Author: Deborah Schwarz

Last month at AALL’s Annual Conference 2017 in Austin, I participated in a panel discussion on Outsourcing Library Services with HBR Consulting Managing Director Donna Terjesen, moderated by Cornell Winston, Law Librarian and Records Center Supervisor for the U.S. Attorney’s Office. We were expected to discuss our perspectives on outsourcing library services and be prepared to answer questions from an...

A recent survey conducted by LibGig, our staffing and recruiting division, resulted in some great feedback on what works—and what could be improved upon—in online job boards, recruiting and other career services for library and information management professionals. One of the most commonly cited frustrations? Getting relevant search results when words like "library" and "librarian" are no longer sufficient for gaining...

“New normal” is an expression that may be reaching cliché status in the legal industry; I’m seeing it so regularly. However the reason it gets used so often is that it applies so well. Law firms have withstood some changes that truly have transformed the way they operate. A presentation that Michele Lucero, our Director of Client Development, recently gave at...