Archive for October, 2010

Drake Law Library is Now Mobile

October 20, 2010

We are happy to announce the launch of the Drake Law Library mobile Web site at http://www.law.drake.edu/library/m/.

Users will be able to link to the hours, directions, library contact information (phone, email, text messaging), databases with mobile interfaces, and more.

Currently iPhones, Android, Palm, and some Blackberry phones are supported.

 

IA Judicial Branch Budget Report

October 20, 2010

The Legislative Services Agency just released the Issue Review “FY 2011 Judicial Branch Budget Impact”  

Report available at http://www.legis.state.ia.us/lsadocs/IssReview/2010/IRJDA005.PDF .

This report “analyzes recent activity related to the Judicial Branch budget. The Judicial Branch budget is 3.0% of the total State General Fund budget and consists of 95.0% personnel costs and 5.0% nonpersonnel costs. As of August 31, 2010, 29 Clerks of Court offices are operating on a part-time basis with reduced public hours. The remaining 70 offices are closed for two hours a day, two days a week. From February 2009 through June 2010, there were 15 court closure days.”