by Robyn Hagle
At the beginning of June, I attended a special program on Competitive Intelligence at SLA in Vancouver. The speaker was CI pro, Zena Applebaum. Zena’s goal was to empower the librarians and information professionals in the audience to “draw your own conclusions.” Librarians who don’t regularly do CI as part of their jobs typically stop at step 2 in the CI cycle (below). It’s time we started closing the loop. Our end goal when we do CI should be to mobilize the end user so that they are decision-ready.
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When: Wednesday, June 25th Noon – 1 pm
Where: Lane Powell, 1420 5th Ave #4200 Seattle, WA 98101 (42nd Floor Conference room – behind the reception desk.)
What: Please help celebrate LLOPS’ 24th Birthday and our new LLOPS Executive Board Members at the Semi-Annual Business Meeting
Please have your ID with you.
by Grace Feldman
You are probably well aware of the West Key Number System and headnotes but are you familiar with Westlaw’s Headnote of the Day provided on Thomson Reuters’ Legal Solutions Blog? If not, today’s headnote might make you want to subscribe:
A dog cannot recover for emotional distress.
Obserschlake v. Veterinary Assoc. Animal Hospital, 785 N.E.2d 811 (Ohio App. 2003)
While it is unlikely that the Headnote of the Day will significantly help you with your work (the blog does state that they “offer the Headnote of the Day as a diversion; the point of law it contains may no longer be good law”), it might brighten up an otherwise gloomy Friday! TGIF LLOPSters!