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Just when it appeared that
Lexis was about to corner the legal news market (ALM, Law360, WSJ Law Blog),
Bloomberg BNA is announcing today the release of a new open access community
platform called “Big Law Business.”   Big Law Business  
delivers  articles, podcasts, videos, twitter feeds,  polls and white
papers focused on the unique

Susan Hackett, The CEO of Legal Executive Leadership
kicked off the  2014 Private Law Libraries Summit with a bang. This year’s theme was  “The Voice of the Client” and  Hackett delivered a powerful message which
focused on “Re-engineering the Role and Value of  Private Law Librarian:  Practical Strategies for Leadership in Serving
Corporate Clients.”

The PLL Summit is still going strong. It  has grown from an experiment born of the financial crisis  and the “new normal” in law firms which was hammering law firms into  a “must attend” program for private firm librarians and information professionals who want to stay on the “cutting edge” of issues impacting their firms.

ALM Legal Intelligence  released a report  this week “Corporate Counsel: Agenda 2014”. Many of the themes are familiar: controlling costs, driving efficiency, alternative fee arrangements. But I can’t recall any recent reports that repeatedly point to “the government” as a major source of anxiety for in-house counsel.
How The government is impacting In house counsel