Social Distraction

Web search is a cornerstone of online legal research.   Google, Yahoo!, and Bing remain starting points for lawyers and others to perform research outside of the fee-based providers.  Both Google and Bing have put additional social elements into their search engine results pages (SERP).  These are intended to both float up results that are …

An Order of Google, with Information on the Side

Google has delivered two new sidebar research tools in the past month.  The first, the Research sidebar, appeared in Google Docs and copies the Microsoft Office research sidebar.  Neither one is especially powerful unless the research resources you are looking for are embedded.  Fortunately, you can find the Google Web search and Microsoft Bing search …