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Tip of the Week (Episode 201236): Viewing Folder Contents in Google Drive

09/4
2012

Jenkins Tip of the Week (Episode 201236): If you want to open a document in one of your Google Drive subfolders but can't remember which file you want, right-click on the subfolder (or click on the down arrow) and select "Open". Each of the folder's files will display in preview mode.

Tip of the Week (Episode 201235): Revisiting LegalAdvice.com

08/28
2012

Jenkins Tip of the Week (Episode 201235): Back in episode 201213 we investigated the provenance of some of the attorney pictures on LegalAdvice.com using Google's "Search by Image" feature. Five months later we're revisiting the site to see if our original verdict still holds true.

Tip of the Week (Episode 201234): Searching for Cases Citing Law Review Articles in Fastcase

08/21
2012

Jenkins Tip of the Week (Episode 201234): It's easy in Fastcase to retrieve cases that cite a case you're interested in. Simply perform a citation search for the desired case -- the citing cases will appear on the far right of the results page. If you want to find cases that cite a particular law review article, however, you'll have to use proximity searching, understand when to omit punctuation and single letters, and apply the wildcard when appropriate.

Tip of the Week (Episode 201233): Introducing Forms, Coursebooks and More from ALI CLE

08/14
2012

Jenkins Tip of the Week (Episode 201233): We've just launched a new Jenkins member-only database -- Forms, Coursebooks and More from ALI CLE -- which features full text book chapters, periodical articles, and forms from the American Law Institute. This video gives you an overview of how to effectively search and download content from this valuable resource.

Tip of the Week (Episode 201232): Wolfram|Alpha Blog

08/7
2012

Jenkins Tip of the Week (Episode 201232): Wolfram|Alpha, the computational knowledge engine that computes your answer rather than simply giving you 10 blue links, has an excellent blog. Follow them with your RSS reader or via Twitter to see new types of answers that you can generate with Wolfran|Alpha.

Tip of the Week (Episode 201231): Google Voice Search

07/31
2012

Jenkins Tip of the Week (Episode 201231): If you search Google using the Google Chrome browser you can speak your queries by clicking on the microphone icon in the search box. (Obviously your PC will need either an internal or external microphone for this to work.)

Tip of the Week (Episode 201230): Legislative History for the Philadelphia Code

07/24
2012

Jenkins Tip of the Week (Episode 201230): The video explores the steps you need to take to review the comments, discussion and legislative processes behind amendments to the Philadelphia Code and Charter.

Tip of the Week (Episode 201229): Searching PA Legal Forms By Title and Category

07/17
2012

Jenkins Tip of the Week (Episode 201229): Generally you should search the PA Legal Forms database by Title. However, sometimes you'll retrieve a forms package, which contains the list of relevant forms plus instructions, but not the actual forms themselves. (The database publisher has made the editorial decision to extract the forms from the package.) In that case you'll need to review the list of forms, then go back and search by Category to retrieve the ones you want.

Tip of the Week (Episode 201228): Simplifying Firefox Downloads

07/10
2012

Jenkins Tip of the Week (Episode 201228): To avoid the "Save As" menu when downloading a document from the Web, paste the URL directly into the Downloads window in Firefox.

Tip of the Week (Episode 201227): Google Chrome Application Shortcuts

07/3
2012

Jenkins Tip of the Week (Episode 201227): Google Chrome lets you create application shortcuts so that, for example, your Web-based email can look and function like a desktop application.