The Sourcebook to Public Record Information

Author: Peter Julius Weber
Publisher: Business Resources Bureau
ISBN: 187979277X
Release Date: 2004-10-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Stop Searching . . . Start Finding! Professionals frustrated with searching for public records can now get accurate and current information on how to obtain records directly from the government. The revised and updated 5th edition of The Sourcebook to Public Record Information profiles-in-detail over 20,000 government agencies that house public records. More than a directory, the agency profiles found in The Sourcebook include access procedures, access restrictions, fees, online capabilities, turnaround times, along with addresses, phone/fax numbers, and additional information.Comprehensive Coverage! The Sourcebook contains an informative ?Public Record Primer? and the industry?s most comprehensive and current and profiles of County Courts, County Recording Offices, State Agencies, Federal Courts, plus, a place name/ZIP Code/county cross index to locate the correct county location. Also includes state/county maps.This extensive guide of over 1,840 pages is a superb time saving and cost cutting resource for background investigations, libraries, legal research, people/asset location and background screening.

The Sourcebook to Public Record Information

Author: Peter J. Weber
Publisher: BRB Publications
ISBN: 1879792923
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Political Science

A comprehensive guide to county, state and federal public record information helps readers locate data, including inside phone numbers, fees, and information on access restrictions and methodology.

Interviewing and Investigating

Author: Stephen P. Parsons
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454873464
Release Date: 2016-09-16
Genre: Law

Interviewing and Investigating: Essential Skills for the Legal Professional, 6E reflects a thorough and practical approach, for a strong foundation in interviewing and investigating, as well as in the civil, criminal, and non-litigation contexts in which they are used. This comprehensive text uses realistic case scenarios, practical exercises, illustrations, and examples to teach the essential skills of interviewing and investigating, helping students to master rather than memorize the skills. Led by an experienced practitioner and author, readers will make connections between law and fact, engage in critical analysis, and develop specific communication skills that are indispensable in practice. Key Features: Summaries of newly decided cases involving attorney-client privilege and the use of social media to communicate. References to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in Chapters 3 and 4 revised to reflect December 2015 amendments, including: FRCP 26(c)(1)(B): cost shifting in connection with a motion for protective order during discovery FRCP 37(e): national standard for imposition of sanctions for spoliation of ESI FRCP 16(b)(3):judicial input on certain e-discovery issues at the outset of a case. References to Federal Rules of Evidence 801(d)(1)(B) and 803(6)(7)(8) updated and new examples added. New section on the confrontation clause. All websites updated and new sites added. Discussions of e-discovery updated to reflect the latest developments in online social networking and technology. In updated case studies, social media plays a significant role in the characters’ lives—sometimes to their detriment. Expansion of the treatment of public records and the explanation of what state public records acts cover and how to access them. Refreshed instructor’s manual providing a sample syllabus, suggested approaches to using the various pedagogical features in the text, instructions and evaluation form for persons roleplaying as witnesses, and a complete test bank with answers.

Guide to Reference in Genealogy and Biography

Author: Mary K. Mannix
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838912942
Release Date: 2014-12
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

An excellent starting point for both reference librarians and for library users seeking information about family history and the lives of others, this resource is drawn from the authoritative database of Guide to Reference, voted Best Professional Resource Database by Library Journal readers in 2012. Biographical resources have long been of interest to researchers and general readers, and this title directs readers to the best biographical sources for all regions of the world. For interest in the lives of those not found in biographical resources, this title also serves as a guide to the most useful genealogical resources. Profiling more than 1400 print and electronic sources, this book helps connect librarians and researchers to the most relevant sources of information in genealogy and biography.

Background Screening and Investigations

Author: W. Barry Nixon
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080569178
Release Date: 2011-08-30
Genre: Business & Economics

Hiring highly qualified people is crucial to every company, and Background Screening and Investigations is an essential guide to succeeding in a turbulent business environment. A crucial part of any hiring process should be employment background screening, pre- and post-hire, which gives hiring personnel a glimpse into a person's past behavior patterns, propensities, and likely future behavior. Background Screening and Investigations describes all aspects of the employment background screening processes - its history and evolution, the imperative for implementing a screening process, and the creation of a comprehensive policy. Nixon and Kerr show how security and human resources professionals can work together to negotiate legal hurdles and make their background screening process successful. * Where do HR and security perspectives differ on hot topics like hiring convicted felons, data protection, and sexual predators? * What does state law allow when screening job candidates? * How should companies deal with emerging issues like international background investigations and continuous (Infinity) screening of current employees?

Unpuzzling Your Past

Author: Emily Croom
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 1558705562
Release Date: 2001-07-10
Genre: Reference

Describes methods for conducting genealogical research and explains how to trace the history of a family through the use of living sources and public records.

The Opposition Research Handbook

Author: Larry Zilliox
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
ISBN: 0788103245
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Criminal investigation

Designed for the membership of issue oriented grassroots organizations, lobbyists, prosecutors, journalists, etc. Guides the reader through the process of compiling information on political candidates. Includes: tracing donations, conducting library research, profiling a candidate, using election records, investigating campaign spending, uncovering hidden agendas, exposing conflicts of interest, & much more. Contains checklists, sample letters, & forms. Bibliography.

Violence Assessment and Intervention

Author: James S. Cawood, CPP
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420071130
Release Date: 2008-12-22
Genre: Law

Behavioral science has revealed a wealth of information concerning violence assessment in a wide variety of situations, but the challenge confronted by those dealing with potentially hostile populations is the effective application of this knowledge. Now in its second edition, Violence Assessment and Intervention: The Practitioner’s Handbook, Second Edition supplies concrete, practical approaches to applying behavioral science to threats of violence in communities, businesses, and schools, and describes how to effectively intervene to preserve the safety of victims. Grounded in the authors’ experience in successfully assessing and managing thousands of cases in a variety of contexts and environments, this practical handbook provides a precise methodology for analyzing potential threat situations and taking action before tragedy occurs. The book begins by demonstrating the violence risk assessment process from the point of the initial call and proceeds through the steps that quantify the situation and determine the appropriate response. The next section covers information gathering, victimology, and formulas and tools for risk assessment. Finally, the book explores organizational influences, ethics, security and consultation issues, and laws related to violence assessment. New to the Second Edition: Previous chapters updated New case histories Advice on how to obtain additional behavioral information in victim and witness interviews An examination of ethical problems caused by unqualified assessors A chapter on post-secondary education which addresses the problem of school shootings An in-depth look at which assessment tools work and which are ineffective The continued occurrence of terrorist attacks and mass murders in workplaces and schools makes the revision for this book a timely one. The authors’ presentation of practical, effective methods of violence risk assessment and intervention takes a step forward in protecting people at risk from these catastrophic and concerted acts of violence.

What Style Is It

Author: John C. Poppeliers
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471250368
Release Date: 2003-10-06
Genre: Architecture

Architectural style is defined as a definite type of architecture, distinguished by special characteristics of structure and ornament. This revised edition of What Style Is It? includes new sections on Neoclassical, Romanesque and Rustic Styles. It also provides more examples of how pure styles vary by geographic region across the US. * Includes sections on 25 of the most significant architectural styles including Early Colonial, Federal and Second Empire * More than 200 photos and line drawings make this a visually rich resource. 30% of photos and drawings are new to this edition * A glossary offers quick access to architectural terms * Includes an added guide to using the Historical American Buildings Society online catalogue of more than 30,000 historic structures, giving access to more than 51,000 measured drawings, 156,000 photographs and more than 30,000 original historical reports

Your Guide to Cemetery Research

Author: Sharon Debartolo Carmack
Publisher: Betterway Books
ISBN: WISC:89077895910
Release Date: 2002-04-22
Genre: Reference

Provides information on cemetery research covering such topics as locating graves and cemeteries, accessing death records, searching a cemetery, and American burial customs.

Media Studies

Author: Paul Long
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317860785
Release Date: 2014-07-10
Genre: Social Science

Media Studies: Texts, Production, Context, 2nd Edition is a comprehensive introduction to the various approaches in the field. From outlining what media studies is to encouraging active engagement in research and analysis, this book advocates media study as a participatory process and provides a framework and set of skills to help you develop critical thinking. Updated to reflect the changing media environment, Media Studies retains the highly praised approach and style of the first edition. Key Features: Five sections - media texts and meanings; producing media; media audiences; media and social contexts; histography - examine approaches to the field including new and web media, traditional print and broadcast media, popular music, computer games, photography, and film. An international perspective allows you to view media in a global context. Examines media audiences as consumers, listeners, readerships and members of communities. Guidance on analytical tools - language, a range of theories and analytical techniques - to give you the confidence to navigate, research and make sense of the field. New for the second edition: New case studies including Google, My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, the life of a freelance journalist, phone hacking at News International, and collaborative journalism. 'New Media, New Media Studies' is an additional feature, which brings into focus ways of thinking about new media forms. Media Studies: Texts, Production, Context, 2nd Edition will be essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of media studies, cultural studies, communication studies, film studies, the sociology of the media, popular culture and other related subjects.

Media and Participation

Author: Nico Carpentier
Publisher: Intellect Books
ISBN: 9781841504070
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Social Science

Discusses participatory processes within the media. By looking at a diversity of media (television, radio, print, web, photography, but also museums), this book focuses on the process of participation itself, and shows how complex and difficult it is for media organisations to uphold their democratic-communicative role.

The Guide to Online Due Diligence Investigations

Author: Cynthia Hetherington
ISBN: 1889150614
Release Date: 2015-01-07
Genre: Business & Economics

Just when you thought there was nothing new to learn, the author has created the most concise investigative guide to business intelligence and the social media. This powerful resource contains useful insights and proven successful techniques the reader can apply immediately. Step-by-step examples coupled with proven strategies and a detailed practical approach all lead to achieving better results. Hetherington's methods appeal to and educate readers at all levels of expertise.