Thursday, 27 September 2007

More law database news

Advanced Technology Systems Corp. and Claraview, a company "focused on business intelligence and data warehousing", announced that the Law Library of Congress has contracted with them to host, maintain and enhance and a supporting distance learning program. Currently available in 13 languages, ATSC will add Hebrew and simplified Chinese language support for in the first contract year. The Global Legal Information Network is a public database of official texts of laws, regulations, judicial decisions, and other complementary legal sources contributed by governmental agencies and international organizations. The GLIN database contains nearly 150,000 laws and supplementary legal material from 47 nations and multi-national jurisdictions is accessible in 13 languages and viewed by users in over 100 countries around the world. Since January 2007 traffic to the website has increased by 70%.

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