Author: Mari Cheney
Assistant Director, Research and Instruction, at Boley Law Library, Lewis and Clark Law School, in Portland, Oregon.

How to Redact a PDF

You’ve seen the headlines and articles about Paul Manafort’s lawyers not properly redacting a court filing; how do you make sure this doesn’t happen to you? First, use Adobe Acrobat Pro. While there are a few other redaction tools out there, Acrobat Pro is

Annual Meeting Grants

AALL CS-SIS Grant for Students and Newer Librarians: The purpose of the AALL CS-SIS Grant for Students and Newer Librarians is to provide financial assistance for newer librarians or students in library/information school or law school to attend the AALL

Call for Nominations: Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award

This is a call from the CS-SIS Grants and Awards Committee to submit your nominations for the Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award by March 15, 2019. The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors a CS-SIS member who has

UC Berkeley Law Migrates to TIND ILS

Editor’s note: After reading the press release announcing UC Berkeley Law’s selection of a brand new ILS, we reached out to the folks at UC Berkeley Law to tell us more about how this transition happened and how the new

Top Tech for Holiday Gift Giving

Do you have a tech lover in your life? Not sure what to add to your own wishlist this holiday season? Here’s a link roundup of gift guides for tech lovers. From The Digital Edge (a Legal Talk Network podcast):

Top 30 Browser Extensions

I am an unapologetic browser extension enthusiast, especially when it comes to finding articles behind paywalls and saving money (okay, so those go hand in hand). Below you’ll find a list of our favorite browser extensions that save time, money,

The Problem with Print Publication Dates

Here’s a reference question I thought I’d easily be able to answer: What’s the publication date of the latest McKinney’s statutory compilation in print, or the equivalent published by Lexis? I need it for Bluebook citation. We no longer carry

Where the Dead Information Goes

Guest post by David Whelan; originally published on David’s own blog.  When you weed – deselect – from a collection, you are focused on a particular audience. No-one can keep everything. I was looking for an album to stream over

Blocked on Twitter…By the President

The Washington Post reported on June 13 that author Stephen King had been blocked on Twitter by @realdonaldtrump, the Twitter account Donald Trump uses regularly instead of the official @POTUS account. Is this a violation of the First Amendment? A

What to Watch for at the CALI Conference & the AALL Annual Meeting

One of the privileges of being a CS-SIS member is learning from and networking with our colleagues at conferences. Below are just some of the programs CS-SIS members are presenting at the CALI Conference and the AALL Annual Meeting. Don’t

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