Archive for the ‘lexis/westlaw’ Category

  • Non-Legal Research

    Westlaw, Lexis and Bloomberg all have some non-legal resources (including news, business and people finding tools), but sometimes you need more than that. Lemieux Library, SU’s undergraduate library, subscribes to a number of useful databases. Look through the list by subject area to find multiple resources for your research. Read more...
  • Legal Research Online

    Law students tend to think of Westlaw and Lexis as the only sources for online legal research. However, these are just two of the many useful databases the Library provides. Check the Library’s list of databases for other useful options including BloombergLaw, Hein Online, and Proquest Congressional. Read more...
  • How Much Does that Westlaw Search Cost?

    Thinking about the cost of living outside of law school? WestlawNext offers an easy way to have a look at some of the pricing for various research services. From the WestlawNext start page, click on Tools and select Subscriber Pricing Guide. There you will see that if you have transactional subscription and the 50 State […] Read more...
  • WestlawNext – How to Find What You Want

    We all have done those initial searches on WestlawNext that provide lots and lots of results.  Rather than start over, there are a couple of ways to tailor your results.  You can search for specific terms or select filters for your search. One way to narrow WestlawNext results is by searching within the result—type the […] Read more...
  • How to Find Expert Witnesses on Westlaw

    Westlaw has several directories for finding expert witnesses. Click on the Directory link at the top of the main Westlaw search page. Scroll down to the Directories Reference heading and then choose Expert Witness Directories. Read more...
  • Westlaw help-Resolving printing or downloading issues

    Have you ever used Westlaw, clicked on the link “View Westlaw Reporter Image (pdf)” (which should give you a digital image of the original document) and had the screen flash but nothing happened?  A call to the Westlaw representative (from link on Westlaw homepage), revealed that Westlaw users frequently encounter problems with viewing, downloading or […] Read more...
  • Register for Summer Access to Lexis and Westlaw

    Are you taking a summer course or doing research for a professor and need access to Lexis and Westlaw?  Make sure you register for summer access.  If you qualify, you can extend your Lexis and Westlaw access. For Lexis: Students must register for summer access by June 1st, 2010.  To do so, you can sign […] Read more...
  • Upcoming Lexis Trainings

    Feb 25 – Shepard’s – 12pm in C5 Feb 26 – Shepard’s – 12pm in 109 Mar 8 – IP/Copyright/Trademark/Patent Research – 12pm in C7 and then again at 1pm in C7 Read more...
  • Lexis Trainings Scheduled

    Introduction to Lexis Trainings will be held this week. Tuesday, 1/26 – 12pm in C3 Tuesday, 1/26 – 1pm in C3 Thursday, 1/28 – 1pm in Courtroom Please contact Aaron Meyers, Account Executive – Law Schools, for more information. Read more...
  • Gain an edge in networking and job searching with LexisNexis

    In conjunction with Seattle University’s Center for Professional Development, there will be two Lexis trainings next week introducing students to searches and sources available on LexisNexis to help gain an edge in networking and job searching. These classes will cover: How to target both SU Law alumni as well as undergraduate alumni Using the News […] Read more...