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Lexis Advance v. Westlaw Colorfully Highlighted Search Terms Showdown

Recently, I realized that I haven’t used Westlaw’s feature to highlight my search terms in different colors in recent times! I love differently colored highlighted search terms on both Lexis Advance and Westlaw. Our brains can quickly tire of looking … Continue reading

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Shareholder Proposals as a Teaching Tool

by Susan Azyndar Editor’s Note: Many thanks to Susan Azyndar for this excellent guest post. Susan is currently a reference librarian at Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law and co-author of the 2015 article  A New Era: Integrating Today’s “Next … Continue reading

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Secondary Sources: Should they really be first?

by Christina Glon Another semester’s over, and I’m another semester wiser. This academic  year, Emory Law tried something radically different in our JM program. Lucky for me, I had the opportunity to represent the library in this new endeavor. Allow me … Continue reading

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Legal Research at Your Fingertips: Lexis Views, Bestlaw, and Google for Lawyers?

Near the end of our Advanced Legal Research course, we like to bring in a small panel of legal practitioners, ideally representing different types of legal jobs and at different stages of their legal careers, to discuss their legal research … Continue reading

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The Power of Student Presentations

by Christina Glon I always reserve the last class of the semester for student presentations. Both of my courses are broad, survey-type courses (Health Law Research and Technology in Legal Practice). While I teach the fundamentals, I assign a final short paper … Continue reading

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