Discover more ease-of-use features at LexisNexis® Digital Library (January 2014)

Does your organization use LexisNexis® Digital Library solutions? LexisNexis and OverDrive® have teamed up to offer a flexible, proven eBook lending solution that reduces the total cost of library ownership, extends library budgets, increases productivity and effectiveness, and opens access to the organization’s law library anywhere, anytime from any device. (See graphics in PDF)

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For LexisNexis Digital Library administrators:

The most requested enhancement for in-browser reading is here!

In addition to a cleaner, easier to-use interface, users can now copy/paste and print, including personal notes, directly from within OverDrive Read™. Plus find enhanced highlighting functions.

These display enhancements make it easier to find just what you need

    • Recently updated icons—See what titles have been updated during the last two weeks.
    • Complete practice area and jurisdiction views—View a collection listing by practice area, jurisdiction or featured titles.
    • Product detail pages enhanced—Get a consolidated view of authors; repositioned prior releases action button; consolidated prior releases list; find recommended titles; plus an expanded full-page cover view.
    • High-resolution images—These images mirror physical covers, including relevant spine information.

Here are more ease-of-use features for you and your patrons

    • Renewal button—Renew a title you’ve already checked out (as long as another user has not placed a hold on the title).
    • Search results enhancements—Search results are now returned in alpha order by default; classification filter drills down into results by practice area, jurisdiction or format; A – Z navigation display (when sorting by title/author).
    • Urgent request button—Patrons can notify the primary administrator of an urgent request for a title that is checked out.

Plus check out the expanded functionality for administrators

    • Add your own organizational content—Administrators can add content in ePub or PDF format. That includes authored content, organizational newsletters, training manuals, etc.
    • More detail on check-in reports—Check-in reports now display User ID and checkout volume number.
    • OverDrive APIs—Search, availability, metadata and checkout APIs for full ILS integrations. APIs allow ILS/LMS to communicate to your digital library site and allow users to view and check out titles from within the internal card catalog.
    • IP-configured format options—Disable media formats by IP address.