Author: Jessica Pasquale

Cool Tool Spotlight #9: Gail Mathapo on Zotero

This week’s featured tool will be the last video from AALL 2017. The tool is Zotero, a free online citation tracker. Gail Mathapo, Reference Librarian and Professor of Legal Research at the University of Florida Levin College of Law –

Cool Tool Spotlight #8: Tawnya Plumb on Omeka.net

This week’s featured tool is Omeka.net, a web publishing platform for sharing digital collections and creating media-rich online exhibits. Tawnya Plumb, Head of Electronic and Digital Services at the University of Wyoming College of Law Library, demonstrated this at the

Cool Tool Spotlight #7: Debbie Ginsberg on Grammarly, Word Rake, Perfect It

This week’s featured tool is actually a combo of Grammarly, WordRake, & Perfect It, three writing tools designed for lawyers to check for common style and consistency errors. Debbie Ginsberg, Educational Technology Librarian at the Chicago-Kent College of Law Library,

Cool Tool Spotlight #6: Rachel Purcell on Shorthand Social

(Apologies. This post was originally posted as #7 when it is, in fact, #6!) Welcome to 2018! This week’s featured tool is Shorthand Social, an easy to use “story builder” that integrates with social media. Rachel Purcell, Information Management Librarian

Cool Tool Spotlight #5: Patrick Parsons on Pixlr

Who doesn’t love alliteration? This week’s featured tool is Pixlr, a browser-based photo editor that can be used to create marketing or promotional material for free. Patrick Parsons, Research Instructional Services Librarian at the Georgia State University College of Law Library,

Cool Tool Spotlight #4: AJ Blechner on Poll Everywhere

This week’s featured tool is Poll Everywhere, a web-based audience response system that gives presenters immediate feedback with live, interactive audience participation. AJ Blechner, Research Librarian and Librarian Instruction Coordinator at the Harvard Law Library, demonstrated this at the 2017 AALL

Cool Tool Spotlight #3: Cas Laskowski on TOGGL

This week’s featured tool is TOGGL, a time management tool that can be used as a browser extension or on the desktop. Casandra (Cas) Laskowski, Reference Librarian at the Goodson Law Library of Duke University, demonstrated this at the 2017 AALL

Cool Tool Spotlight #2: Heather Simmons on PowerNotes

As a reminder, for the next several weeks a different tool presented at the 2017 AALL Annual Meeting Cool Tools Café will be featured with a link to a video demonstration by the presenter. This week’s featured tool is PowerNotes. Heather

Cool Tool Spotlight #1: Kris Turner on browser extensions for productivity

Starting today, and continuing over the next several weeks, a different tool presented at the 2017 AALL Annual Meeting Cool Tools Café will be featured with a link to a video demonstration by the presenter. This week’s featured tool is actually

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