Thursday, August 9, 2007

Can We Throw Away the Books Yet?

Brought to our attention by Susan Mart.

(7 Aug) In a meeting the other day, someone asked if I agreed with the general sentiment that research materials were going electronic. He explained that he thought print as a medium was losing ground. And assuming his suppositions were true, he expressed concern that those who continue to conduct research primarily through the books would soon become inefficient, costly and possibly, negligent researchers.

I'm delighted that law firm management is thinking about research resources and methodology. It has always been important. Information is the foundation on which lawyers build a case or advise their clients.But in the past, the act of gathering, assessing and analyzing information hasn't always received the attention it deserves.

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