Jean O'Grady for LTH
Jean O'Grady for LTH is a a monthly publication by the most widely read legal research blogger for Legaltech Hub on topics related to the digitization of legal research and the technologies that form the foundation of modern law libraries.
Information wants to be Free (of Passwords and Client Charges): Leveraging High Value Content with eLibraries and Widgets
The lingering shadow of cost recovery has impaired the intelligent use of digital resources in many law firms. Long after Lexis and Westlaw switched to flat fee contracts much of their data remains locked in the prison of “cost recovery” even though there are technologies available to unlock targeted content for specific use cases. But the problem doesn’t end there. Even products that have never been associated with chargebacks are locked behind passwords. Passwords are an obstacle to access.