b. DocuShare. DocuShare is a commercial (Xerox), web-based document management system
that allows easy storage, access and sharing of information in a secure and collaborative work
environment. DocuShare also allows any user on any system to post and retrieve information in
any format. Text, scanned images, video clips, Microsoft Office documents, sound files,
executables, web links, bulletin boards, calendars and more can be managed over the web,
without using complex software, browser plug-ins or client applications. DocuShare is the Coast
Guard legal program's primary legal document archiving, storage, and retrieval system and is a
key element in its Knowledge Management efforts. Within the legal assistance practice area,
DocuShare affords legal assistance offices and attorneys the capability to store and share
information across the entire range of legal assistance subject areas. It also can provide a secure
means to collaborate among legal assistance attorneys and even share materials with clients.
(1) Use. The DocuShare Legal Assistance Collection will be organized by legal assistance
subjects and shall be used to store materials and information that may be useful to others in
the program, be valuable for historical purposes, or otherwise is worthy of archiving. All
legal assistance attorneys shall become familiar with the use of DocuShare and its features.
Commandant (G-LPD) can provide training as required.
(2) Contributions. The success and utility of the DocuShare legal assistance knowledge base
relies on contributions by legal assistance attorneys. Command Directors of Legal
Assistance should ensure materials of value for reference, historical and collaborative
purposes are added to the DocuShare legal assistance collections.
c. FLITE. Access to the U.S. Air Force managed FLITE legal information database is available to
all Coast Guard legal assistance attorneys and support staff. FLITE may be accessed via the
Coast Guard DocuShare system.
d. JAGCNET. The U.S. Army JAGCNET legal information system represents a wealth of
information and material of value to legal assistance attorneys and provides the means to access
the entire Army legal assistance community. https://www.jagcnet.army.mil. A password is
required, which all Coast Guard attorneys may obtain from the Army via the JAGCNET website
e. The Joint Services Legal Assistance website. This site provides a means to deliver legal
assistance information directly to eligible beneficiaries and Command Directors of Legal
Assistance and legal assistance officers are encouraged to contribute timely, relevant materials of
interest to legal assistance clients.