(b) The Intra-net

Intranet

The Intra-net comprises 'all the systems and information that can be found electronically within your organization's internal computer systems'.174 Intranets let all users in a firm, building, or other network, share materials loaded onto the network's computers.175 See whether your Intranet contains answers to your legal questions in checklists, memoranda, and advocacy pieces that have answered similar questions before.

brainstorm BRAINSTORM

Brainstorm the sources on your firm's Intra-net, such as …

  • checklists
  • clients' cases
  • in-house library indexes
  • internal memos
  • previous letters of advice
  • prior legal opinions
  • standard contracts
  • templates

Table 48: Brainstorm your 'Intra-net'

 

174 Dennis Gaulin, 8 As of Information (www.freepint.com/issues/230103.htm#feature) (accessed 2 June 2007).

175 Terry Hutchinson, Researching and Writing in Law (2002) 70; Terry Hutchinson, Researching and Writing in Law (2nd ed, 2006) 72.

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