LexisNexis is now adding Law360 articles to their Communities Portal. I’m not seeing all of the articles from Law360 (nothing IP related, for example), just those related to corporate law, but I’m sure the rest will follow soon.
“LexisNexis® Legal & Professional (www.lexisnexis.com), a leading provider of content and technology solutions, today announced that a large selection of its legal eBooks are now available in the Amazon® Kindle® Store. Additionally, LexisNexis® eBooks on Kindle or through Kindle reading apps are also accessible through the recently launched LexisNexis® Digital Library solution. “As legal professionals and law students steadily embrace and use eBooks, our strategy is to provide them a wide diversity of options rather than forcing them into one format, one reader type or one application,” said Bob Romeo, CEO of Research and Litigation Solutions at LexisNexis Legal & Professional. “Offering LexisNexis eBooks via the Kindle store and reading applications is an important new component of that approach, and we are pleased to offer our collection on one of the world’s leading eBook shops.”
Lexis Practice Advisor Adds California Module Addressing Jurisdiction-specific Transactional Matters
“LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, today announced it has added the first jurisdictional module – California – to its Web-based practical guidance offering, Lexis® Practice Advisor. The new module provides California attorneys and those serving California-based clients with easy access to jurisdiction-specific practical guidance, checklists, model documents and legal analysis to help them handle transactional matters efficiently and with more confidence. The California module contains original content written and edited by leading attorneys currently in practice in California, capturing the most relevant legal information, analysis and trends in the state.”
via Press Release
“LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, today announced its next generation legal research solution Lexis Advance™ has dramatically expanded its content and functionality, giving legal professionals superior tools and insights to optimize their research strategy and achieve the most relevant results faster. The new release provides more intuitive and customizable browse-functionality and enhanced mobile access, and also integrates with LexisNexis® Verdict & Settlement Analyzer and LexisNexis® eBooks, helping legal professionals research and analyze results all in one place.”
Business Wire – “LexisNexis ® Legal & Professional, ( www.lexisnexis.com) today announced an agreement with OverDrive ® ( www.overdrive.com), the leading global distributor of eBooks and other digital content to libraries and schools, to create the LexisNexis® Digital Library.LexisNexis Digital Library is an innovative new service that offers legal professionals access to the largest collection of authoritative legal eBook content on all major mobile devices and desktop platforms. It also enables organizations to share individual eBook titles among multiple users, purchase eBooks centrally and manage their library efficiently. With the service, organizations can significantly reduce the costs associated with storing, filing and distributing traditional print books.”
Press Release – “LexisNexis (www.lexisnexis.com) today announced that it has acquired Portfolio Media, the parent company of Law360® (www.Law360.com), an online provider of speedy and trusted legal news and analysis for business lawyers, primarily in the United States.”
AP – “Jerome Rubin, who helped bring to market the commercial online research database today known as LexisNexis and the display technology behind millions of Amazon Kindles and other e-readers, has died in New York. He was 86…. Rubin was trained as a physicist and attorney, but in the 1970s was hired by an Ohio-based company to make commercially viable what was then a novel product — a computer “search and retrieval system” or database of state case law.”
LexisNexis Unveils Next Generation of Intellectual Property Research Technology with New Semantic Search “Brain”
Press Release – “LexisNexis, a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, today announced the debut of an innovative new semantic search “brain” for its full complement of intellectual property (IP) research products.
The next-generation semantic search technology identifies the meaning of multiple concepts within a single search query to help users zero in on core concepts faster and make fewer revisions to their search queries.”
Courthouse News – “In dismissing a federal claim against British publishing giant Reed Elsevier, a federal judge said he was “troubled” by a state court order forcing lawyers to file electronically through Reed Elsevier’s American division Lexis Nexis, adding that the efile system and the accompanying fees imposed by the private publisher may not comply with Texas law.”
Legal Blog Watch – “Two major legal publishers announced initiatives this week to help laid-off lawyers keep their heads above water and make the transition to new jobs. Coincidentally or not, both West and LexisNexis announced their initiatives on the same day.”