EBSCO Publishing Releases Authoritative Source for Information on Law — Legal Source™

~ Full-Text Coverage of the World's Most Respected Scholarly Law Journals ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — November 15, 2012 —EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has expanded its collection of legal resources with the release of Legal Source.  Developed from a merger of high-quality databases from EBSCO Publishing and H.W. Wilson, Legal Source provides full-text coverage of the world’s most respected scholarly journals making it a valuable resource for attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, paralegals and others involved with the law.

Legal Source consists of more than 870 full-text journals and 2.5 million records including book reviews and case citations. The database is a combination of all the records in Wilson’s Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Retrospective: 1908-1981, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books and EBSCO’s Legal Collection and includes many unique sources that were never previously available.

Centered on the discipline of law and legal topics, Legal Source provides information in the areas of criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical law, labor & human resource law, ethics and the environment.

EBSCO and H.W. Wilson merged in 2011 in what was viewed by the companies as an ideal match. The acquisition led directly to heightening the value and quality of EBSCO and Wilson resources as well as the creation of a line of source products, including Legal Source. EBSCO recently released additional source products focusing on specific subject matter including Education Source, Applied Science and Technology Source, Library & Information Science Source and Humanities Source.

About EBSCO Publishing

EBSCO Publishing is the producer of EBSCOhost®, the world’s premier for-fee online research service, including full-text databases, subject indexes, point-of-care medical reference, historical digital archives, and e-books. The company provides more than 350 databases and more than 325,000 e-books. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals and magazines from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). EBSCO is also the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service(EDS), which provides each institution with a fast, single search box for its entire collection, offering deeper indexing and more full-text searching of journals and magazines than any other discovery service (www.ebscohost.com/discovery). For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at: www.ebscohost.com, or contact: information@ebscohost.com. EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.


For more information, please contact:

Kathleen McEvoy
Public Relations Director
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594

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