Vable

Since 2004, we’ve helped organizations around the world accomplish more with the information they consume and produce, all via the most innovative, powerful current awareness automation platform you will find.

Vable began when our founder, Matthew Dickinson, developed a newsletter solution for law firms. What started as a way to improve the exchange of legal information quickly grew into a sophisticated platform for managing every aspect of current awareness.

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Grey literature is hard to categorise, occasionally elusive, and users value it more than we can imagine. So when CILIP announced a webinar presented by The King’s Fund, I jumped at the chance to learn the latest in grey literature management. Although TKF works with health information, the topic of grey literature is relevant to everyone in information management; legal, financial, education, science, etc – and suppliers of current awareness platforms. …
Here we are at the start of summer and it seems like a long time since any of us stepped foot in a physical law library space. But even prior to this global pandemic, times were changing. The law firm library was moving away from hard copy, and becoming more reliant on a variety of technology solutions. As the latest BIALL COVID-19 Industry Survey 2020 confirmed; …
I recently attended an online panel discussion hosted by City Legal Information Professionals (CLIG). The broad theme was how library services were handling the challenges posed by COVID-19. Although the agenda was wide ranging, the issue that got me thinking was training and on-boarding. I’ve written about training and trainee lawyer inductions previously, but coronavirus means we need a new approach. Where are we now, and what can we do?…
We are all under pressure at work and so it is to be expected that we occasionally face frustrations. As key service providers, information professionals often find themselves managing difficult situations – it’s an important aspect part of our library management training. For a workplace to be productive, communications need to be as open and positive as possible. So here are eight quick tips to remind us that we are all in this together.…
A recent article said libraries are proving that they’re more important than ever so in honour of the US National Libraries Week, I’ve created a list of varied digitised collections in the UK – from manuscripts, business history and health, to music, travel and languages. Despite COVID-19, these and many other libraries remain open for business online. They are providing the virtual services and digital content their communities need. …