Archive for the ‘EBooks’ Category
Being a PLUS subscriber means you have the benefit of instantly receiving our new content. PLI is excited to announce that we’ve added 400 additional legal forms to Discover PLUS so you now have nearly 2,000 forms at your fingertips.
Based on the feedback we received, our customers need fast, up-to-date access to legal forms. You can search, download, customize, email, and print forms from 24 practice areas. PLI is committed to delivering critical and competitive value to our Discover PLUS customers, and as such, we will continue to add forms to Discover PLUS on a quarterly basis.
Stay tuned for upcoming updates!
If you have any questions or comments, please contact the PLI Library Help Desk:
In June 2013, PLI published the following Treatises, Supplements and Answer Books.
- Covered Bonds Handbook Release #3
- EPA Compliance & Enforcement Answer Book 2013 (New Title)
- Faber on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting Release #9
- Investment Adviser Regulation Release #3
- Post Grant Proceedings Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (New Title)
- Substantial Similarity in Copyright Law Release #10
- Trade Secrets: A Practitioner’s Guide Release #8
- Variable Annuities & Variable Life Insurance Regulation Release #1
If you are on standing order for any of these titles, these releases have already been shipped. If you would like to place an order, please email the Library Relations Help Desk or call 877-900-5291.
In just a couple of weeks, the Library Relations Team at Practising Law Institute will be in Seattle for The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting (July 13-16). This year, we are proud to be the recipient of AALL’s 2013 New Product of the Year Award for PLI’s eBook library, Discover PLUS.
We know everyone’s conference schedules get booked fast with all the interesting sessions and networking events going on, but we look forward to meeting you!
We’re exhibiting at booth #116 where we will be raffling off a Discover PLUS REI Wilderness Systems Pungo 120 Kayak and Paddle. Sign up at our booth or online for a chance to win! And come join us for a “Lunch & Learn” on Sunday, July 14th. Our Director of Library Relations, Alexa Robertson, will demo Discover PLUS and lunch is on us! Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll send you the location and more information.
See you in Seattle!
The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), the nation’s oldest organization for law librarians and related professionals, has awarded its 2013 New Product of the Year Award to PLI for our new eBook library Discover PLUS. AALL will present the award in Seattle during the conference next month.
The New Product of the Year Award honors new commercial information products that enhance or improve existing law library services or procedures, or innovative products that improve access to legal information, the legal research process, or procedures for technical processing of library materials.
Practising Law Institute’s Discover PLUS is a comprehensive eBook library, offering customers electronic access to PLI’s authoritative Treatises and Answer Books. In addition, Discover PLUS offers exclusive access to the organization’s Course Handbooks, Program Transcripts, and Legal Forms derived from its acclaimed seminars and publications. In developing Discover PLUS, PLI worked closely with law librarians, attorneys, and law students in order to create an intuitive, user-friendly platform that reflects the desires of the users themselves. This product was created by legal researchers to meet the needs of legal researchers; rather than just digitizing our books, PLI strove to truly optimize its print content for an online environment.
“It is truly an honor to win this award,” said Alexa Robertson, Director of Library Relations at PLI. “We had law librarians in mind as we developed our eBook library and worked with them every step of the way. We’re thrilled that Discover PLUS is a product AALL saw fit to recognize.”
For more information on Discover PLUS go to discover.pli.edu
PLI is excited to announce that we’ve added 410 new legal forms from our Course Handbooks to our eBook library, Discover PLUS!
Forms have been added from most of our practice areas, including Corporate & Securities law, Intellectual Property law, and Tax & Estate law. Forms on Discover PLUS are fully searchable, downloadable into Word or PDF, and can be customized to fit your needs.
Since Discover PLUS subscribers can choose to be IP authenticated, users can embed form links into their library or practice group pages. Or subscribers can share frequently accessed forms with colleagues by emailing permalinks, or attaching them as Word or PDF documents.
Based on the feedback and requests we’ve received from our customers, we’ve extracted 1,566 forms from our over 800 Treatises and Course Handbooks, and indexed them so that they’re easy to find in Discover PLUS.
Discover PLUS offers 12 different types of forms ranging from contracts to official forms to pleadings/motions. Each form includes a citation and is indexed with searchable keywords.
PLI will continue to add forms from our Course Handbooks to our forms library on Discover PLUS throughout the year on a quarterly basis. Stay tuned!
Questions? Please contact PLI’s Library Relations department at email@example.com or 877-900-5291.
Following any great product launch there will always be remaining items on the wish list. Since the successful launch of Discover PLUS, we’ve received many requests for access to PLI Course Handbooks published from 1984 – 2008. Adding this Course Handbook archive to Discover PLUS remains our top priority and should be available soon. In the interim, PLUS subscribers can send any requests for archival materials our way—please include the title, the year in which the book or chapter was published, and any other citation information—and we’ll do our best to obtain those for you ASAP.
Send archive requests to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 877-900-5291.
Today was the last stop on our Discover PLUS national tour. We wrapped things up in our home city, NYC, which has been through a lot these past few weeks. A big thanks to everyone who attended one of our lunches–we learned a lot and now have some amazing feedback on Discover PLUS, which we can’t wait to implement.
From November 1st, 2012 onwards, no PLI content will be available on Westlaw.
After a twenty-five year partnership with Westlaw, PLI content will no longer be accessible via the Thomson Reuters Westlaw site. PLI was unable to reach an agreement for ongoing distribution by Westlaw of PLI content, including both PLI Course Handbooks and PLI Treatises. Presently and in the future, you may continue to access all PLI Treatises on Bloomberg Law.
PLI continues to offer access to our Course Handbooks, Treatises, Answer Books, Legal Forms and Program Transcripts via the Discover PLUS eBook platform. Please feel free to contact your PLI account manager, Library Relations at libraryrelations@pliedu or (877) 900-5291 or Customer Service at (800) 260-4754 with any questions or concerns.
Atlanta and LA down, San Francisco, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, DC and New York to go! Discover PLUS keeps rolling on…
Here’s information for the upcoming Librarian Advisory Luncheons:
San Francisco, CA–Friday, October 12, 2012
Location: The Palace Hotel (Pacific Heights Room); 2 New Montgomery Street; San Francisco, CA 94105
Time: 12:30 PM
RSVP Date: October 5th, 2012
Chicago, IL–Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
Location: The Westin Chicago River North; 320 North Dearborn Street; Chicago, IL 60654
Time: 12:30 PM
RSVP Date: October 11, 2012
Houston, TX–Thursday, October 18, 2012
Location: Hyatt Regency Houston; 1200 Louisiana Street; Houston, TX 77002
Time: 12:30 PM
RSVP Date: October 12, 2012
Philadelphia, PA–Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
Location: The Westin Philadelphia; 99 South 17th Street; Philadelphia, PA 19103
Time: 12:30 PM
RSVP Date: TBA
Washington, DC–Thursday, October 25th, 2012
Location: Hotel Monaco; 700 F Street, NW; Washington, DC 20004
Time: 12:30 PM
RSVP Date: October 19, 2012
New York, NY–Thursday, November 1st, 2012
Location: Sheraton New York Hotel; 811 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019
RSVP Date: October 26, 2012
Don’t see your city on this list? Email us and let us know where you want PLUS to stop next!
Discover PLUS, PLI’s new eBook library, went live today! Discover PLUS is your source for our authoritative Answer Books, Course Handbooks, Treatises, Legal Forms, and Program Transcripts. What’s more, Discover PLUS includes tools to help you manage your research, such as folders and saved searches. And you can access our whole library for one flat, firm-wide price
Sound good? Check out our video introduction below. Contact PLI’s Library Relations Department (email@example.com; 877-900-5291) if you have any questions or you’d like to learn more.
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