Teaching legal research to the Google generation

July 24, 2006

More on the generation gap…An article from the Akron Law Review, Forty-Two: The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Teaching Legal Research To The Google Generation, discusses the legal researcher’s increasing reliance “on computers to answer complex questions ” and how that impacts legal research.  Issues dicussed include “balancing precision and completeness,” “the economics of legal research” vis-a-vis the cost of print materials versus Internet-based resources, and “teaching legal research as a client-based activity.” The preprint version of the article is available at bepress Legal Repository. The citation to the published article is:

Gallacher, Ian.  Forty-Two: The Hitchhiker’s Guide To Teaching Legal Research To The Google Generation 29 Akron L. Rev. 151 (2006).

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