Lexum
Pierre-Paul
Lemyre

Why you Should Move Beyond PDF for your Technical Manuals

If you’re producing a reference document of some sort, whether it’s professional documentation, a product manual or collective agreements, you’re most likely making it available to your stakeholders in PDF format.You know you could do better, but you have stuck to PDF until now because a portion of your user base consistently tells you they […] Read more

Lexum
Lexum

Additional Content from Quebec on the CAIJ and CanLII Websites

Lexum is proud of its contribution to the processing and publishing of important databases in Quebec law that are now available on the websites of the CAIJ and CanLII. This collaboration between two important clients of Lexum dramatically increase online access to legal information in Quebec. The recently published databases on one or the other sites include: The annual Statutes of Québec since 1996 Federal Annual Statutes since 2001 A selection of decisions published between 1869 and 1969 in the Revue légale Decisions published between 1983 and 1996 in the Recueils de droit judiciaire (RDJ)... Read more

Lexum
Marc-André
Morissette

How Fast Is your Search Engine?

The search engine is at the heart of most information management systems as it is often the principal conduit by which users navigate to the information they are looking for. As a leading provider of information management systems, Lexum has spent a lot of time developing a search engine platform that it applies to all its products. Our search engine provides […] Read more

Jessica Zita
Jessica
Zita
Lexum
Frédéric
Pelletier

Posting Judgments that can be Listened to – Lexum’s Approach to WCAG Compliance

Web accessibility is about the capacity of Web content to be used by people with disabilities. It aims at lifting barriers that prevent disabled people from navigating the Web, understanding its content and contributing to it.For the visually impaired, this means that the semantics conveyed by the visual presentation of a document Read more

Lexum
Pierre-Paul
Lemyre

Why Labour Union should Adopt Electronic Collective Bargaining Agreements (e-CBA)

Over the last few months Lexum has been contacting labour unions and professional associations, discussing how its Qweri solution for text-heavy documents can improve the handling of their collective bargaining agreements (CBA). Labour union staff includes many power-users of legal information websites operated by Lexum, such as CanLII, but only recently did Lexum launch an […] Read more

Lexum
Frédéric
Pelletier

Making old cases new: the digitization of case law

Information that is born digital today tends to be accessible online and thus better preserved than 20 years ago, before the Web made it much easier. Prior to the Web’s revolution in information technology, content that was prepared electronically with word-processors was mostly preserved on paper and not digitally, the native files being overwritten with newer content in order to save memory space... Read more

Emma Elliott
Emma
Elliott

Legal aspects of accessibility and usability of online public services in Quebec and Canada

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10660-015-9186-3 This article discusses the legal requirements which must be taken into account in providing public online services to individuals with a low level of literacy. It will focus on two aspects: the accessibility and usability of these services. The authors propose a twofold theoretical analysis based on two issues raised by government objectives... Read more

Lexum
Lexum

Legal aspects of accessibility and usability of online public services in Quebec and Canada

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10660-015-9186-3 This article discusses the legal requirements which must be taken into account in providing public online services to individuals with a low level of literacy. It will focus on two aspects: the accessibility and usability of these services. The authors propose a twofold theoretical analysis based on two issues raised by government objectives... Read more

Lexum
Lexum

Thanks to CAIJ-CanLII Collaboration, almost 3000 Decisions from the Revue Légale now available online

The Centre d’accès à l’information juridique (CAIJ) has acquired 2 964 court decisions compiled in the Revue Légale by way of exclusive License from Wilson & Lafleur, including all decisions published from 1970 to 2012, along with a selection of important decisions published before 1970. These decisions were added to CAIJ’s jurisprudential corpus as well as to the Canadian Legal Information... Read more

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