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Evaluating Alternatives to Lexis & Westlaw - Handout

Evaluating Alternatives to Lexis & Westlaw - Handout

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Handout for LLSDC Education Committee program focused on evaluating low-cost alternatives to Lexis and Westlaw, including discussions for implementation strategies.
Handout for LLSDC Education Committee program focused on evaluating low-cost alternatives to Lexis and Westlaw, including discussions for implementation strategies.

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Published by: R. Skalbeck on Dec 17, 2009
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