Author Archives: Debbie Ginsberg

About Debbie Ginsberg

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

Take back your time with iOS settings

iPhone users: have you taken advantage of all the time-saving features built into your phone’s settings? If you’re a long-time user, you may have missed a few of these newer options that came with more recent updates. Do Not Disturb … Continue reading

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News you can use – The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education is one of the best sources for the latest higher education news and information, as well as academic career information. We offer online access to past and current issues, through the IIT main campus library. … Continue reading

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2018 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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Help with Formatting Your Appellate Brief

Need some help formatting your appellate brief?  Debbie Ginsberg is around during the day all this week – stop by or make an appointment for any questions you have. Below, you’ll find information about your template, our online guide, and help with Tables … Continue reading

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Secure Your Logins: Password Managers and Two-Factor Authentication

Can you completely protect yourself from being hacked? I’m afraid not, but developing a couple of basic security habits around your passwords and logins can add a powerful layer of protection. 

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Chicago Legal Tech Innovator Showcase

In 2017, Chicago-Kent and the Chicago Bar Association highlighted the top 10 best local legal tech innovators and hosted a panel to discuss today’s market. Continue reading

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Free Money? A comprehensive list of student legal writing competitions

With prizes as high as $25,000, there is good money in student legal writing competitions (not to mention great experience).  Suffolk has compiled a list of current competitions by topic and due date. Are you interested in writing about tax law?  … Continue reading

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Happening Now: Banned Books Week

Every year at the end of September, the American Library Association hosts Banned Books Week.  This week celebrates fights to preserve books which have been censored or removed from libraries – books like Fun Home or The Kite Runner.  Check … Continue reading

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Phones for the Fall – the new smartphones for 2017

Once a staple of early summer, new smartphone releases are now an annual fall tradition. This fall has already seen two major phone announcements with one more scheduled for early October. iOS- iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X … Continue reading

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End of Summer Reading – Bryan Stevenson, Just Mercy

The summer’s almost over – time to read one last book on the beach. If you’re looking for inspirational reading about the great power of the legal system, check out Bryan Stevenson’s memoir, Just Mercy. Stevenson is a death-row attorney whose stories about working with inmates are fascinating and inspiring. Continue reading

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