Law Librarian Survey 2010 - Print and Electronic Resources

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In an increasingly crowded market, legal research vendors vie for librarians' dollars.

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In the past year, has your number of electronic resources:
Increased 65%      
Decreased 12%      
Stayed the same 23%      
Do you anticipate moving toward a single-vendor approach for electronic research within the next five years?
Yes 35%      
No 65%      
If yes, which vendor are you leaning toward?
  2010 2009    
LexisNexis 30% 31%    
Westlaw 70% 69%    
What integrated library system (ILS) does your firm use?
EOS 36%      
Sydney Plus 18%      
InMagic 10%      
Softlink 10%      
Horizon 8%      
Innovation Interfaces 4%      
Camelot 4%      
In-house 4%      
Sirsi 3%      
Other 3%      
Do you have any Bloomberg Professional terminals?
  2010 2009    
Yes 35% 36%    
No 65% 64%    
How many do you have?
Average 2.03      
Have you, or do you plan to subscribe to Bloomberg Law in 2010?
Yes 24%      
No 76%      
What percentage of online charges paid to LexisNexis and Westlaw does the firm recover from clients?
  2010 2009    
40% or less 15% 15%    
41 to 60% 28% 28%    
61 to 80% 39% 36%    
81 to 100% 15% 15%    
Not applicable 3% 6%    
How does online cost recovery compare for LexisNexis and Westlaw usage at your firm?
  2010 2009    
LexisNexis recovery is better. 4% 16%    
Westlaw recovery is better. 50% 46%    
They are about the same. 44% 34%    
We don't recover online charges. 1% 4%    
Do you, or do you plan to, subscribe to WestlawNext in 2010?
Yes 18%      
No 82%      
Do you still subscribe to:
Regional reporters 18%      
Federal reporters 31%      
Federal supplements 29%      
State reporters 58%      
Others 36%      
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