American Legal can act as an information management
consultant, providing information, software, and electronic products to
make ordinances and other municipal documents easier to work with. The
electronic versions of your documents can be installed on your network
or on individual desktops. This allows you and your colleagues to search
for key words or to easily print specific sections of text. We can also
place your code and other documents on the Internet so citizens, contractors,
schools, and other interested parties can locate the information they
need as well.
As a Folio Publisher, we provide information
management and electronic publishing solutions that suit the particular
needs of state and local governments. Folio Views® is search-and-retrieval
software that offers instant access to your local government information.
American Legal Publishing currently provides Folio Views® information
management solutions to municipalities, counties, and state municipal
leagues across the country, including the Michigan Municipal League, the
Texas Municipal League, the Ohio Municipal League, the League of Wisconsin
Municipalities, and cities such as Albuquerque, Austin, Boston, Philadelphia,
and San Francisco.
American Legal can:
- Convert your code of ordinances, meeting minutes,
statutes, policy and procedure manuals, or other documents into Folio
- Train you to use Folio Views® information
- Provide Folio Views® consulting and project
How can Folio Views® benefit you?
- It makes your information manageable.
Folio Views® gives users complete control over information. It keeps
users in touch with the overall structure of the information they access.
It makes large volumes of information manageable and helps users find
answers fast - regardless of how large the document is.
- It makes information more valuable. Folio
Views® lets users do more than just browse - they can personalize
the information, using electronic highlighters, bookmarks and notes
to make the information even more valuable.
- It allows for easy, focused searching.
With Folio Views® you can search your entire code or focus your
search on individual chapters or titles. You can even search within
your highlighters and marginal notes. With this control, users find
the right answers quickly, instead of wandering through mountains of
- It makes your information accessible.
American Legal's Internet Service places your code of ordinances, meeting
minutes, policy manuals or other information on our web site. This cost-effective
solution is perfect if you do not have the time or the resources to
set up and maintain your own Internet server. All you need is a modem,
a phone line, and Internet access; we take care of the rest.
NOTE: Folio Views® runs only on Windows operating systems, and is not Macintosh compatible.