ACEDS Open Resources
The ACEDS Open Resource Center is a new page dedicated to training materials, online resources, and information intended to educate the entire legal community during this disruptive time. In addition to ACEDS resources, we will feature content and resources from our affiliate and affinity partners, links to relevant and timely articles and blog posts, and on-demand webinars and other content not previously available to the general public. For any questions, or if you would like to share content on this page, please contact ACEDS Customer Service at We hope you find this page useful.

Last Updated: July 30th, 2020

Recommended Articles

Below is a short list of interesting articles to fortify your eDiscovery knowledge and current events. For more articles, take a look at the ACEDS Blog.


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Atlas Shrugged
Ayn Rand

Back to Human: How Great Leaders Create Connection in the Age of Isolation
Dan Schawbel

Beneath a Scarlet Sky
Mark T. Sullivan

Gore Vidal

Doing Justice
Preet Bharara

Into the Storm: A Study in Command
Tom Clancy and Gen. Fred Franks

Invisible Man
Ralph Ellison

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action
Simon Sinek

The 48 Laws of Power
Robert Greene

The Cabin at the End of the World
Paul G. Tremblay

The Checklist Manifesto
Atul Gawande

The Information
James Gleick

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
Edward R. Tufte

Thinking Fast and Slow
Daniel Kahneman

To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee

Younger Next Year
Chris Crowley & Henry S. Lodge, M.D.



complimentary national Webinars

The Evolving Court Requirements for E-Discovery Defensibility in Today’s Big Data Age
7/29/2020: 1-2pm ET

    With an updated set of FRCP e-discovery rules, an emergence of new data sources to worry about and an urgency from the court to focus on cooperation in e-discovery activities between opposing sides, the meaning of e-discovery defensibility has dramatically shifted in the past 5 years.

    In the second webcast in Exterro’s E-Discovery Masters Series, a panel of experts from DLA Piper, Dentons and Exterro will outline defensible e-discovery practices and discuss how to comply.

E-Discovery Projects Thrive in the New Project for Web
7/30/2020: 1-2pm ET

    Environmental and health challenges are just some of the factors that demand an immediate and unplanned change in the way employees work. As the world is changing everyone is looking for more efficient and more effective ways to manage projects, helping project team members to stay connected, engaged, and current with their workplace responsibilities while working remote presents additional challenges. In this webinar, attendees will learn about the features and capabilities of Project for the Web and how they can use new this tool for their e-discovery project needs. Register today!

The Expanding Scope of the E-Discovery Professional
8/4/2020: 2-3pm BST (9-10am ET)

    The role of the e-discovery professional will continue to evolve and change, due to the evolution in data protection and privacy regulations and because the work undertaken is very much tied to the collection, review and access to personal information.

    We’re seeing a big shift and a big focus on information governance in a new way. E-discovery professionals who may have been solely focused on e-discovery are likely seeing the scope of their duties expand into other areas including, data privacy and information governance.

    It’s critical, now more than ever, that e-discovery professionals understand and are part of the information governance and data privacy workflows and are really an extension of the case teams who are handling these issues.

The Key to a GSD In-House Team: Powerfully Simple Technology
8/5/2020: 1-2pm ET

    Faced with the risk, cost, and uncertainty of traditional eDiscovery, and under the gun to reduce spend now more than ever, how are in-house legal teams reacting? By bringing more of their process in-house and under their control. The key to their success: powerfully simple technology that cuts out the complexity, reduces cost and risk, and empowers teams to GSD.

    Join us for this upcoming webinar as we look at how in-house legal teams are using Logikcull to reduce outside counsel spend, do more with less, protect their most sensitive data, and improve overall outcomes.

Checklist for Choosing an eDiscovery Solution
8/13/2020: 1-2pm ET

    Join Ipro and ACEDS for this co-sponsored webinar featuring Maura Grossman, eDiscovery Lawyer and Director of Women in Computer Science at University of Waterloo, and Carolyn Anger, eDiscovery Strategist and Legal Technologist at Anger and Associates, as they discuss what questions to ask before, during, and after selecting eDiscovery technology for your organization.

Effectively Conduct Corporate Investigations With eDiscovery
8/18/2020: 1-2pm ET

    As eDiscovery professionals, we all understand the use of digital technology, from laptops to smartphones to apps. As the use of all manner of devices continues to increase exponentially, their important role in litigation cannot be overlooked and it is critical to include computer, mobile device and cloud data as part of your investigation. In this webinar hosted by ACEDS Affiliate Partner Cellebrite, Derrick Donnelly from BlackBag and Shahaf Rozanski from Cellebrite, will explore the importance of including mobile devices in internal investigations.

eDiscovery In The Age of Cloud Applications: How To Collect From Slack
8/20/2020: 1-2pm ET

    With workplaces becoming digitalized with an increase in remote work, organizations are relying more heavily than ever before on cloud tools like Slack to get work done efficiently. As a result, legal teams want to know how to proactively prepare for eDiscovery.

    Onna helps organizations collect, process, and store their Slack data for eDiscovery, compliance, and information governance. Curious to find out how? Register for our upcoming webinar today. Bring your questions - we’ll be hosting a live Q&A session.

5 E-Discovery Technology Trends to Watch and When to Buy
9/11/2020: 1-2pm ET

    Using e-discovery technology is no longer a nice to have, it’s a must have for legal professionals no matter what your title is. With a growing amount of data to review and a variety of new locations where responsive data may be found, legal professionals must be aware of e-discovery technology that can help them execute legal activities more efficiently.

    In the fourth and final webcast in Exterro’s E-Discovery Masters Series, a panel of experts from Thrivent, Becton Dickinson and Exterro will discuss what e-discovery technologies legal professionals must be aware of and when it’s time to buy.

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