Law firm librarians have gone from endangered species to empowered employees. Not long ago, budget cuts and the looming threat from electronic research imperiled their jobs. But through a little bit of ingenuity and lobbying, librarians have expanded their roles within their firms. At the same time, though, they face new challenges. Space constraints, the impact of technology and the price structures of electronic resources have made the librarian's job harder -- even as the job becomes more interesting.
Law Librarians Look Beyond Books
The American Lawyer
July 11, 2006