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.


Get the Music You Want for Every Mood or Occasion From Songza
Dan Pinnington

There are loads of music streaming sites on the web. One of the best is It suggests different playlists for the mood you are in and it has playlists for every conceivable music type. There is a Music Concierge that will give you options like Brand New Music, Working to a Beat, Working (no lyrics), Boosting your Energy . . .


Make Connections
Shaunna Mireau

I had the pleasure of attending the American Association of Law Libraries conference this week. Despite having 20 years invested in my profession, I was a first time attendee. One of my key take aways from attending this conference is that I should have done it sooner. Meeting colleagues from AALL has given me new connections to reach out to in the USA, validated that issues facing the legal industry and law libraries are universal . . .


Creating the Team: A Leadership Moment
David Bilinsky & Garry Wise

Do law firms need leadership and teams? The author would state that at no other time in the past has the legal profession needed leadership as they need it at the present. The legal profession is facing unprecedented pressures from all corners. In the author’s view, if we fail to respond to these pressures in a timely and appropriate manner, then the failure is due to the lack of leadership within the profession. We need to learn how to build teams in law firms. . . .

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