Category Archives: Technically Speaking

Information and tips from our Instructional Technology and Computing Services staff.

Our Law Library App: ALEX

ALEX @ UGA Law is the official app of the Alexander Campbell King Law Library. On top of having a very clever and apropos (IMHO) acronym, ALEX gives you lots of useful features, including the library’s hours of operation, access to … Continue reading

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Learn the Magic of PDFs with Legal Tech Instruction

Do you even wonder if there’s some “crystal ball” out there that will magically show you how to use technology in an easy and practical way? Georgia Law students, faculty and staff are in luck! This afternoon the law library continues … Continue reading

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Legal Tech Sessions Continue with Word

In case you missed our previous blog posts about the Legal Tech sessions the library is offering this semester, you are not too late! The series offers six opportunities in total and continues this month on February 10th, this time with … Continue reading

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Tracking Your State Legislature via OpenStates.org

      The legislature’s in session! Want to find your legislators, see how they’re voting, browse bills or track committee activity and events? Try Open States, a legislative resource created and maintained by the nonpartisan, nonprofit, Sunlight Foundation. Find … Continue reading

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Lawyers Love PDFs (and You Should Too)

PDF is the standard format for filing and exchanging documents in many professions, but the legal setting makes the PDF especially appealing. Not only is the format virtually accessible across all devices making them nearly universally compatible, but the format … Continue reading

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10 Tech Mistakes that Lawyers Make

Great article from the tech firm, Clio, covering the ten most common tech mistakes lawyers are making. Good advice, generally. Does your firm or department have a BYOD policy? Do you? How often do you back up your data? Is … Continue reading

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Practice Readiness with Legal Tech Instruction

Last semester, IT Librarian Jason Tubinis and Web Coordinator Rachel Evans introduced students to the Legal Technology Audit (LTA). The LTA is essentially a series of mock assignments developed by Casey Flaherty, corporate counsel at Kia Motors America, Inc. Flaherty used the audit … Continue reading

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