"What is Legal Innovation?" A review of a recent paper

Occasionally someone publishes an academic paper which is of immediate interest and this one by Haim Sandberg caught my eye. "What is Legal...

What have you been reading on the Vable blog in 2021?

Six months, six popular blog posts: we are halfway through 2021 and I wanted to see what people were reading on the Vable current awareness strategy...

What's the difference between content aggregation and content curation?

This post is an examination of the difference between content aggregation and content curation, and why they make a difference to a firm’s...

In a world of information ubiquity, knowledge is the most valuable asset

When was the last time that a library and information conference inspired your intellectual curiosity? Why is it so important to think about...

What is the difference between crowdsourcing and nichesourcing?

A session from the recent LIDA conference outlined how the power of the crowd contributed to the success of a local history documentation project....

Business information centres: Expertly curated collections for SMEs

As an undergraduate nearly thirty years ago, business information management was an emerging and almost glamorous(!) specialism. In 1992,...

A guide to choosing the right current awareness platform

There are a number of news monitoring and content aggregation platforms on the market. They all promise to make your current awareness provision more...

Why should all legal information professionals attend BIALL 2021?

Welcome to the second conference post this month. Full BIALL is back! After last year’s shortened (but brilliant) online version, once again we are...

#LIDA2021: A preview of Libraries in the Digital Age

Although library and information conferences have changed beyond recognition this past year, we can still get excited about their new look and feel....
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