Services

Consulting & Project Management

The seasoned information professionals of LAC Federal help government agencies and departments position and optimize their information resources more effectively.

Consulting & Project Management Services:

  • Staffing and workflow audits and analysis
  • Information resource audits
  • Salary surveys, skills assessments and workflow analysis
  • E-content analysis and negotiation
  • Acquisition management and administration
  • Digital asset management strategies and implementation
  • Strategic planning
  • Outsourcing benefit and analysis

Information and Asset Management

LAC Federal creates and implements solutions to organize and manage all information collections, physical and digital, regardless of their size or nature.

Information & Asset Management Services

  • Digital Asset Management (DAM) services
  • Library/Archives/Records Management 0perational strategies
  • Cataloging, metadata and indexing services in more than 25 languages
  • Digitization and scanning solutions
  • Photo and video archive monetization
  • Web content management services
  • Knowledge Management (KM) services
  • Research services

Digitization Services

LAC Federal offers premium asset digitization services, ensuring the appropriate metadata, caption information and tagging for discovery and retrieval.

  • Photographs
  • Videos & Film
  • Audio
  • Books, serials, journals or documents
  • Classified, Secret or Top-secret government documents
  • Records, documents and internal work product
  • Archival materials

We have experience with every pace and quantities exceeding 200 million assets per annum, with clients housing more than a billion assets. Tell us the media format you prefer, or let our experts guide you to the best option. We can digitize to any specification, quality or size.

Library Staffing Services

 

The library, research and information professionals of LAC Federal deliver the highest quality work, performed accurately and on time, whether the work is performed on site or remotely.

Staff Experience and Capabilities

  • Various Integrated Library Systems (ILS)
  • Asset & information management software.
  • Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)
  • Specialized databases
  • Latest cataloging standards such as AACR2, MARC21 and RDA

As a member in good standing of the Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO), it is crucial to provide cataloging librarians who have expertise and solid training in creating NACO headings and who can be authorized to contribute to the Name Heading database. We are confident in our ability to achieve 100% accuracy.

Research & Reference Services

Bibliographic Data:

Conversions
Original and copy cataloging
Reclassifications
Upgrading of records
Bar coding
Serials management

Digital Images, Videos and Assets:

Meta-tagging
Taxonomy development
Indexing and keyword assignment
Image& video cataloging (MARC, VRA Core and other formats)
Image captioning

Other Services:

Editing & proofing
Data entry
Photo editing, & editorial selection/organization
Cataloging for custom or unique systems

Managed Services

Since our inception in 1986, LAC Managed Services has been the leader in strategic information services outsourcing. With over sixty managed services relationships across the US currently under our care, we have the experience to manage any and all business needs. Our experts can help with corporate, legal, academic, government and public information centers.

With the myriad reasons for using managed services, we understand that your needs are unique. Whether you are looking to control costs, increase efficiency, or to just get a project completed quickly and efficiently, LAC Managed Services will provide the expertise, qualified staff and expert project management to:

Control Costs
Cost-cutting may not be the only reason to use a managed services firm, but it’s certainly a major factor.

Increase Efficiency
Our cost structure and economy of scale can give your organization an important competitive advantage. © 2011 LAC

Reduce Labor Costs
Using managed services lets you focus your human resources where you need them most.

Quick-start Projects
We have the resources to start a project right away. Handling the same project in-house might take weeks or months to hire the right people, train them, and provide the support and guidance needed for the team to achieve project deadlines and deliverables.

Focus on Your Core Business
By engaging LAC-Group to manage and staff your information and research functions, we enable you to focus on your core businesses while providing you with the needed level and amount of library, research and information support.

Level the Playing Field
Managed services can help small and medium sized firms act “big” by giving them access to the same economies of scale, efficiency, and expertise that large companies enjoy.

Reduce Risk
We assume and manage risk for you. Our decades of experience as a managed services firm gives us the knowledge necessary to best avoid risk in our areas of expertise.

LAC Managed Services offers:

  • Partial or full outsourced business units
  • Records management
  • Library and information services
  • Knowledge management, organization and dissemination
  • Research and content management
  • Virtual information services

Recruiting

LAC Group has successfully placed hundreds of candidates in the past 29 years in positions from the executive office to the library book stacks, including:

  • Executive search
  • Direct hire positions for all levels of staff
  • Temporary and contract assignments
  • Pay-rolling services
  • Outsourcing for short and extended terms

We draft job descriptions, conduct interviews and perform extensive candidate screening that includes background checks and testing. Our internal database is updated daily and contains over 25,000 qualified, pre-screened candidates. We regularly compile and update salary and other benchmarking data, evaluate skill sets and staffing levels and provide counsel on current job markets.