Quotes from Legal Professionals
Cited by Legal Information Alert
(Sept. 2004) as one of the
20 Top Innovations and Services
the field of legal information
in the past ten years.
"This monumental resource is the product of rare expertise
and scholarship by a respected expert in the field of
legal literature...For those attorneys without the benefit
of the assistance of a professional law librarian, Svengalis'
book is a godsend."
- Donna Bausch in Law Practice Management
"Surely the most comprehensive, single-volume guide to legal
information resources available today."
- David Bachman in Law Books in Review
"I personally have not encountered the type of cost-conscious
analysis in any other publication of this type. I would
recommend this book to anyone who simply wishes to become
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- Jack Montgomery in Against the Grain
"The first serious attempt to provide lawyers with the information
they need to bring the costs of legal information under
control...I know of no other publication like it."
- Joe Stephens in the Oregon Bar Bulletin
"Svengalis has now written a book...which details all he knows--and
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- Fritz Snyder in Legal Information Alert
"The Guide provides not only cost-saving strategies in the
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- Julius Marke in the New York Law Journal
"This is a very accessible reference work which should be
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- Caroline Cornwell in the Rhode Island Bar Journal
"The author gives expert advice on saving costs while at
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specific information on how to do so."
- New York State Bar Journal
"All in all, this book provides lots of money-saving advice,
can help you or your law librarian assess the quality
of your existing collection, and might prove useful
if you want to add a practice area to your collection
and need guidance about obtaining the proper research
- Bottom Line Management
"...His book has already become popular with law librarians
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about legal publishing."
- Georgia Briscoe in The Colorado Lawyer
"You can't imagine how we revere your work on this incredible
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- Marcia R. Bell, Director, San Francisco Law Library
"I want to express my appreciation for your
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- Kevin Gerson, Director, UCLA Law Library