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Category: Databases and Subscription Resources

LexisNexis® Scheduled Maintenance: Saturday 11/23/13 – Sunday 11/24/13

In case you were planning on doing last minute research this weekend for seminar papers or course work, LexisNexis® announced this scheduled downtime: LexisNexis® periodically releases product enhancements. System maintenance is scheduled from Saturday 11/23 12:01 a.m. to Sunday 11/24 10:00 p.m. EST, and Lexis Advance® may be unavailable during that time. We apologize for …Read the Rest

Copy with Citation Reference Features on Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance & WestlawNext

Users of computer-assisted legal research (CALR) services may be unaware that they can use the copy with reference feature of the primary CALR systems to automatically acquire the pinpoint citation of the text they are copying and pasting from a document. There are obvious time saving advantages to these features, especially when they offer the …Read the Rest

Table of Authorities Feature is Finally Available on WestlawNext

Kudos to WestlawNext for adding the Table of Authorities (TOA) feature. The Table of Authorities is a listing of the cases relied upon as authority by a case or other content you are viewing. KeyCite flags & symbols displayed in the Table of Authorities list allow you to quickly verify the validity of the relied-upon …Read the Rest

New Bloomberg BNA Access Login and Password

Bloomberg BNA (BBNA) has issued a new login and password for Case wireless & remote access. The new login and password for CWRU School of Law users is available from here. Another quick reminder: By December 31, 2013, BBNA publications will no longer be available on Westlaw and Lexis. Thomson Reuters already removed the BBNA …Read the Rest

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