“When the Chefs were considering their contributions to this year’s best books posts, an email discussion started. Several of us wondered how do we all find the time to stay informed , with the ever increasing stream of information flowing to us in an ever increasingly complex ecosystem. And, given the increase in professional information, where on earth can someone find the time for pleasure reading?” (via Scholarly Kitchen)
“Thomson Reuters announced the launch of Practitioner Insights – practitioner-focused pages on WestlawNext® that bring legal professionals the exclusive current awareness information and analysis that they need to stay up to speed and lead in their practice area. Each page is maintained by a dedicated team of attorney editors who monitor a specific practice area and curate breaking business news, exclusive insight and analysis from industry experts, as well as the most comprehensive collection of litigation materials and primary legal content, to ensure that WestlawNext customers will be the first to know about actionable emerging developments that matter to them and their clients.”
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“Thomson Reuters and Wolters Kluwer Law & Business will join forces to offer select Wolters Kluwer current awareness content on Thomson Reuters Westlaw online legal research platforms. The exclusive agreement will add Wolters Kluwer’s current awareness products – daily awareness of breaking legal developments which have been analyzed and contextualized by attorney-editors – to the comprehensive legal research databases, news and tools on Westlaw. The two businesses also will collaborate on current awareness product development.”
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PR.com – “PinHawk LLC, the leading publisher of aggregated emails for professionals, introduces the “Librarian News Digest” electronic newsletter. The new PinHawk newsletter combines news from traditional sources, librarian blogs, law technology blogs, and library as well as legal vendors. For the first time, news targeted to the needs of the law librarian community is available in one daily email. This email is distributed at no charge to all qualified library and knowledge management professionals.
Steven Bell – “Most academic librarians agree it’s the long-time veterans who are out of touch and need to do better at keeping up, but it’s even more important for those just getting started.”