Teaching WestlawNext: Next Steps for Teachers of Legal ResearchPerspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing (2013)
AbstractAs a follow up to his earlier piece titled "Does WestlawNext Really Change Everything: The Implications of WestlawNext on Legal Research," Professor Wheeler here explores strategies for teaching students to effectively research using the WestlawNext legal research platform. He focuses on challenging law librarians and other teachers of legal research to embrace change, to innovate and to devise research exercises that highlight both the advantages and the alleged pitfalls of WestlawNext. In particular, Professor Wheeler discusses source selection, filters, addressing the volume of results, esoteric content, and Boolean searching.
- legal research instruction,
- legal research,
- legal education
Publication DateSpring 2013
Citation InformationRonald E Wheeler. "Teaching WestlawNext: Next Steps for Teachers of Legal Research" Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing Vol. 21 (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ronald_wheeler/2/