Monday, October 27, 2008

"Communications Regulation" Now Available Online

For decades, Pike & Fischer Communications Regulation (previously known as Pike & Fischer Radio Regulation) has assisted legal researchers with its compilation and analysis of Federal Communications Commission rules, agency and court decisions, and related statutes and regulations. Previously available at Duke in loose-leaf binder format, the Library has recently transitioned to the electronic version (access with NetID and password at The older print editions of the loose-leaf will be preserved in the library's collection, but are no longer being updated with new pages.

The electronic version of Communications Regulation offers:
  • Current FCC rules, updated daily
  • Cases from the FCC and selected communications cases from other courts (including a growing PDF archive of the FCC Record)
  • Relevant statutes and regulations, including an archive of proposed FCC rules and requests for comment back to 1964
  • Pike & Fischer news and analysis articles
  • FCC Phone Directory search
Connect to the electronic version of Pike & Fischer Communications Regulation through the online catalog record or the database link: