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Tips Tuesday

Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice.

Technology

Use Speak Selection to Have Your iPad or iPhone Speak to You
Dan Pinnington

Sometimes you just want to sit back and listen. It is very easy to have your iPad or iPhone read text to you (iOS 5 and iOS6). Go to Settings > General > Accessibility and turn “Speak Selection” to on. After doing this, simply…

Research

Remember Open Data
Shaunna Mireau

Today’s Tip is really about finding new sources of information as they appear. The announcement yesterday in Alberta about theAlberta Open Data Portal is a good reminder that information may…

Practice

eCourts: Prepare for Change
Garry Wise

Today’s practice tip is get ready for change, because sometime soon, eCourts may be arriving in Canada. It may seem like equal parts pipe dream and unscheduled inevitability, but in the context of of an acknowledged access to justice crisis in Canada, the call for technological modernization of our nation`s courts seems to be approaching critical mass…

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