What is the value of Online Research?

This is the question asked by the Strategic Librarian in her most recent blog post. This is an interesting article which looks at the issues of recovering the cost of online research from both the Law Firm and Clients perspective.

This is a major issue for many Law Firms and the author (Nina Platt) doesn't provide any hard anf fast solutions but does say:

"There really has to be a better way to manage these costs. I don't have any brillant solutions to the problems I've outlined but I do think there are some things that law firms and their clients can do to reduce the frustration around this issue"