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Friday, July 20, 2007

Poll

Who is your least favorite character on the Lexis homepage?  Here's my entry:

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Posted by Ethan Leib on July 20, 2007 at 04:53 PM in Life of Law Schools | Permalink

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Speaking of that, Dan, I recently saw a video about "Global Dimming." In it, one of the scientists came across a revelation about the phenomenon that he was witnessing because he went to the library to look for something in an old issue of Nature and in flipping through the pages, spotted an article on point. This same kind of thing happened to me once when I was looking through a print copy of the FSU College of Law Law Review in an effort to figure out how to format something for the writing competition (since West and Lexis always mess up formatting). I wonder if by exclusively using online search tools, we miss out on these Eureka moments.

Posted by: Bart Motes | Jul 27, 2007 5:37:59 PM

Here's my contribution: for some reason, I have been under the illusion that most legal academics do all their research or most academics do their online research off westlaw. So, to borrow from the inimitable Kristin Hickman, Wow!

Posted by: Dan Markel | Jul 27, 2007 12:37:46 PM

I'll have to go with this one, off the Academic home page, because I have never, ever, ever, ever seen anyone make this kind of face while doing legal research:

http://www.lexisnexis.com/academic/images/nav1/acamicro.jpg

Posted by: Bev | Jul 27, 2007 1:02:55 AM

I never see the homepage, because I have the research page bookmarked and automatic login checked: https://www.lexis.com/research

Posted by: Bruce Boyden | Jul 20, 2007 10:53:22 PM

What is it, the rims?

Posted by: Jim Green | Jul 20, 2007 5:12:32 PM

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