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Devotees of the fast, affordable, and efficient service of Documents Delivered were surprised today by a jarring message on the platform’s front page.  It appears that the company has shuttered its business without warning.  Customers are now greeted by the news that company has not only closed up shop, but also disposed of all confidential information.  All that remains is an e-mail address for anyone having accounting or billing concerns. What gives?  And what has…
Here we are on May 31 and I just realized that I was derelict in sharing with you all my list of “must read” articles for the month. As they say, it is better to be late than never. Luckily, the day is not quite done where I am sitting, so I will chalk this one up to making it in just under the wire.  Here’s hoping some of these resonate with you.…
I recently had the pleasure of presenting a webinar on maintaining a work-life balance. Having worked for some very large law firms and corporations in a managerial capacity, I know all too well the struggle of having a life while also holding down a job about which you are passionate. If there is one thing I know from experience, it is that opportunities for continued learning are critical to that balance. Part of creating a…
April is here and I’m showering you with another colorful mix of research and information topics: Teaching legal research Information vendors—new services, new relationship issues Showing ROI of KM systems and initiatives Pushing research and reference comfort zones New opportunity for legal bloggers Gmail updates to look forward to Enjoy and feel free to share the list here!…
Welcome to 2018! If you are like me, you are eager to see what opportunities this new year has to offer. In keeping with my passion for news, I am once again going to be curating lists of stories designed to prepare us all for what may lie ahead. The first series of “must-reads” is already available.  Give it a look and let’s tackle 2018 together!
As we end the year, legal and tech blogs alike are buzzing with talk of innovation, disruption, and change. Over the last 11 months, we have seen a great deal of evolution in our industry. From the tools we use to the way we approach our jobs, the focus has undoubtedly been on greater efficiency for us and even greater value-for-money to our clients. The hot news cycle currently is looking both backward at 2017…
LexisNexis has acquired Ravel Law and I’ve been seeing it discussed from every angle in both the general business press as well as my favorite sources for library and legal news. Ravel Law’s data algorithms, predictive analytics and data visualization for case law supported by Lexis’ financial resources and market clout could make for a powerful combination.…
I was recently honored to have been featured in the newsletter of the Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL).  I have been thinking quite a bit lately about the overall future of our profession and the fear that seems to have gripped many within it.  Times are changing, no doubt.  But be that as it may, I am as optimistic about law librarianship today as I was on the day I landed my first…