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About czluckie

Research Attorney at Jackson Walker LLP

Librarian, Market Thyself

I recently attended several really good presentations on marketing yourself and your library, and it reminded me that with most of us working from home, we’re not necessarily visible to our patrons right now. Has not being in the office … Continue reading

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Summer associate preparation

It’s March, and time to start preparing for the 2021 summer associates. Two years ago, this involved setting up training in each office, scheduling library orientation, as well as changes in the administrative assistant responsibilities. Last year, everything was virtual. … Continue reading

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CI, is it ethical?

Competitive Intelligence, is it ethical or is it spying? After all, the results of a CI search are supposed to give the searcher and the organization some advantage over their competitors. Does this mean you’re spying and finding out their … Continue reading

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Back to business?

It’s 2021, a new year, and the question is whether it’s back to business as usual? Law firms don’t have a Christmas/holiday/winter break, we work year round. So there’s no new semester for firm libraries and the research staff. And … Continue reading

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CI Takes Time

CI, competitive intelligence, business development – it goes by a variety of names.  And it takes time.  It takes time to perform the work, and it takes even more time to learn which sources to use to find the information.  … Continue reading

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