Monday, October 4, 2010

Westlaw Training: Using Terms & Connectors

Learn how to perform terms and connectors searches on Westlaw today or Thursday, October 7. Log in to Westlaw and click on the "Training Calendar" link to sign up for a session.

If you cannot attend a session, be sure to check out the User Guides for more information. From the "Getting Started with Online Research" guide:
  • Use /p to search for terms in the same paragraph (example: hearsay /p utterance)
  • Use /s to search for terms in the same sentence (example: design /s defect)
  • Use % to exclude terms following the percent symbol (example: r.i.c.o % "puerto rico")

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