Law librarians are operating on a legal information value chain. Research lawyers are further up that chain, not because they are better, but because they can move the lawyer closer to the end result. While the type of law library and the law librarian may be limiting factors, there may be opportunities for law libraries to move themselves up that value chain.
How do you train lawyers to prepare for the future of law practice? It’s not enough to provide training opportunities, because I think we’re missing the critical element of understanding what those future-ready skills are.
Freegal is a free-to-use service licensed through public libraries for music streaming and 5 tracks-a-week downloading. It unveiled a new look on its web site and a revised app, both of which are huge improvements. Not perfect, but public library patrons will find it much easier than before.
March 23d was a bonanza for my personal music listening. Both Courtney Marie Andrews and Lissie Maurus released their latest albums. Then one of the kids told me about Brandi Carlile and her 2012 album, Bear Creek. While I always listen to a variety of things, these three artists have been front and center the …
People who have been through law school know how to think like lawyers. I was thinking about advice I’d give to lawyers who are speaking at #legaltech events, and decided that lawyers need to prepare like lawyers, and that readily available generic advice may not be that helpful.