If you’re looking for a little light weekend reading Thomson Reuters and Bloomsbury Publishing have today (20 November) signed an agreement that will see a selection of Bloomsbury’s legal print titles distributed as eBooks through Thomson Reuters ProView.
Under the agreement, Thomson Reuters will distribute ten legal titles from the Bloomsbury Professional range. The titles topics and practice areas such as financial services, tax and Irish land law through to the Scottish legal system, sexual offences and sports law.
Thomson Reuters ProView, which was launched in 2011 is specifically built for professional use, with advanced features such as full-text search, secured notes, highlights and colour-coded tags, as well as content updating.
It is available as a free app and allows readers to carry a whole library of texts on their mobile device, leading to significant interest among litigators and the judiciary.
ProView is used by the Criminal Prosecution Service to refer to Archbold in the courtroom. Other ProView customers including BPP Law School. Last year Thomson Reuters released ProView version 1.8, which includes the ability to create and share PDFs.
“We are extremely pleased to reach an agreement with Thomson Reuters that will enable us to provide a number of our flagship titles in ProView format for the first time,” said Martin Casimir, managing director at Bloomsbury Professional. “The functionality and features of the ProView eReader impressed us enormously and it quickly became clear this was the right platform to choose for our professional customers.”
The full list of titles from Bloomsbury Professional includes: Law of Torts; Financial Services Investigations and Enforcement; EMI Share Options; Financial Services Law Guide; Accounting Principles for Tax Purposes; Fraud – A Practitioner’s Guide; Irish Land Law; The Scottish Legal System; Richardson and Clark: Sexual Offences a Practitioners Guide; and Sports Law and Practice.
Thomson Reuters ProView is available for iPad users at the Appleâ App Storesm, Android tablet users at Google Play and the Amazon Appstore for Android, and for Windows and Mac users at www.legal-solutions.co.uk/proview