Category Archives: Tech Tips for Students

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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1Ls: Appellate Brief Help for Word’s Table of Authorities

This week and next, our two tech librarians Emily Barney and Debbie Ginsberg are visiting our legal writing classes to offer hands-on workshops to help 1Ls with formatting their appellate brief assignments. In this post I’ll share two tools and … Continue reading

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Creating Flashcards with Quizlet

Want to make sure you retain what you learn? One of the most effective strategies is to create your own study materials. This is true when studying for exams and as you go through your readings for class.  While outlines … Continue reading

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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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Student Organization Services

Did you know the library offers services for our student organizations that range from event photography to hosting the law review and other journals? With new leadership coming on board at the end of the semester, here are a few of the … Continue reading

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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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Online Word Guide for Formatting Appellate Briefs

Need some help formatting your appellate brief?  Emily Barney and Debbie Ginsberg are around during the day on Thursday and Friday. If you need help in the evenings or weekends, we’ve collected online materials – guides, videos, sample documents, and handouts – to … Continue reading

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Crunch time-management for exams

Exams are right around the corner. Sometimes, you’re on top of everything. Sometimes, there’s just not enough time in the day. Here are some common time-management techniques and ideas that might help make this exam period a little less stressful. Continue reading

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Getting the Upper Hand: Microsoft Word

You’re working on an assignment that’s due very soon (maybe tomorrow?), and Word is driving you up a wall. Don’t worry – we have an online guide that can help. Here are some hints to help you get the upper hand. Continue reading

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