Services

Law Library Consultants ServicesINFORMATION AUDITS

LLC IA provides the diagnostic tool needed to address the key questions on print and electronic collection development and rebalancing, while defining user needs with cost effective solutions. LLC Information Audits establish the facts on which to base planning and strategic decision-making for enhancing information resources and technology applications, while eliminating inefficiencies. We help firms discover their information needs and meet them head-on with experience, ingenuity and technology.

STRATEGIC PLANNING

LLC has the broad planning experience that comes with years of working with all types of law libraries and helping them adapt to ever-changing demands, in their response to their users and organization. We project libraries into the future.

MARKETING AND PLANNING

Whether it’s designing an attractive new web site with the latest interactive features, or handling trade shows and misc. print projects, Law Library Consultants has the marketing expertise to help you polish your image and communicate your message.

VENDOR NEGOTIATIONS

Vendor contract subscriptions are often the largest expense, after wages and compensation, in a law firm. Negotiating with vendors is an art form. We have the experience and track record for negotiating cost-effective flat-rate contracts that are customized to meet your firm’s information needs. Your new flat-rate contract will allow access to vital online resources and features that will enhance the research experience, keep your firm competitive, and improve your bottom line.

COLLECTION MANAGEMENT: DEVELOPMENT, ORGANIZATION, RE-BALANCING, DOWNSIZING, RELOCATION & VALUATION

LLC offers a full range of collection services based on client guidelines and user needs. Clients can choose from a menu of collection services including organization, cataloging, weeding, rebalancing for print and electronic resources, downsizing, moving, and valuation for sale and insurance purposes.

FACILITY PLANNING

Law Library Consultants has the planning experience not only to optimize the space of a law library for growth, but to layout the collection logically within that space. Law Library Consultants provides cost-effective options, including both print and electronic resources for a perfect fit.

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

Law Library Consultants empowers clients by identifying all the types of knowledge that their organization possesses and then helps clients leverage that knowledge to achieve strategic business decisions, with emphasis on cost savings and efficiencies. We enable our clients to realize their full potential as vital resources in the practice of law.

REFERENCE & RESEARCH

Whether you need reference or research assistance on a project basis or just to assist reference staff for a day or longer period of time, LLC has law librarians and attorney librarians available to assist you. These librarians can either work onsite or remotely.
Minnesota Legislative Histories can be especially time-consuming for a regular library staff. LLC has experienced researchers to conduct Legislative Histories that are available to research onsite at the Legislative Reference Library and Minnesota Historical Society Library, at reasonable rates.

COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE

Whether it’s conducting competitive intelligence research or in assisting the library/information resource center in offering ci services, Law Library Consultants can work with management and staff to enhance your organization’s competitive and strategic development.

INTRANET DESIGN & MAINTENANCE

Law Library Consultants has vision. Visualize an internal home page for your firm or legal department with customized, updated and unlimited electronic library access.

LIBRARY MANAGEMENT

LLC management services cost-effectively oversee your library, while freeing up staff time for more professional duties. Whether it’s checking-in materials, processing, routing, bill paying, or other administrative duties, LLC has staff that keep your library current, efficient, and cost-effective.

LIBRARY MAINTENANCE & LOOSE-LEAF FILING

For over 32 years, LLC has had loose-leaf filers keeping law library collections current. Filers are experienced and are known for their conscientiousness, speed, and attention to detail. They are available on a regular weekly basis as well as for catch-up filing work, on an as-needed basis.

SPECIAL LIBRARY PROJECTS

LLC has staff available for special projects including cataloging and various library assistant duties.

PLACEMENT

Over the years, LLC has placed many law librarians, librarian/attorneys, library assistants, and loose-leaf filers in permanent, as well as temporary positions.

LLC adapts to meet client staffing needs, whether it is for sick days, vacation substitutions, maternity leaves or simply assistance when staff is unable to meet all user demands on a given day.