It seems the uptick John referenced yesterday continued today. Discussions around the "right to research" post-pandemic as well as the continued discussion of working in the evolving environment inspired by remote work will likely prompt continued discussions and evaluation. The Top News today highlights the future of the legal profession, opportunities in data science and a deep look at brief analyzers and related adoption.
Analyzing the Analyzers
Workflow integration and attorney efficiency are the legal research holy grail these days. The challenge of course is adoption to ensure that the investments made are paying off and helping attorneys achieve that elusive efficiency. Brief Analyzer Tools in Law Firms: Evaluation, Implementation & Attorney Adoption reviews four (4) brief analyzer tools provided by Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg Law and Casetext. The article concludes with considerations for making an investment decision and the role the law librarian can play in helping to ensure adoption.
Upping Your Game: 10 Data Science Skills
I read 10 Ways Data Science Can Help Law Librarians with interest this morning. Reporting and analysis are critical to ensure that decision making is done based on comprehensive data that is easily digestable. Presenting that data is challenging and yet the 10 Ways article offers approachable methods to amp up your information professional skills to take advantage of the power of data science.
Future Forward - What can $125M Build?
Greg and Marlene offer up an interesting discussion on the future of the legal profession in the latest Geek in Review episode. The conversation with Jennifer Leonard highlights the FPI approach to creative education of future lawyers and looks 10 years ahead. Go and listen to the interdisciplinary approach that Jennifer Leonard of Penn Law's Future of the Profession Initiative is working on right now.
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Constance Ard, Answer Maven, Editor of Librarian News Digest
Senior Research Services (Resources) Manager, Hogan Lovells
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