Posts by Michelle Buhalo

Word Cloud of Jenkins Services
Now that our first year in our new location has come to an end, we decided to revisit the new resources we've added and go over some of the work we've done in 2019. Jenkins added a new in house database this year - Cheetah from Wolters Kluwer . This database has extensive and comprehensive coverage...
Ever wonder why the same search across different legal databases can produce results with different relevancy rankings? It's because of the unique algorithms each database uses. In order for researchers to better understand how the databases cultivate their specific algorithms, representatives from...
Today, December 3, 2019, the amendments to Pennsylvania's Telemarketer Registration Act go into effect. Act 73 of 2019 amends the 1996 Act by "further providing for definitions, for unlawful acts and penalties, for blocking of caller identification and other telemarketing screening products or...
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HeinOnline is a great resource with many collections, including the Law Journal Library , Code of Federal Regulations , Legal Classics , Session Laws Library , U.S. Congressional Documents , and more. To help users navigate these collections, HeinOnline developed database specific guides using the...
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On Tuesday we explored the history of the Oxford English Dictionary from its 1857 origins to the publication of the Second Edition in 1989 . Though the Second Edition is the last edition available in print , the OED is continuously being updated on its online platform . In fact, not only are new...
The Oxford English Dictionary is perhaps one of the most recognized dictionaries in the world. With past and present definitions of over 600,000 words, the OED touts itself as a "historical dictionary" that includes not only the current definition of a word, but also its history. According to the...
Practice in front of a federal grand jury can be an intimidating process. Jenkins has two publications to help you prepare: Federal Grand Jury: A Guide to Law and Practice and Representation of Witnesses before Federal Grand Juries . Federal Grand Jury: A Guide to Law and Practice , available in...
William Penn Statute
William Penn , the founder of Pennsylvania and advocate of religious freedom, was born October 14, 1644*, 375 years ago. It was his influence that set the framework for not only Pennsylvania's Constitution, but also the U.S. Constitution. For researchers interested in exploring this connection,...
ProQuest Congressional enhanced its interface this summer, and its "Search by Number" feature has a new look. Search by Number is great to use when you have the citation of the document you are looking for. This feature can also be used when you are looking for documents that are related to a...
The American Law Institute (ALI) recently published their newest Restatement of the Law: Liability Insurance. Jenkins has access to this title in print , on the member database HeinOnline , and on the library's Westlaw computers. This Restatement defines liability insurance as "insurance that...