Cool Tool Spotlight #9: Gail Mathapo on Zotero

This week’s featured tool will be the last video from AALL 2017. The tool is Zotero, a free online citation tracker. Gail Mathapo, Reference Librarian and Professor of Legal Research at the University of Florida Levin College of Law – Lawton Chiles Legal Information Center, demonstrated this at the 2017 AALL Annual Meeting Cool Tools […]


Original URL: http://cssis.classcaster.net/2018/01/22/cool-tool-spotlight-9-gail-mathapo-on-zotero/

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Cool Tool Spotlight #8: Tawnya Plumb on Omeka.net

This week’s featured tool is Omeka.net, a web publishing platform for sharing digital collections and creating media-rich online exhibits. Tawnya Plumb, Head of Electronic and Digital Services at the University of Wyoming College of Law Library, demonstrated this at the 2017 AALL Annual Meeting Cool Tools Café. There’s a (seemingly unlimited) free trial, or there […]


Original URL: http://cssis.classcaster.net/2018/01/15/cool-tool-spotlight-8-tawnya-plumb-on-omeka-net/

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Cool Tool Spotlight #7: Debbie Ginsberg on Grammarly, Word Rake, Perfect It

This week’s featured tool is actually a combo of Grammarly, WordRake, & Perfect It, three writing tools designed for lawyers to check for common style and consistency errors. Debbie Ginsberg, Educational Technology Librarian at the Chicago-Kent College of Law Library, demonstrated this at the 2017 AALL Annual Meeting Cool Tools Café. It’s never too late […]


Original URL: http://cssis.classcaster.net/2018/01/08/cool-tool-spotlight-6-debbie-ginsberg-on-grammarly-word-rake-perfect-it/

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Cool Tool Spotlight #4: AJ Blechner on Poll Everywhere

This week’s featured tool is Poll Everywhere, a web-based audience response system that gives presenters immediate feedback with live, interactive audience participation. AJ Blechner, Research Librarian and Librarian Instruction Coordinator at the Harvard Law Library, demonstrated this at the 2017 AALL Annual Meeting Cool Tools Café. Go ahead. Use it to poll everyone in your next […]


Original URL: http://cssis.classcaster.net/2017/12/11/cool-tool-spotlight-4-aj-blechner-on-poll-everywhere/

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We Want You… !

In May of this year, AALL President Ron Wheeler charged a special committee to review and update two documents, the Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers and the Procurement Toolkit and Code of Best Practices for Licensing Electronic Resources. Both documents have been around for at least 15 years, and they were last revised […]


Original URL: http://cssis.classcaster.net/2017/10/27/we-want-you/

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Waking up….

The blog has been a bit quiet lately, but we planning new things here soon.  Look for posts about CS, AALL, CALI, tech tips and more.  Want to contribute?  Contact Debbie Ginsberg and we’ll get you on our schedule.


Original URL: http://cssis.classcaster.net/2017/05/12/waking-up/

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CS-SIS Grant Winner Lacy Rakestraw on the 2016 AALL Exhibit Hall

Lacy Rakestraw, Director of the St. Louis County Law Library, received a grant from CS-SIS that enabled her to attend this year’s AALL Annual Meeting and Conference. Here’s what she had to say about it: No trip to an AALL Annual Conference would be complete without a visit to the exhibit hall, and at the […]


Original URL: http://cssis.classcaster.net/2016/07/26/cs-sis-grant-winner-lacy-rakestraw-on-the-2016-aall-exhibit-hall/

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