LexisNexis Moves Into the Public Library Market

From InfoToday.com: In what has to be viewed as a surprisingly low-key launch for a product in a brand new market, LexisNexis (www.lexisnexis.com ) rather quietly announced its new Library Express service. This is the company’s first product for public libraries (full article).

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