I got this email today. I think this is evidence of the effect that all of the other premium and free legal reserch platforms are stressing the marketplace. While this might be good for consumers, they must be savvy enough to understand what they gain and lose from each choice. One big viariable is access to premium secondary sources. If you need treatise materials in your area of practice and you move to a service with just primary sources, what is your research plan?
OK you WestlawNext junkies, take a look at what has been added this summer to Lexis Advance. Its verywise to master both Next and Advance as you don't know what you will be using when you graduate. Also, the Commando Legal Research IP students need to know that unique IP content such as Chisum on Patents is only on Lexis. Our friends at Lexis share as follows:
· American Jurisprudence 2d and additional State Jurisprudences
In addition to legal books the UNH Law Library also contains resources on other topics such as social media, teaching with technology and more. Check out this bibliography of social media resources in our collection.
The law library has a cart of free books for students! Textbooks (both old and new editions), study guides, and misc. material are all sitting on a cart waiting to be adopted. Please stop by and take a few. The cart is located on the main floor by the circulation desk.
Jon Cavicchi and Nancy Lee from Thomson/Derwent teach global patent sources and how that information is delivered to patent professionals in the World Patent Index (DWPI). Description from our friends at Thomson:
Mobile technology is changing the face of legal research. In this new article, Houston-based attorney Tim Johnson and Jeff Richardson, author of "iPhone J.D., Lawyers Using iPhones and iPads," discuss how mobile technology—particularly the WestlawNext iPad app—helps legal professionals improve responsiveness and client service anytime, anywhere. Read the full article on the WestlawNext Resource Center.