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

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My latest list of must-read blog postings by and for info pros, comes to you by way of a special Ide(a)s of March dispatch!  Et tu, librarians?  You can catch my latest, while watching your backs, 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

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 firm gig.  Yes, there are some really big challenges ahead.  But they are opportunity-laden.  The highest hurdle is simply seeing the possibilities.  
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Your business may not need a library, but it needs a librarian! For everything from risk management to productivity enhancement, librarians pay for themselves, and then some. Worried about putting a librarian on staff?  How about a virtual librarian, at your service? It’s flexible, affordable, and pays for itself in many different ways.
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