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Recent Publication by DCLI Faculty

Navigating Legal Research and Technology

Mr. Dittakavi Rao and Dr. Joel Fishman have written a new general legal research book: Navigating Legal Research & Technology: Quick Reference Guide to the 1,500 Most Common Questions about Traditional and Online Legal Research. Getzville, N.Y.: Bridge Publishing Group, 2010. 426p.

There are sixteen chapters in the book. The question and answer format include manual, internet, lexis and westlaw searching under the twelve chapters dealing with legal research.

Recent Lawyers Journal Article by Rao & Dansak

The June 18, 2010 issue of Lawyers Journal included "Introduction to Google Scholar: Legal Opinions and Journals" by Dittakavi Rao and Ryan L. Dansak. Please click on the following link, and scroll to page 6, to access this article:

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