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Public Records Shortcuts

In “Public Records Shortcuts,” the title of Jesse Bowman’s Finding Illinois Law column in the September issue of the Illinois Bar Journal, Bowman, associate law librarian for technology initiatives and instruction at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Pritzker Legal Research Center, summarizes two free internet tools that can be used to search more than 70,000 public databases on the internet. Bowman compares these two services (Search Systems and BRB Publications), demonstrates how they work, and lists their pros and cons. Similar, more powerful search tools are available for a price, Bowman notes. But why not take these free services for a test run and see what they can do?

Read more in the September issue of the Illinois Bar Journal.

Posted on September 28, 2020 by Rhys Saunders
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