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Looking for a last-minute holiday gift to give your tech-loving friend or family member? From high-tech to low-tech and even tech-adjacent, you’ve come to the right place! From cheapest to most expensive, here are our suggestions: Legacybox, prices vary Create …

The Best Tech to Give This Holiday Season Read More »

This Cool Tools story begins with a British American entrepreneur named Joshua Browder who grew up in London.  He started driving at the age of 18 and incurred numerous parking tickets.   This got him thinking about the ticket structure in …

Cool Tools 2019 Spotlight: DoNotPay Read More »

Looking for a book to read over the winter holidays? Look no further! Thanks to your fellow CS-SIS and AALL members, here’s a list of the 20 best fiction and non-fiction books they’ve read this year. Wherever possible, I’ve included …

The Best Book(s) We Read in 2019 Read More »

At the Boley Law Library at Lewis & Clark Law School, we frequently use book cover art for our blog posts and social media outreach. Whether it’s our monthly new books blog post, a post highlighting study aids, or featured …

Book Covers for Your Blog Posts & Social Media Read More »

The Computing-Services Special Interest Section is made up of awesome law librarians doing interesting things.   The CS-SIS Member Spotlight is designed to shine light on our membership so that we can learn more about each other and stay connected. CS-SIS …

CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Darla Jackson Read More »

A few weeks back our law library decided to use a cookie cake tabling event to raise awareness for Open Access (OA) Week and distribute info about OA publishing and our university’s grant opportunity for creating OA educational materials. What …

The Flavor of Open Access Over Rice: Tech Transforms & Transmutes Ed Read More »

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The landscape in the Trello looked great, but where on Earth was it?  This video shows how I used Google Image Search to find out.  I also talk about Google Image Search tools, finding free images in Unsplash, searching for …

Look at that! Finding images on the web that you can actually use Read More »

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Joe Lawson, a member of CS-SIS, is the Deputy Director of the Harris County Law Library in Houston,Texas. For some time the Harris County Law Library has been offering recorded CLE programs and handouts via links to YouTube on its …

CS-SIS Member Joe Lawson and the Harris County Law Library Offer Free On-Demand Legal Tech Resources Read More »

If you’re a Gmail user, whether it’s at work or home, consider creating Templates to save time on commonly sent emails. Rather than saving those frequently sent emails in a draft folder, then copying and pasting the text from the …

Save Time with Gmail Templates Read More »

This post compares the functionality of Lexis’s Courtlink with that of Dockets on Bloomberg Law. When I was asked to write about this topic, it happened that I had just been asked to look for a brief related to a …

How Does LexisNexis’s Courtlink Compare to Bloomberg Law’s Dockets? Read More »