Candace M. Cathey is an experienced information professional and a MLS graduate from the University of North Texas Law Librarianship and Legal Informatics Program. She is a member of AALL and held positions in the Dallas Chapter serving as president, VP/program chair, treasurer, and blog contributor. She is currently the past president of DALL and a member of the Southwestern Association of Law Librarians.
Follow Candace via Twitter @Candace_Cathey. She manages her blog, Create, Innovate & Reinvent providing information and resources related to legal, business, competitive intelligence and much more. You can connect with her on LinkedIn.
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Articles by Candace Cathey:
The ebbs and flows of outsourcing your information centreFriday, 16th September 2016
Information organisations in sectors from legal to pharmaceutical are relying more on alternative solutions to provide quality information services. Candace M. Cathey explores the drivers, challenges and benefits of outsourcing along with highlighting key vendors Integreon, LibSource, Information Matters from Tribal Group and Visionary Information Solutions.
Jinfo for LegalTuesday, 15th March 2016
Collaboration between information professionals and information technology experts has long been lacking. As use of online and mobile sources becomes more prevalent in the legal sector, together with demands of the digital workplace, there is an ever-greater demand for IS and IT experts to work together a long-term basis. We highlight recent Jinfo content which helps tackle these challenges.
FreePint for LegalTuesday, 8th December 2015
Information managers from all sectors are searching for accurate content. There is plenty of information on the internet available through search engines such as Google. The challenge for information professionals in the legal sector is how to decide the true value of content when searching for news, people, and public and company information.
FreePint for LegalMonday, 7th September 2015
Sharing content, data licensing and authentication are challenging for information managers in the legal sector. Candace Cathey looks at how these issues, plus accessing information in new ways through ebooks and apps are covered in recent FreePint articles and events.
Linex Systems - Current Awareness Solution for Information OrganisersThursday, 4th June 2015
Following her in-depth review, Candace M. Cathey highlights some key features within Linex Systems, a powerful current awareness application for legal and business information professionals.
Subscription Update for LegalWednesday, 3rd June 2015
With the continuing need to embrace and manage change in the legal sector, information managers not only rely on global vendor databases for research, but are also looking for innovative ways of retrieving information beyond the traditional spectrum. Candace Cathey highlights recent items of interest to legal professionals from FreePint's Content, Community, and Consulting, including product and mini reviews, and upcoming webinars.
Product Review of Linex Systems (Competitors, Development & Pricing)Thursday, 28th May 2015
Candace Cathey concludes her product review of sophisticated current awareness solution Linex Systems. She looks at its development, growth and pricing as well as the product's competitors including LexisNexis Publisher, Ozmosys and Manzama.
Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2504
Product Review of Linex Systems (Technology - Search & User Interface; Outputs & Alerts; Administration & Help)Wednesday, 27th May 2015
Candace Cathey continues her product review of Linex Systems. In the third part, she explains how the tool helps law firms and in-house legal teams automate their current awareness. She reviews search technology, user interactions and output capabilities, including source management, reports, alerts, administrator access, and customer support and training.
Product Review of Linex Systems (Sources - Content & Coverage)Tuesday, 26th May 2015
In the second part of her product review of current awareness management tool Linex Systems, Candace Cathey looks at the wide range of premium sources and content coverage. These consist of news, legal, government and business websites, top publishers including The Wall Street Journal, BBC, NYSE and the New York Times, legislations and news. Legal sources include LexisNexis and Practical Law. Information managers can add their own sources, creating a customised library, and enhance the alerts and RSS feeds to be distributed to users.
Product Review of Linex Systems (Introduction; Value; Contact Details)Friday, 22nd May 2015
Candace Cathey introduces her product review of Linex Systems, a one-stop, current awareness management tool for the legal, business and academic sector that aggregates, researches and delivers information and content. It monitors sources such as legal databases and top news sources including the Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal. It can be tailored to outcomes or workflows, offers real-time updates and data & analytics.
Solcara Offers Superior Search for Legal and Business TeamsThursday, 14th May 2015
Legal researcher Candace Cathey selects some highlights from her recent product review of Solcara Legal Search from Thomson Reuters. She explains how it offers time efficiency and which search and sharing features she found of most interest.
Product Review of Solcara (Competitors, Development & Pricing)Tuesday, 12th May 2015
Candace Cathey concludes her product review of federated search and knowledge management solution, Solcara Legal Search. She looks at competitors in the industry such as OpenText Federated Query Server, HP Universal Search and EOS from SirsiDynix, and Solcara's development, growth and pricing.
Note: Full review (PDF) at https://web.jinfo.com/go/sub/report/2496
Product Review of Solcara (Technology - Search & User Interface; Outputs & Alerts; Administration & Help)Monday, 11th May 2015
Candace Cathey continues her product review of federated search and knowledge management all-in-one tool Solcara Legal Search by providing an extensive overview of the search technology. In the third part of the review, she looks at user interactions, output capabilities and support, including search results, bookmarking documents, creating collections and exporting results.
Product Review of Solcara (Sources - Content & Coverage)Tuesday, 5th May 2015
Candace Cathey continues her product review of Solcara from Thomson Reuters. In the second part of her review she looks at its up-to-date, live searching of internal resources and online content that can be retrieved using the cloud-based solution, including news, case law, legislation and legal documents aimed at the legal, business, government and information professional industry.
Product Review of Solcara (Introduction; Value; Contact Details)Monday, 4th May 2015
In the first part of her product review Candace Cathey introduces legal search application Solcara by Thomson Reuters Legal UK and Ireland. The federated search and knowledge management resource allows you to target and search internal databases and external legal information using one search platform. This product is aimed at lawyers and information professionals in the legal industry who conduct research on a variety of sources and content.
Subscription Update for LegalWednesday, 4th March 2015
FreePint provides articles and reports on the latest trends for researchers in business, competitive intelligence, and knowledge management. This also includes legal information professionals who are managing and embracing change in law and in this blog we highlight relevant information on FreePint's Content, Community and Consulting.
My Favourite Tipples from a US Legal and Business SpecialistWednesday, 4th February 2015
My Favourite Tipples are shared by Candace Cathey, an experienced information professional and a MLS graduate from the University of North Texas Law Librarianship and Legal Informatics Program. She shares her favourite online resources in areas from crowdsourcing to venture capital and legal developments.
Reports by Candace Cathey:
Product Review of Linex SystemsWednesday, 3rd June 2015
In-depth product review of Linex Systems, a one-stop, current awareness management tool for the legal, business and academic sector that aggregates, researches and delivers information and content. It monitors sources such as legal databases and top news sources. It can be tailored to outcomes or...
Product Review of SolcaraWednesday, 13th May 2015
Product review of cloud-based legal search application Solcara by Thomson Reuters Legal UK and Ireland. The federated search and knowledge management resource allows you to interrogate internal databases and external legal information using one search platform. This product is aimed at lawyers...
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