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According to the 2019 report produced by the American Association of Law Libraries, the role of legal librarians is changing.read more
Law libraries and legal librarians and the era of outsourcing. Many law firms have recently outsourced their libraries and library staff. Many more are considering the option.read more
The amount of accurate information required by legal staff is phenomenal. How do legal staff communicate their needs to research center staff? How do research center staff efficiently manage the volume of daily requests for the research services they receive? How do they ensure requesters are updated promptly?read more
Law libraries accommodate all manner of resources, both digital and physical, to help lawyers in their research. More and more, law firms are relying on the internet, online databases, and web-based services for research, but there is still a need for physical publications.read more
James Martin, Softlink’s Development Manager for Liberty and illumin, is based in the Brisbane head office. We get to know more about James (the Wise) in the fourth of our Softlink Employee Spotlights.read more
May saw the first illumin Knowledge Management Virtual User Group Meeting (VUGM) for 2018. Over 20 illumin users, including those working in legal and special libraries, from the USA, UK and Australia attended. As with all our…read more
Anand Kochunny presents at ALLA 2018
With a theme of Global Impact, Local Footprint, the 2018 Australian Law Librarian’s Association (ALLA) conference program has a strong focus on law library technology.
First established in America in 1958, and sponsored by ALA, National Library Week celebrates the contributions of all libraries be they corporate, school, public or academic and the wonderful staff who serve the needs of their…read more
Softlink headed to Darwin for the 2018 ALLA conference in May. Sarah Thompson manned the exhibition stand and enjoyed the chance to meet with our law library users and partners.
Delegates were keen to explore llumin, our…
Welcome to the second part of our series looking at the role of technology in library outreach. In this instalment I am focussing on how to make the user…read more