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Information on summer access to Lexis, Bloomberg Law, and Westlaw for students who are NOT graduating in May: Lexis has no restrictions on use over the summer, and you do not have to do anything to extend your password. Bloomberg Law has no restrictions on use over the summer, and you do not have to […]

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This summer Lexis will allow full access for any use–academic research, internships and externships, even your job. In addition, Lexis will allow May 2013 graduates to have full access to Lexis Advance through August 1. Lexis summer access is automatic–you don’t have to do anything to extend your password. Bloomberg Law allows access for any use, […]

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WestlawNext, Westlaw legal research platform, released an app for Android devices. WestlawNext app for iOS systems has been around for some time and is finally joined by an app for Android mobile devices as well. Read more information about WestlawNext for mobile devices. For more information about the app for iOS devices, click here, and […]

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In order to have access to Westlaw and Lexis during the summer take a minute to extend your passwords. If you neglect to do this your access will be limited to 2 hours a month during June and July. For Westlaw summer access click here. There are separate links for current and graduating students. Current […]

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WestlawNext has a “copy with reference” feature that allows you to highlight text and copy it with the citation.  The trick to using this effectively is to set your preferences first.  The Preferences option is always on the lower left side of the screen.  Click on Preferences, then the Citation tab For state cases, the […]

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The editors at West have produced a short (6 minute) video on the creation of West headnotes.  They demonstrate the entire process, from receiving an opinion from the court and initially loading the case to Westlaw, to the assignment of West topics and key numbers and the writing of the headnote summaries.  The creation of headnotes […]

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In order to have access to Westlaw and Lexis during the summer take a minute and extend your passwords.  If you neglect to do this your access will be limited to 2 hours a month during June and July. For Westlaw summer access click here.  There are separate links for current and graduating students.  Current […]

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Summer is approaching, so don’t forget to register your Lexis and Westlaw passwords for summer access. LexisNexis Summer Access Students may register for LexisNexis Summer Access by requesting access to LexisNexis using their Law School Educational ID from June 1 to August 1, 2010 for academic purposes. Academic purposes include, but are not limited to: […]

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The WestlawNext site has some informative user guides and brochures, including a chart that compares features of the current Westlaw and WestlawNext. I was interested to read their comments about the use of The Bluebook citation format in WestlawNext. In one of the brochures, they talk about having Copy and paste with citation, including Bluebook. […]

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Westlaw Next was introduced at Legaltech NY on Monday by Thomson/Reuters. They went all out–full page ad in the N.Y. Times, serving coffee right on the corner in front of the Hilton, a flashy multimedia presentation called the Westlaw Experience that didn’t impart a lot of information but supplied employment for several classical musicians, and […]

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