Personal Digital Assistant


  • Any small hand held wireless device that provides computing and data storage abilities. Examples of PDAs include the Palm Pilot and the BlackBerry.  1
  • A hand-held microcomputer that functions like an electronic rolodex and often connects to a larger computer for sharing or transferring information.  2
  • A small, usually hand-held, computer which “assists” business tasks.  3


  1. Vinson & Elkins LLP Practice Support, EDD Glossary.
  2. Legal Electronic Document Institute, Basic Principles of Automated Litigation Support (2005).
  3. Formerly American Document Management, Glossary of Terms, now 5i Solutions Glossary.