Regulatory Insight is a companion database to Legislative Insight, providing researchers with a platform to facilitate research into U.S. federal administrative law histories from 1936-2015.
- Access to all notices, proposed rules, and final rules;
- Results that include all regulatory histories associated with a specific C.F.R. portion or U.S. Code citation; and
- A compilation of Federal Register “articles” with a direct legal basis in that Public Law.
Access to ProQuest’s Regulatory Insight database is available through the Texas Tech Law Library website under the Electronic Databases tab.
Law Faculty – please join the Law Library next Thursday, January 21 from 12pm-1pm in the Faculty Conference Room for LUNCH as we welcome you all back for a wonderful spring 2016 semester!!
In addition, mark your calendars for the rest of the Law Library’s spring 2016 Faculty Research Series focusing on Blackboard training.
Are you planning to use Blackboard this fall? If so, you should ask yourself the following questions:
1. Did I request my live Blackboard course shell for fall 2016? If not, please go here for more information and to request your live shell.
*note if you did not request your live Blackboard shell and you see the course listed under your Blackboard courses, it is likely a development shell. You still need to request a the live shell to populate with your enrolled student
2. Do I want my students to see my Blackboard course immediately? If yes, please follow these instructions in your live Blackboard course to make your course available immediately:
1. From the Control Panel, click on Customization
2. Click on Properties
3. Set Availability to YES & Select Dates for Course Duration
4. Click Submit
*note the default for course availability is the first day of classes.
3. Have I been working in a development shell, and do I need to copy content from my development shell to my live shell? Or do I want to copy course content from a previous Blackboard live shell? If yes, please click here and follow the instructions.
For additional help, view TTU’s Blackboard instructor support page.
The Federal Law Librarians Special Interest Section of the Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, D.C., Inc., a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries, recently made available its webpage, “Quick Links and Sources to U.S. Court Opinions”. This site provides links to major sources for U.S. Court opinions including sites for recent years, sites for recent and historical years, and subscription sites. It also presents direct links to court opinion sites of U.S. courts of appeals and specific U.S. courts such as the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, Federal Claims, International Trade, Tax Court, and Veterans Claims.
Here is a tip to help you view Texas Tech University Law Library electronic resources during the server migration.
If you are trying to connect with one of the databases and it acts like it isn’t working (see example below):
REMOVE the EZProxy prefix from the URL and it should work just fine.
You should be sent directly to the resource.
If you still have problems viewing Law Library electronic resources after trying this tip, then contact your personal librarian or contact the Reference staff at: 806-742-7155.