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The future of textbooks is videos, summaries and handy guides

I recently read about free textbooks online at www.open.bccampuus.ca. As an author of a law textbook I got a bit worried. But here is my thinking about the future of my genre (non-fiction, informational and textbooks). You can find almost any information online now. Even more information will be available in the future. The “best” information …

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Yippee my book is out in 6th Edition: Legal Problem Solving

I am so proud to tell you that my book that I first wrote about 18 years ago is now out in its 6th edition! Legal Problem Solving: Reasoning, Research and Writing (Lexis/Nexis, 2013), is hot off the press. It is a textbook for a first year law course called “Legal Research and Writing.” I understand that …

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New Handy Guide for Canadian Legal Research

Every lawyer needs this booklet: The Ultimate Guide to Canadian Legal Research published by Lexis/Nexis (September 2013). It is written by Maureen Fitzgerald and Susan Barker and is a complete checklist of all the steps you must take to conduct any legal research. I am not just saying this because I wrote it. The best part: I think it is free …

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