A Survey of Electronic Research Alternatives to Lexis and Westlaw in Law Firms
Laura K. Justiss
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
July 21, 2010
Law Library Journal, Vol. 103, No. 1, p. 71, 2011
SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 62
Ms. Justiss conducted a survey of law firm librarians in 2010 that identified electronic research database alternatives to LexisNexis and Westlaw and ranked them by subscription frequency. The survey also generated information regarding suggested or mandated legal research policies in law firms for the use of alternatives to LexisNexis and Westlaw and examined their applicability to billable and nonbillable research. Lastly, it examined the prevalence in firms of flat-rate pricing agreements with LexisNexis and Westlaw.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 19Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: July 27, 2010 ; Last revised: February 28, 2011
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