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Law Library Benchmarks, 2008-09 Edition Available

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Law Library Benchmarks, 2008-09 Edition" report to their offering.

Data in the report is based on a survey of 55 North American law libraries drawn from law firm, private company, university, courthouse and government agency law libraries. Data is broken out by size and type of library for ease in benchmarking.
The 120+ page report covers developments in staffing, salaries, budgets, materials spending, use of blogs & wikis, use of legal directories, the library role in knowledge management, records management and content management systems. Patron and librarian training, reimbursement for library-related education and other issues are also covered in this latest edition.
Key Topics Covered:
List of Tables
Summary Of Main Findings
Chapter One: Introduction and Demographics
Chapter Two: Physical Space of the Library
Chapter Three: Staff
Chapter Four: Budget
Chapter Five: Online Services
Chapter Six: Use of Blogs, RSS Feeds, Wikis, Social Networking & Listservs
Chapter Seven: Content Management Systems
Chapter Eight: Print and Electronic Journals and Other Periodicals
Chapter Nine: Books and Print Reports
Chapter Ten: Technology and Information Literacy Technology
Chapter Eleven: Librarian Training Needs
Chapter Twelve: Outsourcing
Chapter Thirteen: Tapping the Brains of Fellow Librarians
Chapter Fourteen: Wish List
Companies Mentioned:
-Alaska State Court Law Library
-Allstate Insurance Company
-Attorney General Law Library, Victoria, BC
-Bennett Jones LLP
-Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
-Charles County Public Law Library
-Clark Hill PLC
-Cooper White & Cooper LLP
-Credit Suisse - Legal & Compliance
-Dickinson Wright PLLC
-Dorsey & Whitney
-Douglas County Law Library
-Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
-Field LLP
-Fredrikson & Byron
-Gray Plant Mooty
-Grayson County Law Library
-Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley, LLP
-Hiscock & Barclay LLP
-International Trade Centre
-Jackson Walker LLP
-Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss
-Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmaro, LLP
-Kegler Brown Hill & Ritter
-Law Society of New Brunswick Library
-Law Society of Upper Canada,
-Minerals Management Service Gulf of Mexico region - U.S. Dept. of the Interior
-Library Services, Courts Administration Service
-Manulife / John Hancock Financial Services
-MBM Intellectual Property Law / Marusyk, Miller & Swain
-Middleton Reutlinger
-Miller Thomson Pouliot
-National Indian Law Library
-New York County District Attorney's Office
-Ontario Workplace Tribunals Library
-Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
-Pitblado LLP
-Principal Financial Group
-Regulatory Information Services, Bell
-Ross-Blakley Law Library, Arizona State
-Sacramento County Public Law Library
-San Bernardino County Law Library
-Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt
-Snohomish County Law Library
-Social Law Library
-Subordinate Courts
-Supreme Court of Canada Library
-Taylor McCaffrey LLP
-Travis County Law Library
-University of Calgary
-Warner Norcross & Judd
-William Mitchell College of Law
-Wood, Smith, Henning and Berman LLP
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