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Zimmerman's Research Guide



The Lexis CYBERLAW library includes computer-related cases, statutes, regulations, legislation and a half dozen "cyberlaw" publications (ex. Computer Lawyer).

Articles: You can search for computer-related articles using CoRR, which searches a substantial collection of computer-related articles.

Company Information: CorpTech posts information on computer companies and other high-tech manufacturers. UpsideToday offers a deep, searchable database of articles on computer companies and their executives. For more on company research, see "Company Information."

Dictionaries: One good option is the Microsoft Computer Dictionary.

News: C/net Online posts free computer technology news. Wired has RSS feeds for both. Links to more computer news sites are posted in Yahoo! News and Media.

The Lexis CMPCOM library has searchable databases of articles from computer & communications-related newspapers and trade journals, as well as industry reports. Searchable archives of computer news articles and trade journals are also available from Westlaw (PCNEWS and TECNEWS) and ProQuest Dialog (Gale Group Computer Database, UMB Computer Full Text).

Product Reviews: See "Product Reviews and Related Information."

Reference Materials: To decipher computer-related abbreviations try BABEL: A Glossary of Computer Oriented Abbreviations and Acronyms. For definitions, try the Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures.

Search and Seizure: The Department of Justice manual on Searching and Seizing Computers and Obtaining Electronic Evidence in Criminal Investigations is posted at www.justice.gov/criminal/cybercrime/docs/ssmanual2009.pdf.

Shareware: Large shareware libraries are available at www.cnet.com, www.zdnet.com and www.tucows.com.

See Also
Company Information
Product Reviews and Related Information

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