Finding Tools on Westlaw

Finding Tools on Westlaw

Learn about the how the finding tools and system features work on Westlaw.


By now, you have a sense of the value finding aids can bring to your research process. What’s more difficult to comprehend is how to recognize and use these tools, especially across various platforms. In this clip, we will look at how to do this using the Westlaw database.

I. Secondary Sources

Let’s begin with secondary sources. To use a secondary resource as a finding tool, you need to locate an appropriate title first. The next tutorial will cover searching and filtering, which is one way to...