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About Gary P. Rodrigues

Gary P. Rodrigues is a publishing industry consultant, advising both private sector and government, and a columnist for slaw.ca, Canada's online legal magazine. He has had extensive experience at the senior executive level at LexisNexis Canada, a division of Reed Elsevier, and at Carswell, a Thomson Reuters Company. Reid Elsevier and Thomson Reuters are the two global leaders in providing legal, tax and financial information to legal and business professionals.

Gary has also played a leading role in the publishing industry at large, first as President of the Canadian Publishers Council, the trade for multi-national publishers in Canada, and then as the Co- Chair of The Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright), the collective mandated to licence the intellectual property rights of creators and publishers.

Gary's professional formation was as a lawyer. He is a graduate in History and Law of the University of Western Ontario and a member of the Ontario Bar. His interest in human rights led to his involvement in monitoring elections in war-torn countries such as Namibia and Bosnia as part of the international efforts to establish democratic governments in these countries.

Posts by Gary P. Rodrigues

Four Choice Titles From the Osgoode Society

The Naming Tradition in Legal Publishing

Publishing Becomes an Academic Discipline

The Murky Waters of Case Law Databases

More on Surviving Legal Publishing

The New Juris Classeur Quebec

Butterworths at 100, Aye?

Lawyers – Leaders to Be Proud Of

Reality Check

How CALL Saved the Canadian Abridgment

Code vs Code

CALL and the Index to Canadian Legal Literature

The Canadian Encyclopedic Digests

Gowns and Common Sense in UK Courts

Halsburys Laws of Canada

Ipad Toting Librarians May Be on the Way

Authors and Acquisitions

CR + CCC = CRCC?