A New LibGuide: How to Use InfoLocate

InfoLocate is the search and discovery tool for the print and electronic holdings of the Great Library and Ontario County and District Law Association Libraries. This year, we launched a new version of InfoLocate (also accessible by searching under “Everything” on the Great Library’s home page). To help users navigate this tool, we have created a LibGuide that provides guidance and tips on InfoLocate’s uses and functions.

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Revisions and Consolidations: There’s a Difference?

In our last post we explained how to manually craft point-in-time consolidations and highlighted one of the main tools we use: Revised Statutes.

Consolidated legislation can be crafted by the consolidator using the ‘cut and paste’ method  and it is also what you see on government web sites such as e-Laws and Justice Laws. A consolidation of a statute refers to the updating of a statute to discern what that statute or provision looked like at a point-in-time.

Now, what’s the difference between a consolidation and a revision? In this blog post we will highlight what statute revisions are by answering the questions below. But first!  A little history.

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