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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

An Easy Way to Access Multiple Printer Format Settings
Dan Pinnington

If you routinely print two or more kinds of documents, each requiring its own printer settings, you’ve probably found it frustrating to have to re-enter or change printer properties every time you change documents.
There is actually a very simple trick to avoid having to do this. . . .

Research

Look to Experts for Case Comments
Shaunna . . . [more]

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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

How You Can Improve Your Mobile “Touch” Keyboard Typing Skills
Dan Pinnington

I am a Blackberry person, and I’m holding out (with great patriotic hope) for a new BB10 Blackberry with a real keyboard (apparently there is a model with a real . . .

Research

New Government Publications Resource
Shaunna Mireau

A press release received in my email inbox inspired today’s tip. Because I subscribe to an email . . . [more]

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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

Lawyers Should (Almost) Never Use BCC
Dan Pinnington

Email is a primary means of communication for most lawyers. It is a fantastic tool. You can easily and almost instantly communicate across the globe with your client and other people involved in a legal matter. You can send different types of attachments. And if you have a smartphone, you can send and reply to emails from just about anywhere on . . . [more]

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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

[There was no technology tip last week.]
Dan Pinnington

Research

Use Storify to Save and Send
Shaunna Mireau

One of the things that we are careful to do in the Field Law Libraries is to make sure that the output of research is the way that it is needed. There is no sense in providing a printed copy of something if the requester wants to send a tweet about . . . [more]

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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

One New Year’s Resolution You Must Follow-Through On: I Will Make a Backup of My Data
Dan Pinnington

No doubt you have all made – or at least thought about making – a few New Year’s resolutions. Hopefully one of them is to make a backup of your data. You do have a backup – don’t you??? . . .

Research

Find Your Groups
Shaunna Mireau

I confess to . . . [more]

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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

Tips for Using Flight Searches and Hotel Reviews on TripAdvisor and Kayak
Dan Pinnington

I travel a lot. When I‘m on a tight schedule and need to know all my options, getting all available flights by time and cost across multiple airlines in one place is invaluable. For business and personal travel, Kayak and TripAdvisor are two of my favourite travel resources for doing multiple-airline flight searches. You pick . . . [more]

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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

How to Untag Yourself on Facebook (And Why You Might Want To)
Dan Pinnington

Have you ever been tagged in a picture or post on Facebook? If you have a Facebook account, the answer to this question is likely yes. And don’t feel comforted if you aren’t on Facebook: Anyone can be tagged in a photo, even someone who doesn’t have a Facebook account.

Given the nature of Facebook, . . . [more]

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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.

Research

Legal Infographics
Shaunna Mireau

A note about an infographic was delivered to me by email yesterday by Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation website www.fightspam.gc.ca. The infographic touted in the email was titled “Worried it’s Spam? 5 Things to Look for”. Sharing the infographic was encouraged in the email. Sharing is what infographics are all about. . . .

Practice
What Are Firms Actually Using?
David Bilinsky & Laura Calloway

There are . . . [more]

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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
Tagging People Who Do Not Use Facebook in Photos Posted on Facebook
Dan Pinnington

You can actually tag anyone in a photo, even if they don’t have a Facebook account. If you type in the name of someone who is not one of your Facebook friends when tagging a photo, you have the option of listing their email address. . . .

Research
Start at the Beginning
Shaunna Mireau . . . [more]

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