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Did you know that when searching for a word within both Westlaw AU and Westlaw International, using the British spelling will also give results spelled the American way, and vice versa? For example, if you search for Organisation, Westlaw will also consider Organization. And if you type Encyclopaedia, you will also receive results from Encyclopedia.
Each database has a scope document, which may advise details such as: coverage (currency), list of citation abbreviations, sources. They are especially useful for databases that cover many sources (large range of Journals or Reports). For example the database called All United Kingdom Reports covers many reports. The scope for this database will show which ...more
When searching Westlaw International, particularly news searches, you might want to look at using a couple of search operators to help refine your searching technique: % = not # = turning off plurals and equivalents For example, if you want to search for ATM and Commonwealth Bank but not NAB you might want to run ...more
The WLI General Subscription Tab has a function located under search for a database which displays a track of recent databases which have been used from previous sessions. This feature saves the last 20 databases by using their database identifier. This is handy if you would like to quickly search across a recent database without ...more