LexisNexis Launches “Social Media Visibility”

Online provider of legal research, news and other content LexisNexis, has launched a new service: LexisNexis Social Media Visibility.

According to the press release here, the new service enables solo practitioners and lawyers at smaller law firms to establish a solid, comprehensive, and manageable social media presence.

LexisNexis Social Media Visibility includes creation of an exclusive blog page as well as guidance and assistance in crafting profiles and in generating and posting appropriate content on major social media websites, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Cross-posted on Law Library Blog.

U.S. Educ. & Justice Depts. “Dear Colleague” Letter re: Electronic Book Readers

The United States Departments of Education and Justice have jointly published a “Dear Colleague” letter in response to use by certain colleges and universities of Kindle electronic book readers.

See the Education Department’s press release:

Departments of Education and Justice Announce Continuing Commitment to Accessible Technology for All Students (June 29, 2010)

And see Civil Rights: Disability Discrimination for information about the rights of students with disabilities under U.S. law.