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Duces Techum: StayFocusd

Duces Techum is a Blawg feature that provides tips for using mobile apps, tablets, smartphones, e-readers and other tech products to meet your legal research and productivity needs.

Today's Tip - Limit online distractions with StayFocusd


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Posted by Timothy J. Gallina (Tim) on Fri. September 12, 2014 10:52 AM
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Duces Techum: Read Later Apps

Duces Techum is a Blawg feature that provides tips for using mobile apps, tablets, smartphones, e-readers and other tech products to meet your legal research and productivity needs.

Today's Tip - Save now, read later with Pocket and Readability


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Posted by Timothy J. Gallina (Tim) on Fri. September 5, 2014 9:07 AM
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What Happened to the Information Removed From PACER?

An earlier blog post alerted you to the news that selected docket information for several federal courts has been removed from PACER due to a stated incompatability issue with the newest version of Electronic Filing System software. To follow up that change, we have been looking into way users can access the information that was previously available on PACER.


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Posted by Leslie A. Street on Thu. September 4, 2014 3:02 PM
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HeinOnline’s Fastcase Cases Can Now Be Saved to MyHein

HeinOnline users can now save Fastcase cases and search queries within HeinOnline to their MyHein accounts for later access. Saved cases and search queries can be grouped by tags, annotated with notes, and emailed to others. Saved search queries are automatically repeated after every monthly content release, and an email alert is sent out containing any new results that fit the search query. This feature can be used to keep up with new cases related to a particular topic.


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Posted by Jonathan V. Rountree on Thu. September 4, 2014 12:54 PM
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Changes to Online Access to Federal Court Records

Last week PACER (the federal judiciary’s “Public Access to Court Electronic Records” system) made some big news by announcing that it was disabling online access to selected court records for several Circuit Courts of Appeal (and one bankruptcy court). The full announcement is available through the PACER website.


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Posted by David R. Hansen (Dave) on Wed. September 3, 2014 10:42 AM
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PLI Discover Plus

For years the Practising Law Institute (PLI) has been a favorite source of educational materials for lawyers, because it focuses on real-life issues that attorneys face in their practices. Now the Law Library has acquired a subscription to PLI Discover Plus, a database offering the last ten years of PLI materials.


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Posted by Jim Sherwood on Thu. August 28, 2014 8:04 AM
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