Category Archives: Tech Tips for Students

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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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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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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