Blog - Improve your Current Awareness Strategy

3 Key Takeaways from the London Taxonomy Bootcamp Conference

Last week I had the opportunity to be a delegate at the first ever Taxonomy Bootcamp to take place in Europe. Drawing on the success of the event in the U.S. over the last decade, organisers brought regarded taxonomists from around the world to London to share knowledge, cocktails and cake with peers from the taxonomy community. The event took place on the 18th and 19th of October at the Olympia Conference Centre in Hammersmith, West London.

Topics: Library Event Content Management

The Evolution of Content Curation: A Librarian’s Guide

Every minute, Google receives over 4,000,000 search queries, and email users send 204,000,000 messages. To say that we are living in an age of information overload where we are bombarded by white noise is, quite frankly, an understatement - but I’m sure you’ve heard all that before. What we’re more concerned about here is the evolution of content curation to enable Librarians to rise above this sea of information.

Topics: Library Technology Content Management

Free ebook: Striking the Balance Between Content Curation & Automation

We are living in a knowledge economy. In an increasingly competitive industry, the one true differentiator left between law firms today is knowledge. What one lawyer knows over another could be the deciding factor over who wins the case.

Topics: KM Work smarter Content Management Automation Library

Why Our World Would End if Legal Librarians Disappeared

There is a common misconception that, as the online information age ploughs on everstrong, libraries are going to disappear forever. This sits in line with the perception that librarians require books in order to be needed and we are seeing the existence of print books steadily decline. Libraries and books are not one and the same. This concerningly common misconception is a manifestation of the lack of understanding of what a law librarian actually does - where they source their information from, how they manage and curate it and, ultimately, how it is delivered to their end users.

Topics: KM Current awareness Content Management Library

Information Specialists’ Biggest Blunder with Paid Content

We all know that in today’s society you get what you pay for. The more you pay, the better quality of product you tend to get, or at least one would expect so. Paying for content provides your end users with information and intelligence that free resources quite simply don’t cover - predictive intelligence, up to the minute legal developments, and high quality insights to name but a few. This we know.

Topics: Technology Productivity KM Current awareness Content Management Library

Stop Drowning in Content and use Automation to Simplify your Life

Does your job feel like trying to keep your head above heaps of content? It’s time to take action to stop wasting your time and increase your current awareness.

Topics: Productivity Work smarter Current awareness Content Management Automation

5 Ways to Improve your ROI through better External Content Management

Topics: Technology Current awareness Content Management