Thursday, July 02, 2015

Did Benjamin Franklin Really Say That?

As Independence Day approaches, we can reliably expect to see quotations throughout the various media from that most quotable of the Founders, Benjamin Franklin. But did Benjamin Franklin really say that?

Click here to find out.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

New York Freedom Trail

Fourth of July weekend is almost here.  Many of us will be heading into Manhattan, Brooklyn, or elsewhere in New York City to take advantage of the fun and festivities. While you're taking a much needed break from work or bar exam outlines, don't miss the Revolutionary War history right on your path to that museum, restaurant, or family gathering.  New York Freedom Trail is a quick virtual tour of 19 New York City Revolutionary War sites, with photos, a simple map, and public transit directions for each one. There's enough information to make each site interesting while keeping to the essentials.  So before you head out, be sure to take a look at New York Freedom Trail online, or take along the Kindle version available from

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Monday, June 29, 2015

10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyers

This is another apps list from Law Technology Today, 10 Mobile Apps to Simplify Life for Lawyers.  Some apps are strictly for lawyers - Fastcase - while others are general - Workshare - but meet a lawyer's need.

So review the apps and use the ones that suit your needs.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat

Sunday, June 28, 2015

General Legal Research Apps

Law Technology Today recently published a list of general legal research apps.  The apps are organized by category which include court rules, case law, legal dictionaries, state statutes and more.  There is coverage of free and fee based apps.  Click here for the entire list of apps.

Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat