To determine if a consulting service is a viable business opportunity for AALL.
The AALL Consulting Services Advisory Group will use their expertise in legal information management to determine if a nationwide network of experienced legal information professionals (independent freelance contractors) can provide project-based and temporary legal information support as a viable business opportunity for AALL to develop as a paid service.
The goal of the service is to connect law libraries in different fields requiring assistance with AALL members who can, on a consultant basis, provide legal information services in the following areas:
- Strategic planning
- Collection review and analysis
- Legal information product resource review
- Resource billing audits
- Vendor contract negotiations
- Project management
- Legal research
- Legal research training
- Competitive Intelligence
- Data analysis and predictive analytics
- Knowledge management system development
The committee will meet virtually as necessary to complete its work, and make its report and recommendation by June 1, for consideration by the Executive Board prior to the summer board meeting.
The term ends with the completion of the project.
The committee shall consist of a chair, 5 members and a non-voting Executive Board and staff liaison.
STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS COMPLIANCE
- Goal I: Knowledge
- Goal II: Community
- Goal III: Leadership
RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER COMMITTEES/ENTITIES
The AALL Consulting Services Advisory Group works with a liaison from both the Executive Board and AALL staff.