Author Archives: Debbie Ginsberg

About Debbie Ginsberg

Debbie is the Educational Technology Librarian at the Chicago-Kent College of Law.

Improving your Internet Connection at Home

When I wasn’t working at home, my internet connection was just fine in my house.  However, with two kids and me all competing for bandwidth, we realized we needed a faster connection.   We went from 200 MBPS (megabytes per second) … Continue reading

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Welcome 1Ls & Transfers: New Library Resources

Welcome to Chicago-Kent!  Below you will find the information you need to access library materials including Westlaw, Lexis, West Academic Study Aids (WASA), Procertas, and CALI. Please set up your accounts now and let us know if you experience any problems.  

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Congrats to our Procertas Winners and Keep on Learning Legal Tech!

Congratulations to our Procertas Word Brief Raffle winners: Ricardo Santiago Juan Elizabeth Camilo Destiny Collins Mariana Purpura Emily Dybas Elizabeth Cannon  Samantha McHugh If you didn’t get a chance to try out Procertas yet, you can still work on learning … Continue reading

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Update! Extended access for graduates for Bloomberg and Lexis

Good news!  Graduates can access Lexis until 2/28/2021 and Bloomberg until 6/1/2021.  We hope this helps!

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2020 Summer and Post-Grad Access to Westlaw, Lexis & Bloomberg

Can you access your Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg accounts over the summer?  What about after graduation? The answer to both is yes, but with some restrictions for Westlaw and for graduates.  See below for more information.

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ABA TECHSHOW 2020 – February 26-29

How many events can claim to take place on Feb. 29?  Techshow 2020 can! Are you looking for a quick way to get up to speed on the latest legal technology?  ABA hosts an annual Techshow in Chicago.  This conference provides one … Continue reading

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A Library Raffle for CK Students Using Procertas – Win SB Gift Cards!

What is Procertas? In practice, lawyers need to use Word skills to create professional briefs. We teach these skills in class, but by using the Procertas Word Brief Module, you can practice and learn additional skills at your own pace.   … Continue reading

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Introducing Procertas: Learn Word, Excel & More

This year, the Law Library is pleased to offer a new tool, Procertas, to help you learn law office technologies such as Word, Excel, and PDF that are important tech skills to become an efficient lawyer.  Continue reading

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2019 Summer and Post-Grad Access to Westlaw, Lexis & Bloomberg

Can you access your Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg accounts over the summer?  What about after graduation? The answer to both is yes, but with some restrictions for Westlaw and for graduates. Continue reading

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Redactions: Wins vs. Fails

Are you smarter than Paul Manafort’s lawyers?  You may remember earlier this year in the Manafort case attorneys put black boxes on sensitive information.  They thought they had added redactions. It turned out that anyone could copy and paste that information.   Take … Continue reading

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