Reed Elsevier NV is a provider of information solutions. The Company operates in four market segments: Scientific, Technical & Medical; Risk & Business Information; Legal, and Exhibitions. It operates in North America and Europe. Its products and services comprise intellectual property content delivered through various media, including online, journals and books. The Scientific, Technical & Medical segment provides information and tools to help customers in scientific and healthcare outcomes. The Risk & Business Information segment provides data and analytics that enable customers to evaluate and manage risk. The Legal segment is a provider of legal, regulatory and news and business information and analysis to law firm, corporate, Government and academic customers. The Exhibitions segment consists of Reed Exhibitions, which is an exhibitions business.