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MyOzmo Portal Offers News Feed

Ozmosys, Inc. has extended its online news delivery service with the introduction of MyOzmo Portal.

Available to individual attorneys, law firms, and legal departments, the service offers targeted news from sources that are not available through traditional newswires, says the New York City company.

MyOzmo Portal uses the Internet to harvest, aggregate and deliver news and information from regulatory sites, message boards, client sites and competitor's sites.

Subscribers also receive a daily e-mail with links to breaking news published during the previous day.

Information: Reader Response no. 383.

PackingLaw.com

Keller and Heckman L.L.P. has launched PackingLaw.com, a resource center for the packing industry and producers of goods to be packed and shipped, reports the llrx listserv.

The site provides industry news, answers to legal questions, and information on the Food Contact Notification Program.

Additional resources include a calendar of upcoming events related to packaging law, and links to federal regulatory sites, trade and industry periodicals, international sites, and industry associations.

Information: Reader Response no. 384.

Find&Print

West Group has released WestFind&Print, a document delivery option for Westlaw subscribers.

Users can now retrieve the full text, table of authorities and/or KeyCite results for up to 18 documents, and print, e-mail, or download them.A firm can also customize its own interface that alleviates the need for having to enter a Westlaw password to print documents.

Information: Reader Response no. 385.

LeMed Inc.

LeMed, Inc. has introduced its LEGAL MED WARE 2.1 WEB Links Edition.

The upgraded Windows software helps legal professionals access three medical research sites online:

* MD Consult helps visitors answer clinical questions and stay current with medical news.

* The Doe Report offers a library of medical demonstrative evidence cross-referenced with current medical research.

* Legal Nurse Consultants By State is a state-by-state index of consultants and experts suitable for reviewing cases and offering expert testimony.

Information: Reader Response no. 386.

Online Surveys

The American Bar Association Task Force on E-Commerce and Alternative Dispute Resolution has posted four online surveys at .

It is collecting information from consumers, e-businesses, and providers of online dispute resolution services. There is a survey for governmental entities, non-governmental organizations, and others.

Information: Reader Response no. 387.

Lexis Adds Salon.com

Lexis-Nexis Group has added content from Salon.com to its Lexis-Nexis information service. The Web-zine features interviews with literary, film and political figures, and more.

Information: Reader Response no. 388.

Legal Writing

Legal Writing Success, originally targeted to law students, now also provides legal research, writing, rewriting and editing services directly to lawyers, law firms, and legal departments.

Information: Reader Response no. 390.

InfoBistro.com

Sirsi Corp. is enhancing its e-library infobistro.com, due to a new alliance. Syndetic Solutions Inc. is providing 150,000 additional cover images and 140,000 annotations for academic titles. It will also supply approximately 10,000 book excerpts selected from the approximately 100 new titles each week that receive featured reviews in major sources such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Economist, U.S.A. Today, and C-SPAN.

Information: Reader Response no. 391.

Sirsi Web Accessibility for People with Disabilities, from CMP Books, explains how to comply with federal mandates of Section 508 of the federal government's Rehabili-tation Act. The act requires that electronic and information technology developed, procured, maintained, or used by federal agencies is accessible to federal employees and members of the public with disabilities by June 21, 2001.

Information: Reader Response no. 398.

QUICK TAKES

Information Today Inc. has published Creating Web-Accessible Databases: Case Studies for Libraries, Museums, and Other Non-Profits. It explores the challenges faced by non-profit institutions transforming databases into searchable Web resources.

Information: Reader Response no. 392.

Mangomind, from Mangosoft Inc., is a multi-user Internet file-sharing device that integrates into Windows. It helps users work with cached files while offline, and synchronize files when reconnected.

Information: Reader Response no. 393.

Electronic Software Publishing Corp. says LinkScan 8.0 offers an enhanced Windows graphical user interface, increased support for sites using SSL security.

Information: Reader Response no. 394.

CourtLink Corp. has announced that Colorado's Denver County Probate Court and Weld County Water Court, Division One, are now using its e-filing service.

Information: Reader Response no. 395.

Winshare has released Best Price PRO 1.42, that automates comparison shopping online by searching up to 16 shopping sites simultaneously.

Information: Reader Response no. 396.

Axonet Inc. is shipping BizConductor 4.0, a Web-based e-business process automation system that helps manage documents, including time cards, expense reports, etc. The secure system also can process e-forms with electronic signatures.

Information: Reader Response no. 397.

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