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Did You Know?

  Did you know that the South Carolina Lawyers Weekly is available, in full text, via WestlawNext? Coverage is from 2001 to the present.  Published weekly, the publisher embargoes published material from WestlawNext for 7 days.  After that, it is available … Continue reading

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WestlawNext Moves Key Numbers to the Home Page

WestlawNext has relocated its unique Key Number System to its home page.  Arranged in alphabetical order by topic, this system allows the researcher to search via topic and key number by keyword or by browsing the alphabetical list of topics.  Individual or … Continue reading

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Moving From Classic Westlaw to WestlawNext

 On July 1, 2014, Classic Westlaw will no longer be available.  Everyone must move to WestlawNext.  What if you have procrastinated and now need a crash course?  Check out West’s User Guides here.  A power point, Making the Move to WestlawNext, … Continue reading

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Library Briefings

  Extended hours for the Sol Blatt Jr. Law Library will conclude when the library opens on Saturday, December 14th, at 7:00 a.m.  The library will close at 6:00 p.m. on the 14th.  Regular operating hours resume on Sunday, December … Continue reading

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Using WestlawNext Efficiently

A lot changed when Thompson Reuters made the move to one big, friendly search bar and Westlaw was transmogrified into WestlawNext. Here are a few WestlawNext tips that can decrease your research costs and increase your research efficiency. In Westlaw … Continue reading

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Westlaw Classic Alerts Moving to WestlawNext

If you have created Alerts in Westlaw Classic (does anybody else find this reminiscent of Classic Coke?), you should be alert to the fact that Thomson Reuters is moving all those alerts over to WestlawNext. This is another step along … Continue reading

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Jennifer Meger’s Best Practices for Sharing Legal Research

Jennifer Meger, the research librarian at Goulston & Storrs, published an article, Best Practices for Sharing Legal Research, in the ABA Journal.  Meger examined methods of collaboration and the sharing of legal research via electronic format among attorneys.  While Meger used WestlawNext … Continue reading

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