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…Law Librarians like their jobs but are displeased with vendors this is the result of a survey carried out by Law.com. The associated article discusses the survey in some detail with “pet peeves” identified as online content providers, notably LexisNexis and Thomson (Westlaw) issues with online content providers included increases in fees well beyond the rate of inflation.

The article also discusses the changing roles of Law Librarians noting that there is a move from “traditional”activities like legal research towards being involved in Knowledge Management Projects and work with marketing teams. The article doesn’t really say anything new or contentious but it is well worth reading for the reassurance that Law Libraries in the U.S are facing the same kind of pressures in terms of budget and resources.