AK State prisons getting LexisNexis access

KTUU – Anchorage,AK Reports Soon Alaska prison law libraries won’t have any books. The state Department of Corrections announced Tuesday that it has agreed to instead install computer terminals in all of Alaska’s 12 prisons and jails.

LexisNexis, a private computer research firm, worked with state DOC officials to create a new Internet-based legal research system. The first of its kind and scope, LexisNexis will give inmates the same access to the latest legal findings and research.