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New on LLRX – You Say Aggregate, I Say Curate…

Via – You Say Aggregate, I Say Curate…– Zena Applebaum, a law firm competitive intelligence director, defines an important development in the way that critical business information is shared within laws firms and similar organizations. Applebaum defines and aligns the role of “content curation,” a practice and skill wherein information from all the contentContinue Reading

2015 Law Firms in Transition – An Altman Weil Flash Survey

2015 Law Firms in Transition – An Altman Weil Flash Survey, Contributing Authors – Thomas S. Clay, Eric A. Seeger. “Now in its seventh year, Altman Weil’s Law Firms in Transition Survey continues to document how the business of law is changing and identify emerging forces that will move the legal market forward — whetherContinue Reading

EFF – Voter Privacy: What You Need to Know About Your Digital Trail During the 2016 Election

“The right to an anonymous vote is a cornerstone of the U.S. democratic process. Yet from the time until you walk into the voting booth until long, long after you cast your ballot, your personal information is a highly sought-after commodity. Often your name, contact details, and political leanings are frighteningly easy for political campaignsContinue Reading

LegalTech 2016 – Cloud, Consolidation and Cybersecurity

Paper by Andrew Haslam, LegalTech 2016 – Cloud, Consolidation and Cybersecurity, Allvision Computing. February 2016. “This article contains several “completed forms of thought” that came together over the course of the three days. Foremost of these is the undeniable evidence of the consolidation that has occurred in the eDisclosure/Discovery marketplace. T here is also commentaryContinue Reading

Report – Perspectives on 2015 Law Student Recruiting

NALP [National Association for Law Placement] – Perspectives on 2015 Law Student Recruiting: “Entry-level Law Firm Recruiting Activity Again Becomes Brisk Seven years after the Great Recession – Entry-level law firm recruiting activity continues to increase, with higher levels of activity measured in the spring, summer, and fall of 2015 than in 2014. Over theContinue Reading

New on LLRX – Web Data Extractors 2016

Via – Web Data Extractors 2016 – Extracting data from the internet has become an increasingly high priority for organizations with teams that focus on mining and leveraging huge amounts of data as part of an effective, collaborative and actionable work product. Tools and protocols to extract content rich information are in demand asContinue Reading

New on LLRX – The Growing Need to Standardize and Validate Online Education Credentials for the Job Market

Via – The Growing Need to Standardize and Validate Online Education Credentials for the Job Market – Learning new skills to support more effective engagement in a competitive job market has attracted many job seekers and employees to online education, most often through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Alan Rothman is proficient in theContinue Reading

OCLC agreement with leading publishers worldwide expands metadata access

“OCLC has signed agreements with leading publishers to add metadata for books, e-books, journals, databases and other materials that will make their content discoverable through WorldCat Discovery Services. “OCLC partners with leading content providers around the world to ensure discovery and access to libraries’ most important and popular resources,” said Suzanne Kemperman, OCLC Director, BusinessContinue Reading

New on LLRX – New Job De-/script/-ions for Attorneys with Coding and Tech Business Skills

Via –  New Job De-/script/-ions for Attorneys with Coding and Tech Business Skills – Alan Rothman discusses the growing interest in and need for attorneys who have degrees and skills from another field that serves client requirements, previously focused on areas such as engineering, business and medicine. Already well established in professions that includeContinue Reading

11 Exceptional Legal Tech White Papers from 2015

LexisNexis Business of Law Blog: “White papers are a place for deep thinking – deep thinking that is data-driven.  Combine that data with innumerable client engagements, from small law firms to large – and from corporate legal departments to legal services bureaus – and we’re able to chronicle insights for the market in neatly packagedContinue Reading

Despite predictions, print books are alive and well

Pleased to share this article via Quartz – Against all odds, print books are on the rise again in the US “For the last half decade, ever since digital books and e-readers first came on the scene, news headlines have been at war. “The physical book is dead,” some reports declared, while others vehemently arguedContinue Reading

OCLC – Shaping the Library to the Life of the User

Shaping the Library to the Life of the User: Adapting, Empowering, Partnering, Engaging – by Merrilee Proffitt, James Michalko and Melissa Renspie.” This report provides a recap of the October 2015 Library in the Life of the User meeting that featured insights about ways libraries can provide more meaningful support based on what students, scholarsContinue Reading