Social media generates thought provoking conversations. A question from @lawcampus, twitter account of the academic community from LexisNexis UK piqued my interest. Working as they do with students, they raised the issue of whether legal information professionals should be involved in recruitment, especially of legal trainees. Here I meander through professional HR departments, the broader … Continue reading From legal research skills to legal talent recruitment…
Where is a particular law report found? Should I use a free database for amended legislation? Is there a precedent document? Where can I find a full version of an article? There is no secret to what legal information professionals do. We are happy to share our knowledge in what some might describe as 'excruciating … Continue reading 6 easy ways to become a better legal researcher
If legal services want to look at outsourcing business functions generally, there is information available. Payroll and financial services, documentation and archives, and IT departments can all be managed by external operations. But given your business relies on legal and business information, the knowledge hub also deserves your attention. It is an important and expensive … Continue reading Do you know the outsourcing score?
I blame Star Trek Voyager for this inevitable end of the year technology prediction piece. Part of the attraction of this particular series is spotting ‘futuristic’ technology which is already questionable. For instance, even my old Dell was slimmer than their laptops. Still, as we journey into the unknown, here are a few tech topics … Continue reading Legal information trends for 2018