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The Dewey B Strategic 2020-21 Hits and Misses Survey: What Research, KM/Workflow and Analytics Products are Readers Buying?
The 2020-2021 Dewey B Strategic Hits and Misses survey asked responders to identify products purchased in 2020 or to be purchased in 2021. Despite the financial concerns triggered by the pandemic, law firm librarians continued to consider new products. Some new products such as Westlaw Edge and Lexis + are often driven by an impeding contract renewal. Other product selections are driven by practice demands as well as a desire to remain competitive by introducing innovative solutions and enhance productivity.
The Top Products Four was the magic number this year. Each of the top vote getters were identified by 4 responders as new purchases. …
Continue Reading The Dewey B Strategic 2020-21 Hits and Misses Survey: What Research, KM/Workflow and Analytics Products are Readers Buying?
Join Me At Upcoming HBR Law Library Benchmarking Webinar on October 20th
Preview the 2020 Benchmarking + Legal Information Services (BLISS) Survey results, learn how leading law firm libraries are using data to plan for 2021 and receive a special pandemic report.
The program will be facilitated by HBR Director Colleen Cable. I will be joined by two large law colleagues for a lively discussion of how
Is Legal Innovation an Aspiration or an Actuality – Innovation Survey Results
Next Sunday July 14th, I will be moderating a Hot Topic: Embracing Sustainable Innovation Initiatives to Build a Future-Focused Library. panel (11:30am in Washington, DC at the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting and Conference. Ron Friedmann, (LAC), Marlene Gebauer (Greenberg Traurig) and Darrin Fox (University of Oklahoma) will be discussing…
Hits and Misses Survey Part 3: Best Analytics Product and Best Analytics Documentation
Westlaw Edge Analytics was voted best new analytics product in the 2018-2019 Dewey B Strategic Hits and Misses survey of DBS readers. Runners Up Included Lexis Context 2nd, Bloomberg Law Attorney Analytics 3rd, Fastcase Docket Alarm 4th and Lex Machina Contracts module 5th place respectively. Gavelytics deserves honorable mention as the product receiving the most …
Terminal Outrage: Results of the 2018-19 Dewey B Strategic “Hits and Misses Survey” Bloomberg BNA Realignment Voted “Biggest Miss”
The major takeaway from the 2018-19 Dewey B Strategic Hits and Misses Survey is that consumers of legal information regard 2018 as “a miss.” The problem wasn’t so much the products—although products play an important role in triggering the discontent. The major problem is the behavior of legal publishers. Legal publishing is a mature…
American Lawyer Highlights Rise of The CKO in 2017 Survey of Library, Knowledge Management and Research Professionals
Last year I pleaded with ALM to change the name of their annual Library survey since they had been predicting the end of Library’s for about 14 years. It was time to stipulate that print collections are shrinking and move on to exploring the dynamic organizations which have emerged in their place.
This year The American Lawyer has finally renamed the annual survey as the Survey of Law Firm Management Library and Research Professionals. The accompanying articles have shifted gear as well. The articles are titled “Law Librarian? Trying Chief Knowledge Officer” by Mary Ellen Egan and ‘From Providing Data to Providing Insight.” by Lizzy McLellan…
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Start/Stop Poll Results: Ravel Law Analytics Voted Best New Product–Lexis Search Term Mapping Best New Feature–ROI Tracking and Research Workflow Tools Emerge as Leading Workflow Enhancement Products
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