkins III
"Internet research books abound, but this one provides a practical, thorough and organized approach tailored to the precise needs of busy practitioners...a valuable addition to the lawyer's bookshelf."
Since 1999, the authors of this book have trained thousands of people to use the Internet more efficiently in their practice, in hundreds of custom-designed seminars for companies, law firms and bar associations to help their professionals learn about the latest online research resources.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Carole Levitt, JD, MLS
This up-to-date and expanded Third Edition is a complete hands-on guide that shares the secrets, shortcuts, and realities of conducting fact finding on the Internet.
Written for legal professionals, this comprehensive desk reference lists, categorizes, and describes hundreds of free and fee-based Internet sites. Useful for investigations, depositions, and trial preparation, as well as company and medical research, gathering competitive intelligence, finding expert witnesses, and fact checking of all kinds.
The book also includes information on browsers, search engines, Weblogs, library databases, public records, and much, much more. In addition, a CD-ROM features all the links contained in the book in one handy PDF file. Find the link you're looking for, and click on the hyperlink to take you there--no typing of URLs required!
Discover the distinction between the "visible" and "invisible" Web and how to find information on each. Learn the differences between legal research and fact-finding. Also, read real-world "war stories" of how Internet data has benefited other legal professionals.
This may be the most user-friendly Internet research book available for legal professionals today!
The new edition
has been expanded to include a more detailed discussion of blogs
and blawgs (law-related Web logs), RSS Feeds and automataic
alerts, an extensive glossary of technology terms, and more!
Numerous helpful checklists, including a Source Credibility
Checklist, including a handy Methodology Checklist
are included on the valuable CD-ROM.
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