The Value of Law Librarians Blogging on their Firm’s Blog

Cheryl Niemeier is Director of Library Services at Bose McKinney & Evans LLP  

Apparently, I am blazing a new trail as seemingly the first and only law librarian who is officially blogging on their firm’s blog page! “That’s huge!” said Greg Lambert of 3 Geeks and a Law Blog when he congratulated me on this new responsibility. The news also prompted Steve Lastres to ask me to write this guest blogger post describing the value proposition of law librarians blogging.  Continue reading

Networking in Neutral

Although written in the first person this post contains ideas from several members of the Scottish Law Librarians Group.

Social media is a hot topic in UK law firms at the moment with endless articles in the legal press. There are of course many ethical and risk issues and both the Law Society and the Law Society of Scotland have recently issued guidelines for lawyers. Continue reading

Here’s That Push You Need to Contribute to OFG

by Greg Lambert,JD, MLIS
Library & Records Manager, King & Spalding

I think that the joint effort put out by PLL, SLA Legal Division, CALL/ACBD, and BIALL to create the On Firmer Ground (OFG) blog is a great idea, and one that can be very successful over time.

As with all blogs, however, there sometimes needs to be a “push” given to the contributors to get the momentum going. So, as someone who has been blogging for a few years, I thought I’d give a few tips/tricks/hints on what I do to keep the blog alive and fresh with new content. I’ll also suggest a few topics that you might want to think about writing on and submitting to OFG.

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