Monthly Archives: August 2010

Two guides for locating U.S. Military Records

The Military Records entry covers all the types of records I’ve ever been asked to get, but for people who need to go further I added links to two other guides − Military Service Records and Unit Histories: A Guide to Locating Sources by the Congressional Research … Continue reading

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HeinOnline’s Session Law Collection – Part 3 – D.C., territories and foreign countries

I added the HeinOnline Digital Session Laws collection to the entries for the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Bahamas, Australia and Canada.   I think that’s it for HeinOnline for now.

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Another hat tip to HeinOnline: Legislative histories for pre-’86 tax laws

While preparing a presentation on legislative history for tax attorneys I discovered that most of the legislative histories I’ve ever needed for pre-1986 tax laws are available in the U.S. Federal Legislative History collection on HeinOnline.   Highlights of the collection include Seidman’s Legislative History of Federal … Continue reading

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New North Carolina legal research guides

Jennifer L. Behrens was kind enough to write in with a new phone number for the Duke Law Library, and after fixing that I updated the whole North Carolina entry.   Some key changes include references to two new legal research … Continue reading

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More info and sources for Comptroller General decisions

The Comptroller General is the head of the Government Accountability Office, and the Comptroller General’s legal staff issues decisions that are important for researching certain government contracts issues.   I expanded the “Comptroller General Decisions” section of the Government Accountability Office … Continue reading

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Locating D.C. Commissioner’s Orders

Before the District of Columbia had a Mayor and City Council, the Commissioner’s Orders were the local laws of the land.   I added a short section on locating Commissioner’s Orders to the end of the District of Columbia – Executive Branch … Continue reading

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HeinOnline’s Session Law Collection – Part 2 – 10 states added

Tonight I added the HeinOnline Digital Session Laws collection to the entries for California, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia, which are the 10 states that the collection covers back to the beginning.   I noticed that session laws were … Continue reading

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