In The Problem With Discovery Tools and Law Firm Libraries Slaw’s Susannah Tredwell concludes
As the number of electronic resources increase, there is going to be an increasing need for effective ways to search and manage these resources. The ideal would be a “publisher agnostic” platform on which all content could be mounted, regardless of who supplies it, but the realities of the legal publishing world make that unlikely.
Unlikely indeed. Tredwell’s post and the three below listed references which formed the basis for her post are highly recommended. — Joe
- Valeri Craigle, “Discovery Layers in Law Libraries” AALL Spectrum, December 2011.
- Michel-Adrien Sheppard, “Evaluation of Single Search Implementation at North Carolina State University” January 12, 2012.
- Jason Vaughn, “Chapter 1: Web Scale Discovery What and Why?” Library Technology Reports, January 2011, Vol. 47 Issue 1, pp. 5-11.