Oh No! Not MORE Amazon!

It looks like Amazon is getting into the peer-review business and they will even use AI to make sure the reviews are authentic.  Take a look.

The Other Side of the Coin?

Publishers Weekly has an interesting story about some big publishers and how 2017 treated them.  I admit I have never given much thought to how slow and/or flat sales might impact publishers.  Luckily someone can make me with just a blog post.

The Future of Legal Publishing

There was a very interesting post this week on Slaw, Canada’s online legal magazine. For a discussion on trends in legal and professional publishing see Robert McKay, The Future of Legal Publishing.

Margie Maes
AALL Vendor Liaison
mmaes@aall.org

Matthew Bender closing its doors

Albany-based legal publisher Matthew Bender announced Tuesday that it is closing its doors. The company’s owner, LexisNexis, will start layoffs at the 1275 Broadway office starting in mid-April and eventually shutter its offices by the end of 2014, eliminating 220 jobs, according to a noticed filed with the state Labor Department. Employees were notified on Tuesday.

See this article from the Albany Times-Union.

http://tinyurl.com/b5nqbng