UPGRADES TOOLS FOR USERS
EISIL has introduced some new features. Take a look at these and other improvements.
The EISIL Extra box on the home page alerts you to recent items of interest.
The More Information feature now links you to other categories in EISIL that relate to your topic.
There's a Recent Additions button on the toolbar that allows you to survey new content quickly and easily.
"New in EISIL" flags now appear next to the latest database records.
There are enhanced tools for personalized Saved Lists, including:
You can instantly save all results of your searches, or entire EISIL subcategories, without having to mark each record individually.
You now have a choice of brief or full-record formats when you download, print or email resource lists.
AS A TEACHING TOOL
A ready-made PowerPoint presentation on how to use EISIL for international legal research is now available for general use. It contains slides and a full script for presenters. An introduction to Using EISIL to Find and Understand International Law on the Web is also available. Please feel free to download these materials for classes, brown bag lunches, CLE sessions or personal use.
EISIL is a unique knowledge network for international law on the web. After several years in development by the American Society of International Law, EISIL's coverage of the full spectrum of international law has been completed for its full launch in September 2004. EISIL has already received the prestigious "Best Website of 2004" award from the International Association of Law Libraries.
The EISIL database is a collaborative project. The ASIL is grateful for the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the skill and patience of the database designers, Northern Lights Internet Solutions, and the expertise and labor of the content authors in the creation of EISIL. The current contributors are:
Barbara Bean - Michigan State University
Laura Cadra - Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Donald Ford - University of Iowa Law Library
Terri O'Rourke - Harvard Law School Library
Trinie Parker - University of Washington School of Law
Dean Rowan - University of California at Berkeley School of Law
Sergio Stone - University of Denver College of Law
Louise Tsang - White & Case
Kelly Vinopal - American Society of International Law
Jean Wenger - Cook County Law Library
A one-page printable hand-out on using EISIL is available in PDF format for use in classroom and for other purposes.