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Law Firm Librarianship: Issues, Practice, and Directions

John Azzolini

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ISBN 10: 1843347083 / ISBN 13: 9781843347088
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260 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.1in. x 0.7in.The legal information environment is deep, wide, and dynamic with many participants, including courts, parliaments, legislatures, and administrative bodies. None exemplifies the agile, knowledge-engaging legal player better than the law firm. Current, authoritative information is essential for the successful representation of clients. The firms most dependable resource for retrieving information is its library staff. Law Firm Librarianship introduces the reader to the challenges, qualifications, and work conditions of this distinct type of research librarian. The book begins by asking what law firm librarianship is, whilst the second chapter focuses on the law firm and its culture. The third chapter covers the law firm library itself, including the practical aspects of the firm librarians interaction with his or her professional environments. The next chapter considers the effects of legal publishing practices, and the penultimate section surveys the various research tools the firm librarian relies on for sound knowledge. The book concludes by looking at the dynamic qualities of law firm librarianship. Offers an up-to-date overview from an experienced practitionerAdds to the library literature by addressing a type of librarianship that usually receives little attentionApplies field knowledge about legal information trends that will inform related areas of inquiry This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781843347088

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Title: Law Firm Librarianship: Issues, Practice, ...

Publisher: Chandos Publishing (Oxford) Ltd

Binding: Paperback

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The legal information environment is deep, wide, and dynamic with many participants, including courts, parliaments, legislatures, and administrative bodies. None exemplifies the agile, knowledge-engaging legal player better than the law firm. Current, authoritative information is essential for the successful representation of clients. The firm's most dependable resource for retrieving information is its library staff. Law Firm Librarianship introduces the reader to the challenges, qualifications, and work conditions of this distinct type of research librarian. The book begins by asking what law firm librarianship is, whilst the second chapter focuses on the law firm and its culture. The third chapter covers the law firm library itself, including the practical aspects of the firm librarian's interaction with his or her professional environments. The next chapter considers the effects of legal publishing practices, and the penultimate section surveys the various research tools the firm librarian relies on for sound knowledge. The book concludes by looking at the dynamic qualities of law firm librarianship.

  • Offers an up-to-date overview from an experienced practitioner
  • Adds to the library literature by addressing a type of librarianship that usually receives little attention
  • Applies field knowledge about legal information trends that will inform related areas of inquiry

About the Author:

John Azzolini is a reference librarian at a leading global law firm, USA. He is part of a professional research staff that supports the high-level, time-sensitive information needs of the firm's corporate finance, securities, insurance, litigation, and mergers & acquisitions practice groups. Prior to this he was a technical services librarian at another global firm, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, based in New York, where he had extensive experience with cataloguing and collection development.

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