Author Archives: Debbie Ginsberg

About Debbie Ginsberg

Debbie was the Educational Technology Librarian at the Chicago-Kent College of Law until she left for a new job in 2021

ABA TECHSHOW 2019 – February 28-March 2

Are you looking for a quick way to get up to speed on the latest legal technology?  ABA hosts an annual Techshow in Chicago that provides one of the best opportunities for students to engage with emerging legal technologies hands on.  The … 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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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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