Acquisitions

  • Rising FTEs and Budgeting

    According to the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) the number of applicants and number of overall applications are up over 20% and 30% respectively. LSAC’s website is surprisingly transparent as it includes a publicly available graph charting the week to week total number of applications and total number of applicants. Additionally, users can easily compare… Continue reading

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  • More on the UC and Elsevier Split

    On February 28, the University of California (UC) announced that it would not be renewing its subscription with Elsevier. In its negotiations, UC was trying to ensure that research produced by its campuses would be freely available to researchers around the globe immediately. According to UC, Elsevier was proposing to charge UC authors large fees on… Continue reading


  • Elsevier’s acquisition of Bepress

    Did you miss the big news this past August? This is certainly going to be interesting for many librarians.  Elsevier has acquired bepress. Continue reading

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  • Intelligize to Lexis

    Last month Lexis announced their intention to acquire privately-held Intelligize, Inc.  This move will provide Lexis users additional tools for Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) research. In 2013, Lexis acquired Securities Mosaic and integrated it into the Lexis platform. The combination of Lexis Securities Mosaic and Intelligize will create a robust securities and M&A research… Continue reading


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