AALL Consulting Services Advisory Group

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TYPE

Special Committee

PURPOSE

To determine if a consulting service is a viable business opportunity for AALL.

CHARGE

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

TIME COMMITMENT

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.

TENURE

The term ends with the completion of the project.

SIZE

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.