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LexisNexis UK Launches eBooks

LexisNexis eBooks offer Professionals Reference and Research on the Move

LONDON, 23 November 2010 - LexisNexis UK (www.lexisnexis.co.uk), a leading provider of legal, tax and business information and content-enabled workflow solutions, today announced the launch of 13 distinguished texts in eBook format. The initial titles include tax and employment law volumes from Butterworths, Tolleys, and Whillans. Complementing both print and online services, LexisNexis eBooks are available individually, as well as in hardcopy plus eBook sets.


 

The launch comes as an independent survey of lawyers titled 'Are Lawyers Early Adopters?' reveals that more than three in four lawyers (77 percent) favour digital resources, such as eBooks and online research services, as an addition to their traditional paper-based law libraries.

Available on the LexisNexis UK eBooks website for download from anywhere in the world, LexisNexis eBooks bring unique benefits, aiding efficient and accurate research. Users can tailor their eBook to their individual needs by highlighting, annotating and bookmarking key segments. Annotations can be synchronised between devices, e.g., between a PC and a smart phone, making for easier retrieval of information while on the go. Readers can navigate their eBook by contents, index, hyperlinks, and keyword search.

LexisNexis is making eBooks available in the standard epub format, which allows compatibility with a wide range of eReader applications and devices including PCs, Macs, dedicated eReader devices, tablets, and smart phones. Once downloaded, LexisNexis eBooks can be accessed without an internet connection.

Titles currently available as eBooks:

- Tolley's Tax Cases 2010
- Electronic Evidence (2nd Edition)
- Tolley's VAT Cases 2010
- Tax Office Directory 2010 (2nd Edition)
- Tolley's Employment Handbook (24th Edition)
- Whillans's Worldwide Taxes 2010-2011
- Tolley's Company Law Handbook (18th Edition)
- Butterworth's Employment Law Handbook (18th Edition)
- Tolley's Capital Gains Tax 2010-11
- Tolley's Corporation Tax 2010-11
- Tolley's Income Tax 2010-11
- Tolley's Inheritance Tax 2010-11
- Tolley's Tax Guide 2010-11

Cara Annett, Publisher and project lead for eBooks, LexisNexis UK said: "eBooks offer advantages for lawyers and tax professionals on the move. Users can avoid carting heavy texts to meetings or turning up with the wrong volume by saving their core reference resources on an iPad, laptop or smart phone, with all their favourite parts bookmarked and highlighted. We think eBooks complement the printed book and our online research service; this is why we offer eBooks at a discount for existing subscribers."


About LexisNexis
LexisNexis® is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. A member of Reed Elsevier [NYSE: ENL; NYSE: RUK], LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with 15,000 employees worldwide.

In the UK, LexisNexis online services include LexisLibrary - named Online Product of the Year at the Legal Technology Awards - and Nexis® the single most powerful global news & business information service. The company has over 1,000 employees in the UK.

Media Contact
Sarah Gill
PR Manager
LexisNexis
T: 0207 400 2874
sarah.gill@lexisnexis.co.uk 

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