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The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet

By Carole A. Levitt and Mark E. Rosch

Price: $64.95

By Carole A. Levitt and Mark E. Rosch. Much of the information that was once only available to professional researchers from expensive, fee-based sources is now available for free on the Internet, if you know how to find it. There’s more to conducting a comprehensive search for information on the Internet than just relying on the results returned by search engines, though. The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet will show you how to be your own cyber-detective and unearth this information FREE (or at low cost!) on the Web.

The new 12th edition contains more than 100 pages than past editions, including information on:

  • New and changed Google search options
  • Navigating the Internet Archive interface
  • Discussion of Fastcase and Justia free case summaries
  • Changes to the accessibility of federal government documents

Plus, an updated Search Engine Features Comparison Chart and a revised lists of databases, such as LocatePLUS, Spokeo.com and TLO.

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About the Authors

Carole Levitt is a lawyer, law librarian and legal educator. She is not a computer technician. This guide is based on her more than 30 years in the legal field and is written the way legal professionals actually search for information. She was a regular contributor to the "Computer Counselor" column for Los Angeles Lawyer magazine for many years. She served as Chair of the Executive Board of the California State Bar Law Practice Management Section's Executive Council. Currently she serves on the American Bar Association's Law Practice Management Section's Publications Advisory Board.

Mark Rosch is a frequent speaker on the topics of Internet research and using technology more effectively in the practice of law. He has also written on computer-related topics for numerous publications including Law Office Computing, Law Practice, Small Firm Business, FindLaw and LLRX.com, among many others, and was also a regular contributor to Los Angeles Lawyer magazine's "Computer Counselor" column. Together, they have conducted hundreds of in-person MCLE programs for bar associations, law firms, corporations and other professional organizations.

560 pages, paperback.  I F L Press, 2012

Price: $64.95

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