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Category: Databases and Subscription Resources


PLI Discover PLUS Trial Subscription

Practicing Law Institute (PLI) publications are created in support of their continuing legal education programs. Besides providing timely guidance to practitioners, they are a great source for finding out what is new and identifying developing areas and issues in law. Our users now have access to PLI Discover PLUS which includes the Practicing Law Institute’s …Read the Rest

New Westlaw Topics and Alerts Migrating Soon to WestlawNext

Two new topics in the key number system: Even if you don’t do topic and key number searches in Westlaw, the topic and key number system is underlying the functionality of the WestlawNext search engine. When the editors add new topics, it is evidence of the continuing evolution of the American legal system. The editors …Read the Rest

Summer Refresher 2013: Student Access to Bloomberg Law, Lexis, OSBA Casemaker, Westlaw

Here are the summer access policies for each of these CALR platforms for Case Western Reserve Law School Students: Bloomberg Law (B-LAW): No restrictions on use of your Bloomberg Law account during the rest of the summer. You may use it for academic purposes, summer externships, and for commercial fee-producing purposes. May graduates will have …Read the Rest

Lexis Advance IDs & Passwords Replace Lexis.com IDs & Passwords

We received the following reminder from our Lexis Account Executive this week: Lexis Advance IDs are now the only IDs you need to research with LexisNexis. All Law School lexis.com® IDs have been deactivated. If you have Alerts set up on Lexis.com, you need to set them up on Lexis Advance to continue receiving updates. …Read the Rest

Lexis login changes and interface enhancements

Lexis is giving law school users a big incentive to learn to use Lexis Advance this summer. By June 30th, the traditional Lexis.com logins and passwords will no longer work for law schools. Lexis.com will still exist, for now, but your Lexis Advance ID and password will become your login and password for the Lexis …Read the Rest

MOOCs and You

On April 29, 2013, the Cleveland Plain Dealer featured an article about Case Western Reserve University’s first free online MOOCs, or massive open online courses. The initial response has been impressive — more than 80,000 people from around the world have signed up for the two noncredit courses. Prof. Richard Boyatzis of the CWRU Weatherhead School …Read the Rest