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for the CBA Research Lawyers South section, November 18, 2009

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  • 1. Social media tools (blogs, wikis and Twitter) as an aid to gathering research resources Shaunna Mireau Field LLP November 18, 2009
  • 2. Research Process
    • Web is just one more place to look
      • Is it a text
      • Is it a journal
      • Is it the CED
    • Anton pillar example
    • Great for the how
    • Sometimes great for the what
  • 3. One more place – text?
    • When is a web page like a text
      • Table of contents
      • Footnotes
      • Index
      • Substantive material
      • Expert author
      • Long
  • 4. Legal Texts online – for free
  • 5. Legal Texts online – for free
  • 6. Wikipedia
  • 7. One more place – journal?
    • When is a web page like a journal
      • Articles
      • Cites to other sources
      • Legal case report
      • Commentary
  • 8. theCourt.ca
  • 9. Slaw.ca
  • 10. LLRX
  • 11. JDSupra
  • 12. SSRN
  • 13. Canadian Law Blogs list
  • 14. Canadian Law Blogs
  • 15. One more place – CED?
    • When is a web page like an encyclopedia
      • Black letter law statements supported by citations in footnotes
  • 16. Twitter
  • 17. Anton Pillar
    • Google vs a text as a starting point?
  • 18. Great for the LATEST how
    • Social media offers the latest word about innovations
      • Google Scholar for legal research
      • Within 4 hours of seeing this there was a substantive, what that means to canadian lawyers post at http://www.slaw.ca/2009/11/17/google-embarks-on-legal-publishing/
  • 19. Great for the what
    • What is an anton pillar order?
      • Not just web
      • Blogs
      • Scholar
  • 20. Customize your world
  • 21.