LexisNexis U.S., a provider of legal, news, and business information services, has announced a strategic alliance with Cognistar Corporation, a provider of continuing online legal and professional education. With this alliance, Cognistar and the LexisNexis Mealey Publications business unit will jointly distribute their respective programs through the LexisNexis Professional Development Center. This site brings together two sources for continuing legal education, in an effort to make it easier for legal professionals to find the courses they need, either through attendance at live conferences or through the convenience and flexibility of online courses.
Features and anticipated benefits of the alliance include: Watch, listen, or read options to match a user's learning style; Pause feature to ensure that interruptions will not interfere with learning; Printable, downloadable textbook with each course; Enhanced course exhibits; Keyword search capability within each course; Course tracking, allowing a user to stop and restart courses at will or return at another time or place; Notepad feature for compiling notes during an online course; Printable course completion certificates at the conclusion of each course; and AfterWords feature answers user questions and incorporates comments from the user community.
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