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.  Assuming that most lawyers are saving text, links, images, and PDFs, Evernote and OneNote both …

Inky E-mail is an Attractive New E-mail Client

Microsoft Outlook’s e-mail is the behemoth in the legal world.  Lawyers who don’t use it are likely using one of Microsoft’s free products (Outlook Express, Windows Live Mail) or going directly to their Web e-mail.  Inky is a new e-mail application that installs on Windows and Mac and provides an attractive alternative for those not …

Quickly Build Research Folders with LiveBinder

Research notebooks are a great way to keep your research organized.  If you use resources like Microsoft’s OneNote, the universal Evernote, or GrowlyBird’s Growly for Mac, then your research routine involves grabbing information and placing it into a notebook as you find it.  An interesting alternative to these products is LiveBinders, a Web-based product that …