Reports and case studies

LAC’s spend management services group, known as Chase Cost Management, surveyed a select number of law firm clients regarding legal research databases and some of the vendors that provide them. We’re happy to share the findings in this report, “Survey…

The proliferation of digital media made accessible via the internet has given rise to the need to describe and classify data using shared terminology, or metadata. Around the world, libraries, archives and digital repositories rely on multiple metadata standards to…

LexisNexis, Westlaw and other electronic information resources run hundreds of thousands of dollars annually in subscription costs for large law firms and other enterprises. But, is hiring spend management consultants like CCM really worth it? Our clients say yes. A…

Competitive intelligence (CI) yields valuable information, yet many firms and corporations have insufficient research staff or access to the right data. Now you can push past those limitations with support from LibSource. Our research and intelligence services are available on-demand…

DAC Beachcroft is a multinational law firm with roots dating back to the 19th century. When the firm decided to outsource its library in 2012, the chosen vendor failed to deliver on service and relationship expectations. In 2015, rather than…

But we can help you guide its destiny As part of LAC Group – creators of Library as a Service® – LAC Federal brings a wealth of expertise to help federal agencies and departments optimize their information resources. It starts…

Unfamiliar with indirect spend management or skeptical of the savings claims? CCM has been saving law firms and businesses money for years, even the ones convinced they run lean. Some five-year program savings examples: Law library optimization that saved a…

Digital content has greatly increased the risk of copyright violations. When employees use images, video clips and other content they find on the internet during the course of doing their job, your business is liable when they don’t have permission.…

High-quality research, minus the overhead Knowledge and information are now digitally-driven. That’s why LibSource developed the concept of Library as a Service® for research and intelligence needs. Discover how law firms are using Library as a Service (LaaS) for heavy…

Electronic information resources (EIR) from providers like LexisNexis, Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg can cost upwards of tens of thousands of dollars in annual subscriptions. And as the landscape fills with new products and vendors, law firms and corporations often spend…