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This blog covers topics related to finding legal information on the Internet, especially North American, and the technology lawyers use to find and organize information.

Recent Posts

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  • Dueling Authenticators

    Reading Time: 6 minutes Multi-factor authentication is now a permanent part of life. Unfortunately, it is implemented in so many different—and not always secure—ways that it can require a lot of tools to manage. I had done pretty well until recently by relying on Duo’s products. They have a really n … Read more »

  • From Each, to Each

    Reading Time: 6 minutes I was hired during the COVID-19 lockdown. My interviews were entirely virtual, which was great because I was living in a different country from the law library. There was an exacting testing regimen to cross the border. Virtual suited me fine. The one thing that I missed was … Read more »

  • Flair for an Intermediate Analytics Page

    Reading Time: 5 minutes How do you measure website interactions when you don’t control the website? I had this challenge recently. It’s a pretty easy technical challenge but I wanted to add a bit of flare. It was an opportunity to either learn a new product, like Canva, or see what I could do with a … Read more »

  • Friction Through Fear

    Reading Time: 5 minutes One of the struggles public law libraries have is that they were conceived at a time when there was a tight connection between the bench and the bar. Law library governance is often replete with judges and lawyers even though many U.S. law libraries primarily serve people wit … Read more »

  • On Foot, By Choice

    Reading Time: 5 minutes Our law library had an open house recently and some of the governing board were there. They reminded me of the first time I met them in person. One recounted that they had driven me home that evening—I had arrived by bus—and I realized that it was essentially the last time I’ … Read more »