Digital Membership

With a free ALM digital membership, you get access to ALM’s award-winning journalism that allows professionals to discover, connect and compete in highly complex industries. You will have access to business critical news coverage across the Consulting, Finance, Insurance, Legal and Real Estate markets, as well as 5 free articles every 30 days from our reserved subscription content*.

You can also get a trial at no obligation to China Law & Practice of 2 weeks to its premium content. After the trial, your trial will stop unless you take out a subscription before the end of the trial**.

In addition, you’ll also receive discounts on ALM products and services, and complimentary access to any and all 100+ digital newsletters.

*some premium content excluded
**free trial subscription

Free Access
BenefitsPro.com
Consulting Magazine
Corporate Counsel
Credit Union Times
GlobeSt.com
InsideCounsel
International.law.com
Legaltech News
PropertyCasualty360.com
Think Advisor
Treasury and Risk

Subscription Sites (five articles every 30 days)
The American Lawyer
The Asian Lawyer
Connecticut Law Tribune
Daily Business Review
Daily Report
Delaware Law Weekly
Law.com
Law Journal Newsletter
The Legal Intelligencer
Legal Week
National Law Journal
New Jersey Law Journal
New York Law Journal
The Recorder
Texas Lawyer

Premium sites (paid subscription required)
Delaware Business Court Insider
Litigation Daily
Supreme Court Brief

Premium Site (2-week trial site)
China Law and Practice

Frequently Asked Questions:
What is the ALM digital membership?
How do I access custom alerts?
What brands are included in my digital membership?
Why do I only get 5 articles free each month?
Why can I read some articles, but not others?
Can I access the entire ALM archive of content with my digital membership?
How does this affect me as a site licensee?
If I share an article on a social media site, can my friends and colleagues access it?
How do I subscribe to and/or manage my digital newsletters?
How do I change my address for my print subscription?
What will I get with my trial**?
How long will it take to set up my trial**?
Am I eligible for a trial**?
Am I obliged to subscribe once my trial has ended**?

What is the ALM digital membership?
Digital membership offers you access to more content than ever before, from across the entire ALM network of national and regional brands. Digital membership offers:
• Online access to award-winning journalism across the entire ALM network
• 5 free sample views to our subscription sites
• Custom search alerts (legal sites only)
Your choice of subscriptions to 100+ complimentary digital newsletters

Trial Subscriptions
A trial subscription offers you access to all the content on Chinalawandpractice.com and the latest available print copy of China Law & Practice. You’ll also have a choice of tailored email newsletters**.

How do I access custom alerts?
Search for content by search term, practice area, topic, or author type. After you search, you’ll see a button on the top right saying “Save this search as an alert.”

Why do I only get 5 articles free each month?
Digital membership gives you the opportunity to sample content across the ALM network of national and regional brands so you can make an informed decision before becoming a paid subscriber.
If you’re a regular reader, we hope you’ll consider becoming a paid subscriber – you’ll get full access to all the content to any given brand, including articles, interactive charts, survey results and more – anytime, anywhere.

Why can I read some articles, but not others?
Some articles and content are reserved exclusively for paid subscribers. Digital memberships offer you the opportunity to sample content from a given brand so you can make an informed decision to become a paid subscriber. Becoming a paid subscriber will allow you to access all content from a given brand.

Can I access the entire ALM archive of content with my digital membership?
Most content is available to sample from our archive, but access to legal news older than six months is available exclusively through our partner, Lexis Nexis.

How does this affect me as a site licensee?
Your current site license subscriptions include digital membership. Site licensees will need to set up individual logins to sample content across ALM brands for which you do not have a site license subscription.

If I share an article on a social media site, can my friends and colleagues access it?
Yes. We encourage links from Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and other social media. When you click through a link shared on a social media site, that article can be viewed without creating or logging in to your digital membership.

How do I subscribe to and/or manage my digital newsletters?
After you create your digital membership, click on “My Account” at the top right corner of the site. Click on the “Email Preferences” tab. In this tab, you can choose to subscribe to more than 100+ digital newsletters across all ALM brands.

How do I change my address for my print subscription?
Contact Customer Care at 877-256-2472 or at customercare@alm.com to change your print subscription.

If I go back and read an article I’ve already read, will that count toward my monthly limit?
If you view an article you have already read in the current 30-day period, it will not count again toward your limit of 5 articles in a 30-day period.

Can I still access the Legal Dictionary for free?
Yes. Unlimited access to the Legal Dictionary is free.

What will I get with my trial**?
A trial to Print & Online gives you 2 weeks of access to all content on Chinalawandpractice.com and the latest available print copy of China Law & Practice. You can take a free trial at no obligation and see for yourself what’s on offer – all you need to do is sign up.

How long will it take to set up my trial**?
For Chinalawandpractice.com trial, you’ll be set up as soon as you have completed the registration form found here. You’ll also be sent a confirmation email with useful information about your trial.

Am I eligible for a trial**?
In the vast majority of cases you will have no problem registering for at trial. However, if you have previously taken a trial then we do not provide multiple trials. Similarly, in return for trial access to our content, we require a legitmate work email address rather than ‘free’ mail accounts such as Hotmail, Gmail etc, We also reserve the right to block access both at the start, or throughout the trial period if we deem it necessary.

Am I obliged to subscribe once my trial has ended**?
Not at all – there’s no obligation to subscribe once your trial has ended. However, you’ll no longer be able to read our content unless you do, you won’t be able to take another free trial.