In December I offered readers the opportunity to respond to a survey on products and processes that they started/stopped in 2014 or planned to stop or start in 2015. This year readers were also given the chance to describe products or features they are waiting for vendors to provide.

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On Sunday,  July 22nd, I participated in the AALL program  on the Next Generation Of Legal Research Databases where co-panelists,  Jean Davis, Emily Marcum, Susan Nevelow Mart and Victoria Szymczak delivered the results of the survey we conducted regarding academic, law firm and government adoption of Lexis Advance, Westlaw Next and Bloomberg Law. A lively discussion was

Academic, Government/Court, Private Firm and Corporate law libraries are invited to participate in a survey about  their  organizations adoption of LexisAdvance,Westlaw Next and Bloomberg Law for the upcoming AALL program
The New Generation of Legal Research Databases
on July 22, 2012 in Boston.The Deadline for the survey has been extended to June

Bloomberg Law was just named AALL Product of the Year for 2012.
In an interesting competitive juxtaposition, it follows the 2011 Product of the Year award to ThomsonReuter’s for WestlawNext.  After years of development and some misfires, in 2011 Bloomberg Law launched a new platform which against all the odds put it into a competitive

Today, Bernstein Research. released a report: Reed Elsevier: Voices Calling for Asset Divestitures Should Grow Louder, and Perhaps Fall on Deaf Ears which includes some significant implications for the legal publishing marketplace. The report recommends that Reed Elsevier divest some units including LexisNexis and suggests by implication that Bloomberg Law is standing by and