Mobile devices have changed the way the world works. Business is no longer conducted exclusively in boardrooms and offices; it happens everywhere and at any time. This shift is especially apparent among law librarians, who have traditionally been tied to the physical space of the library. The law librarian of today works across media, in different locations and at any hour of the day to find the information requested by his or her patrons. To examine how mobile devices and other technological advances have changed the role of law librarians, and what the future of the profession will look like, we went straight to the source and asked librarians from across the country a series of questions. The answers we received were insightful and thought-provoking, and proved that the future of the library is in good hands.
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