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Dewey B Strategic: It Takes More Than a Dumpster to Build a Digital Law Library - 12 Critical Components For Digital Law Library Transformations

Recently, the New York Times published an article about the transformation of Kaye Scholer law library from print to digital. Two points shocked the law library community. 1)The author was surprised that law libraries were going digital. 2)The author overlooked the real story. Law libraries have been going digital for at least twenty years. In fact, the American Lawyer stopped asking about print resources in their 2006 annual law library survey. The hero of these transformations is the information professional who crafts the complex plan; re-engineers workflows; and aligns licenses and resources on which the digital infrastructure rests. There is no universal solution but here are 12 building blocks of a digital library.  Read the full Dewey B Strategic post here.

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