New Online Archive of Policy Research Launched

Policy Archive, the first free comprehensive online archive of public policy research was launched recently by the non-profit Center for Governmental Studies in partnership with the Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) University Library and support from major U.S. charitable foundations. At its launch the archive contains 12,000 policy documents from over 220 think tanks and other research organizations with the plan to increase to 20,000 by the end of 2008. Access at Policy Archive

UNdata – a data access system to UN databases

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has launched a new internet-based data service for the global user community. It brings UN statistical databases within easy reach of users through a single entry point ( from which users can now search and download a variety of statistical resources of the UN System. Access at UNdata

Proposals Outlined in ABA Special Committee Reports on Accreditation Standards Could Lead to Significant Reforms in Legal Education

The ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has released two special committee reports that could be influential in reforming legal education in the US, namely, Interim Report of the Outcome Measures Committee and Report of the Special Committee on Security of Position, and one report, Preliminary Report of the Special Committee on Transparency. Read more at ABA Reports