The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) has collaborated to create a white paper on the set of skills needed for today’s librarian and information services professionals. Whether it is Knowledge Management, working with Practice Groups, Competitive Intelligence, Electronic Books, or the evolving trends

In response to Greg’s post, A Chicken…, I thought I would expand on what caused me to goad him into thinking more creatively about the library and its structure. The other day I was reading an article about defining value in law firm billing, which referenced several disruptive entrants to the legal market. I

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It is so easy to get yourself into a rut. We find comfort in establishing a routine, and then, after a while, we forget to ask ourselves if the routine is still effective. Those email alerts, those saved search results, news feeds, email lists, internal reports, company monitors, and many other

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[Ed. Note: I’ve asked my old friend, Colleen Cable, to write from time to time from a law library consultant’s point of view. Colleen and I were county law librarians in Oklahoma more than a decade ago, and we’ve both gone on since then to take on different evolving roles

I ran across a fun blog run by a Brooklyn, New York public librarian called Screwy Decimal, where Rita Meade has a number of tongue-in-cheek posts about her life in the library and her constant struggle to fight Mayor Bloomberg’s efforts to cut public library funding. It’s a fun, award winning, blog with a