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Category: Databases and Subscription Resources

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

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 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® IDs have been deactivated. If you have Alerts set up on, you need to set them up on Lexis Advance to continue receiving updates. …Read the Rest