Get Assistance from a Federal Depository Librarian, http://www.gpoaccess.gov/govtinfo.html. “The Government Information Online Pilot Project provides librarian assistanceto the public for locating and using government information. Users of theservice interact with librarians via chat or email.”Source: gpoaccess
It seems that Yahoo has added RSS feeds for a number of its directory sites. Read more about it in Tara Calishain’s Research Buzz. She credits Antsville for pointing it out.
Do you feel like you overwhelmed by e-mail messages? Stever Robbers offers Tips for Mastering E-Mail Overload at the Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge.
CoolGov is an interesting weblog that highlights the coolest government web tools. For example, recently it reviewed the current Treaties in Force. If you like it, you can subscribe to the RSS or Atom feed.
Source: inter alia
With TurboScout, a meta-search interface, you can type in your search terms once and then search in multiple search engines or use the same interface to search blogs, images, or reference sources. It has a clean interface and is easy to use. Source: inter alia
Some Congressmen are jumping on the blogging bandwagon, including Vermont’s Sen. Leahy.
In volume 24, number 2, of the LLNE News, Michelle Pierce introduced you to FURL, a social bookmarking tool. Mary Ellen Bates has more on this tool including some interesting ideas on how she uses FURL.
Source: TVC Alert
If you have member news or would like to contribute an article to the next edition of the LLNE News, please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submissions is March 25, 2005.
The Rhode Island Secretary of State has launched RSSonate which will use RSS to give individuals and agencies easy access to constantly updated data. See the recent press release.
(For an example, see its Public Information Division’s page on Open Meetings: Upcoming Meetings As Filed with the Office of the Secretary of State. Notice the orange RSS button!)
Former LLNE News editor Diane Murley and her colleagues at Southern Illinois University Law Library have received quite a bit of attention in the blogosphere for their fantastic Law Dawg Blawg. Diane often posts very useful research tips, for which there is also an archive.