6 easy ways to become a better legal researcher

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

5 reasons why you should beg your information professional for training

It doesn't matter if you have an in-house or outsourced legal information team. They should be an integral part of your learning and development programme. They offer expertise, value for money, efficiency, and technological knowhow. Not only that but they enhance the reputation of your firm amongst its peers. Legal information professionals are experts Like … Continue reading 5 reasons why you should beg your information professional for training

Do you know the outsourcing score?

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?

Directing the flow

The flow of information is important to your business. For simplicity's sake, there are two types of information; internal and external. As an information professional I can filter the information coming from external sources. Then ensure that it reaches the correct departments. Knowledge teams co-ordinate and synthesise this valuable information, and bring systems together. Different yet similar Different … Continue reading Directing the flow