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

Cool Tools 2019 Spotlight: Boomerang

In this post, Kristina Alayan talks about the features of the Cool Tool she demoed at the 2019 AALL Annual Meeting. Questions? Contact her at kristina.alayan@law.howard.edu.  Do you suffer from inbox (zero) envy?  Do you use your inbox as an (ineffective)

Save Time with Gmail Templates

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

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

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

Looking for Feedback on Your Annual Meeting Program Proposal? Read This!

Calling all CS-SIS members! Looking for feedback on your annual meeting program proposal? If so, please share it with Caroline Young at caroline.young.rutgers@gmail.com. It does not have to be fully fleshed out. Caroline will share it with the other members

Volunteers Needed – Cool Tools Cafe 2019

As the AALL Annual Meeting approaches, we are still looking for presenters for this year’s edition of Cool Tools Café!  Cool Tools will be at a new time this year: Sunday, July 14 at 4:00 PM! This year’s program will feature demos of

Cool Tools 2018 Spotlight: Monosnap

Were you unable to make it to the Cool Tools session at the 2018 AALL Annual Meeting in Baltimore? The CS-SIS blog is posting video recaps of last year’s sessions so that everyone can get caught up on these new

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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

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