The second edition of this popular handbook has been thoroughly updated by the original team of experts and some new contributors, to provide current best practice guidance on the key legal information issues for every type of service. Each of the chapters is updated to reflect general changes in law libraries and their users in the past seven years. In particular, the handbook covers new information technologies, including social networking and communication. New chapters also focus on the key topics of outsourcing, and the impact of the 2007 Legal Services Act. The second edition of this valuable handbook continues to be an important professional reference tool for managers and staff of all types of legal information services, and will help them with the challenges they face in their work every day.

chapter 1|52 pages

Law Libraries and Their Users

chapter Chapter 3|34 pages

Legal Research – TechniquesaAnd Tips

chapter Chapter 4|31 pages

Legal Technologies

chapter Chapter 5|25 pages

Financial Management

chapter Chapter 7|17 pages

Copyright and Data Protection

chapter Chapter 8|16 pages

Knowledge Management

chapter Chapter 9|23 pages

Collection Management

chapter Chapter 10|27 pages

E-Learning and Virtual Learning Environments

chapter Chapter 11|19 pages

Planning a Training Session

chapter Chapter 13|19 pages


chapter Chapter 14|16 pages

The Legal Services Act