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Library Collection Audit Project Case Study

Law Library Management, Incorporated (LLM) was engaged by an AM Law 25 firm to complete a library collection audit and analysis. The audit included both print and online resources of the firm's U.S. offices.

Through detailed analysis by a team of law librarians, LLM identified areas of overlap in the coverage of similar subject matter from multiple resources both print and online. Opportunities for right sizing the collection were identified for the firm and specific recommendations were offered. The project as conceived and implemented consisted of four phases; Discovery, Analysis, Findings, Recommendations.

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