Resources in employment law

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Resources in employment law

  1. 1. Anthony J. Adam University of Central Missouri July 2010
  2. 2. <ul><li>Students will understand the importance of refining their topics before starting searches. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will demonstrate knowledge of JCKL online holdings in employment law. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will demonstrate knowledge of additional web-based resources in employment law. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>What type of material do you need for </li></ul><ul><li>your project? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Statistics? News Items? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Studies? Think Tank Studies? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Federal Regulations? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>State Regulations? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>International Regulations? </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Narrow Down Your Topic
  5. 5. <ul><li>Our library has a number of online databases which will help you in your project. Good starting points include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ProQuest: select ABI/INFORM Complete, Newspapers, Wall Street Journal, Criminal Justice Periodicals, Entrepreneurship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EBSCO: select EconLit, Business Source Complete, Business Source Premier, Regional Business News </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lexis/Nexis: select News, Legal, Business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business and Company Resource Center </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Searching ProQuest
  7. 7. Narrowing Your Search in ProQuest
  8. 8. Searching EBSCO
  9. 9. Narrowing Your Search in EBSCO
  10. 10. Searching Lexis/Nexis
  11. 11. <ul><li>Useful information can be found in </li></ul><ul><li>three sections: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>News (general newspaper articles) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal (law journals, codes, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business (company practices) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search each section separately, depending on your requirements. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Locating Articles in Legal Periodicals
  13. 13. Searching Business & Company Resource Center
  14. 14. Narrowing Your Search in B&CRC
  15. 15. <ul><li>The Internet has a plethora of useful resources that may not be found in any of the library’s databases. Depending on your topic, you might want to look at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>elaws (U.S. Department of Labor) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business.gov (official business link to the U.S. Government) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Labor Relations Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cornell University Law School Legal Information Institute (for legal issues) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Brookings Institution (for white papers & studies) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See the online guide at XXXXXXX for additional websites and specific URLs. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. elaws Website
  17. 17. Business.gov Website
  18. 18. Legal Information Institute Website
  19. 19. Brookings Institution Website
  20. 20. <ul><li>Students should now understand the importance of refining their topics before starting searches. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can demonstrate knowledge of JCKL online holdings in employment law. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can demonstrate knowledge of additional web-based resources in employment law. </li></ul>

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