Research Notebooks

There are some fundamentals about online research notebooks.  First, Evernote and Microsoft’s OneNote seem to have sucked a lot of the oxygen out of the room.  Second, people who clip and save information are putting it into online “cloud-based” notebooks.  …

Google Search Interface Updated, Less Scrolling

This is one of those minor tweaks that removes something that’s been stuck in my craw for awhile.  Google’s reworked its search engine’s results page so that the left hand navigation menu is now above the results.  This means that, …

Finding Files Faster in Windows

Desktop search remains an underutilized and underappreciated productivity tool for lawyers.  Windows 7 has finally delivered a powerful search feature that will uncover content quickly.  In what seems typical, the default settings are not the most powerful.  Check out these

Cue (f/k/a Greplin) Updates, Adds Web Search Back

Greplin changed its name to Cue and temporarily disabled its Web search, preferring instead to focus on its iPhone app.  It has now resuscitated its Web search as promised.  If you had a Greplin account before, it’s still there as …

Deeper History for Frequent Firefox Finders

CTRL-F is one of the most useful keyboard shortcuts when trying to find information in a document.  It works in your word processor, spreadsheets, and on Web pages and PDFs.  If you use Mozilla’s Firefox Web browser, you can grab …

Look Up Information in Your Research Flow

I am always on the lookout for easy to use, right-click tools that can be added to a Web browser to speed up research.  A recent addition is Liquid Information, formerly known as Hyperwords, that brings together a bunch of …