HeinOnline iPad and iPhone App!

by Sarah Prosory 3. October 2011 13:55

Hein has just announced that they have developed an iPad/iPhone app!

WestlawNext Tip of the Week

by Sarah Prosory 7. July 2011 09:00

Want to gain a competitive edge with how to use WestlawNext efficiently?

Thomson Reuters is offering a service, WestlawNext Tip of the Week. Subcribe to get a weekly research tip. The description from Thomson Reuters (West):

"Subscribe today and begin each week with a quick, practical research tip on using the world’s most advanced legal research system. When you sign up, you’ll receive a weekly research tip that addresses a common question, shows you how to use a specific feature, or informs you about new content and enhancements. With each tip, you’ll get valuable knowledge that will help you maximize your efficiency and gain a competitive edge in delivering better answers, faster.

These complimentary tips are delivered directly to your email inbox.  Anyone is eligible to sign up – simply provide us with your name, email address and the name of your organization. It’s that easy!

Interested in seeing past tips?  Please check out the archive and browse prior tips by topic or date."

 

Hat-tip to the West Librarian Relations Update. Image belongs to Thomson Reuters.

Is the Machine Using Us or Are We Using It?

by Library 1. July 2011 07:46

Check out this Kansas State University Digital Ethnography YouTube video, The Machine is Us/ing Us. Professor Michael Wesch created this interesting video about Web 2.0.


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Technology

Easier Access to the Chronicle of Higher Education Online

by Sarah Prosory 30. June 2011 13:41

Hi all!

The Law Library is pleased to announce a new service for you as part of our subscription to The Chronicle of Higher Education online!

You can now go straight to the Chronicle's website when you're off campus and view premium content (with the gold key). All you have to do is create a free account with the Chronicle, using your @phoenixlaw.edu or @student.phoenixlaw.edu email address.

The Chronicle has really great articles all about higher education. My personal favorites have to do with technology in higher education. With the account you create, you can sign up for email newsletters (from their various blogs) to be delivered to your email inbox daily. I currently subscribe to the daily Wired Campus newsletter. I also enjoy reading the ProfHacker blog.

Alternatively, you can visit our databases page or our homepage database drop-down menu (below the catalog search box) to select the Chronicle of Higher Education. If you're off campus and go to the Chronicle's website through the law library's website, you'll be asked to enter your name and library barcode number, just like for our other databases.

We hope this new service is easier for you to access the Chronicle off campus! Feel free to email me with any questions you may have!

Enjoy your summer... Cool

iPad use from the Bench: A Judge's view

by Rob 14. June 2011 11:08

The use of mobile devices for legal research and law practice continues to grow. The perspective of one Judge shows how technology is changing the law inside chambers and from the bench. More at the iPhone JD blog.

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Courts | Technology

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