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Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 technology  research  practice

A Research Tip

  • Research & Writing

Today’s Tip: don’t forget to search images

I am sure that every lawyer reading Slaw Tips has had to build a personal injury quantum memorandum. Even if it was during articling, you will remember trying to identify a dollar figure to compensate for an injury using case law digests. For those of us who took the minimum science credits required, there is a great tool that was profiled recently by MIT’s Technology Review in an article titled .

Healthline’s Body Maps tool is a search engine to get visual clues for bits of anatomy. You can browse with a person shaped map. It has an extensive search engine with a lookup suggestion drop down so you don’t even have to spell properly. If you are researching injuries to the musculocutaneous nerve, it is a great idea to know that this is part of the arm.

What is your favourite source for searching pictures (anatomy related or otherwise)?

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