Case Briefing/Legal Research using Google Scholar and Diigo

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gtang_hls13
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Case Briefing/Legal Research using Google Scholar and Diigo

Postby gtang_hls13 » Sun Nov 21, 2010 6:42 pm

I just thought I'd share this awesome time-saver with everyone.

Tools needed: (They're all FREE!)
Google Scholar
Diigo + Chrome Extension (Firefox and Internet Explorer toolbars also available)

Ready, set, 7 quick steps to case briefing for the 21st century!

Step 1:
Go to Google Scholar and type in the citation for your favorite case :lol:

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Step 2:
Click the Diigo button in Chrome (The Diigo toolbar is always active if you have installed it in Firefox or IE)

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Step 3:
Select the parts you want and click 'Highlight'

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Step 4:
Repeat for the minimum you'll need for a summary of the case

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Step 5:
Open up your highlights in Diigo

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Step 6:
Click 'Share' and select 'Generate Report'

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Step 7:
Make whatever edits you want, click 'Print', profit

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Thanks for reading! I hope some of you will find this useful.

TheCommish
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Re: Case Briefing/Legal Research using Google Scholar and Diigo

Postby TheCommish » Wed Jan 26, 2011 9:45 pm

you're a monkey genius

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holdencaulfield
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Re: Case Briefing/Legal Research using Google Scholar and Diigo

Postby holdencaulfield » Wed Jan 26, 2011 9:48 pm

Holy crap. This is cool.

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gtang_hls13
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Re: Case Briefing/Legal Research using Google Scholar and Diigo

Postby gtang_hls13 » Wed Jan 26, 2011 9:56 pm

heh yay thanks for bringing this back from the dead!




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