Research Add-ons Chart for Lawyers Using IE, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari

This page was inspired by a recent conference presentation I saw that focused, like much of this blog, on extensions and tweaks for Mozilla’s Firefox or Google’s Chrome Web browsers.  The legal profession is predominantly using the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser, however, probably at even greater levels than the general population.  It is sometimes hard …

Mobile Lawyers Accessmylibrary for Free Business Research

Libraries appear to be fighting (losing) battles over funding, prestige, perceptions of usefulness around the globe.  One of the things that many North American public library systems and consortia have been doing is licensing electronic databases for your use.  They skew heavily towards primary and secondary school users and that type of research.  But there …

Regional Differences Between Free Legal Sites

The 3 global legal publishers (Reed Elsevier LexisNexis, Thomson Reuters Westlaw, Wolters Kluwer) often have regional sites that provide legal information.  It is surprising, though, the differences in quality of content, layout, and information available.  I recently happened upon Findlaw Australia, a Thomson Reuter’s property.  You can find information about lawyers there, as well as …