Outsourcing Library services

The news from Legalweek that two more Law Firms have entered into agreement with Integreon should come as no surprise, but it's still rather depressing especially this close to Christmas.

The law firms and libraries involved are Beachcroft and TLT Solicitors and according to the article Integreon are also in "discussions" with a number of other law firms, that statement alone is enough to make many Law Librarians not look forward to the new year.

What's quite surprising about the Beachcroft announcement is that the firm just posted a 1/2 yearly revenue increase of 15%, that's not bad considering we're in the worst recession since time began.

Sara Batts of Uncooked Data has also posted about this "news"