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Just as individuals are choosing Uber or Lyft to save money, so are companies looking to the ride-share providers to save on black car service. Uber and Lyft offer their own versions of black car services for a lower price, but at the expense of some important services and guarantees. With ride-sharing businesses, you may not always know what—or...

Most humans hate change, yet our brains are wired to appreciate novelty and new things. Stability is a requirement of successful organizations, but so are innovation and disruption. Change happens every day, on personal and organizational levels, with or without our participation. It is incumbent on each of us to reflect regularly about change and manage the change we confront or strive...

On February 22, 2018 I attended the ARK Group conference—12th Annual Best Practices & Management Strategies for Law Firm Library, Research & Information Services. Over one hundred and fifty law firm library directors, decision makers and library/information center staff were there, with several vendors and sponsors also present....

LibSource excels at conducting research across an encyclopedic range of topics, addressing the information needs of business and legal clients looking for, to name only a few:...

I love the story of the photographer at a dinner party where the hostess mentioned she had seen some of his magnificent work and that he must have a wonderful camera. The photographer thanked her and said her meal was also magnificent and that she must have a wonderful stove....

Once upon a time, the only way to do legal research was to pore through books of cases and legal precedent. That all started to change in the late 1970s and early 1980s as two pioneering firms, LexisNexis and Westlaw (part of Thomson Reuters since 1996), compiled their databases of legal information, developed indexing, search and retrieval algorithms and provided...

Librarians have been assuming lots of new roles in the past ten years, one of which is organizing and managing continuing legal education (CLE) programs. They are ideal candidates for this responsibility in law firms, not to mention other professions with ongoing education requirements....

Although not manufactured since the early 1950s, thousands of feet of nitrate-based film footage still exist in collections around the world. We find historic, motion picture film owners ranging from corporations established decades ago to small museums. Often, they either don’t know if their holdings include nitrate, or they’re aware but unsure of what to do with them. In those...