Guest post by Rebecca Fordon, Reference Librarian & Adjunct Professor, at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Contact Rebecca at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter @thefordon.
My first-year legal research and writing students are currently working on their first memo assignment, and I wanted to find them a great, simple resource on Styles for Microsoft Word. As a practitioner, Styles were one of my biggest time-savers when preparing/formatting a brief or memo, and I regretted that I discovered them only after several years of practice. As with many things, I turned to Twitter, and asked for recommendations for short videos demonstrating the use of Styles. Here are the suggestions I received (thanks to Ayo Shittu, Jennifer Romig, and Ivy B. Grey):
HotShot Legal – Applying Styles (1:54) and Modifying Styles (0:35). These short videos show how to apply and modify Styles with clear instructions, using a transactional document as an example. Part