In recent weeks the publications divisions of both the American Bar Association and the American Law Institute have sent out surveys seeking private firm librarian input on their electronic resource development  plans. I encourage private firm librarians and knowledge specialists to participate and provide feedback. Both publishers  clearly recognize  who the experts are!

The American

Library Week has brought us a
gift from “the land downunder.” The Australian Law Librarians’ Association
(ALLA)  and 3 other Library
organzations (The
Australian Library and InformationAssociation (ALIA), Health Libraries
Inc (HLInc),Health Libraries Australia
(HLA)) collaborated on a study
to measure the Return on Investment of Australian special libraries.The partners commissioned
award-winning firm SGS Economics

ALM
Legal Intelligence just released a white paper Finding the Right Balance: Nonattorney Law Firm Staffing Trends. ‘ (Cover title: Law firm staffing—Finding
the Optimal Mix. “)   The survey was conducted during January and February 2014. The report studies the ongoing efforts by law firms to “optimize” support staff functions and ratios.It appears that law

Thanks to everyone who voted for Dewey B Strategic in the recent  ABA Blawg 100 poll.     It is a special honor given the quality of the other nominated blogs. It has been a wonderful experience to be part of the lively “fraternity” of legal bloggers.The winners were announced in the January issue  of ABA Journal

Update Dec. 11, 2013: This post was awarded the Technolawyer BIg Law Pick of the week:

Yesterday I reported on the ALM  General Counsel Survey. Today I looked at the data from the Amlaw 200 Law Firm Leadership Survey.  There is only a partial correlation  between two surveys.

Like corporate GCs, law firm leaders are overwhelmingly optimistic about their firms