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Research 101 (Part 4): Advanced Search Syntax

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 10:20am

In this installment of the Research 101 Series, I cover advanced search syntax.

Sometimes in your research using standard search engines like Google and Bing, you’ll find that just typing in a bunch of keywords doesn’t quite deliver the results you’re looking for.  Search engines index an immense amount of information, and...

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Research 101 (Part 3): Using RSS Feeds for News and Selecting a Reader

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 1, 2013 at 8:00am

This week, I was going to address advanced search syntax and additional search databases in the next installment of the Research 101 series.  But in light of the fact that July 1st is the shutdown of one of the most popular RSS readers, I thought it more appropriate to first cover...

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Research 101 (Part 2): Customizing Your News

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 6:00pm

In my first installment of the Research 101 series, I covered the topic of Knowing Where to Start, and pointed readers to many of the helpful documents that I’ve already put together in the past on sources that are available to those interested in performing research.

In this installment, we’ll focus on...

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Research 101: Knowing Where to Start

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 5:27pm

By now you’ve probably seen Professor Jacobson’s welcome message about my arrival to Legal Insurrection.  I’m excited to be here, as I’ve always regarded this site as a place to come for thoughtful analyses on the news of the day, and original articles that delve deeper into the issues that are...

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