CAIJ chooses Luxid® as Content Enrichment Platform to improve access to legal information through its JuriBistroTM search tools Suite
Montreal, Canada – July 17, 2012 – TEMIS, leading international provider of semantic content enrichment solutions, today announced it has signed a major license and services agreement with CAIJ, Quebec legal information access center.
Created in 2001 and one of the largest data providers of its kind in North America, CAIJ supplies members of Quebec’s Bar and Judiciary fast and efficient online access to legal information, saving time, effort and fees associated with legal research.
The largest legal information provider in Quebec, CAIJ serves 25,000 members and runs a network of 39 law libraries located in courts throughout the province. CAIJ also provides a range of online search tools – the JuriBistroTM Suite – for instantaneous access to more than one million digital resources in legislation, case law and legal literature.
In order to make its search solutions more effective and relevant for its professional user base, CAIJ has chosen to embed Luxid®, TEMIS semantic content enrichment platform, at the core of its information system.
Leveraging TEMIS’ Text Mining 360° Skill Cartridge® which automatically identifies named entities (people, locations, numbers, organizations, etc.) in a document, Luxid® Platform extracts numerical data from cases, making them available to users through CAIJ’s new search tool: JuriBistroTM eQuantum.
Judges, attorneys and other legal professionals using JuriBistroTM eQuantum can research, filter and navigate within search results according to relevant domain-specific criteria. JuriBistroTM eQuantum is a strategic legal decision-making tool used to discover a variety of relevant facts in a case, such as ages of people involved, financial compensation, years of marriage, years sentenced for a crime, etc.
“With TEMIS software, CAIJ will greatly increase the quality of service to our members”, said Richard Boivin, Executive Director of CAIJ. “Because of its experience in the legal domain, TEMIS will guide us into the world of knowledge management.”
“CAIJ ambitious plan will benefit from our renowned experience in information extraction for legal publishers”, adds Vincent Nibart, Sales Director, TEMIS Canada. “This new reference account confirms our technological advantage in terms of semantic enrichment of legal content as well as our commitment to the Canadian market.”
CAIJ is a network of 39 libraries serving members of the Bar and Judiciary of Quebec. CAIJ offers research and training services as well as a range of research tools accessible online through JuriBistroTM search tools Suite. CAIJ mission is to “make legal information available, with priority given to members of the Bar and Judiciary of Quebec, and to ensure that access is the same regardless of geographical location or work environment”. Every day, CAIJ strives to reduce the time, effort and cost of accessing legal information.