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Westlaw AU-Getting the most out of First Point

AEST
30 minutes (Basics) 60 minutes (expanded)
By Tia Friedland

This session is valuable for anyone conducting Case Law Research, and will demonstrate how easy it is to locate case summaries, Legislation considered and cited and citing references for cases.  The Classification system used in First Point (Powered by the Australian Digest) will also be explored, enabling the researcher to find cases related on a point of law.

Duration is 30 - 60 minutes

30 minutes will cover the Basics

30 - 60 minutes will explore in more depth  (1 CPE Point - see below for details)

 

 

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Westlaw AU - Using Terms & Connectors

AEST
20 - 30 minutes
By Tia Friedland

Using terms and Connectors (Boolean operators) when structuring a key word search in Westlaw AU, ensures that your results are relevant and manageable, and avoids the frustration of working with a large amount of  irrelevant results.  This session will explain how the terms and connectors work, and how they can be used to set up an effective search.

 

 

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Westlaw AU - Researching Case Law

AEST
50 - 60 minutes
By Tia Friedland

This course is for anyone conducting Case Law Research, and introduces First Point as a valuable tool to access citation information for cases.  It also covers the setting of Case Alerts, and searching for cases by key words, legislation considered  or other advanced options, and also demonstrates how results can be narrowed using refine and filter techniques.   

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Westlaw AU - Introduction to Westlaw AU and Refresher

AEST
30 minutes (Basics) 60 minutes (expanded)
By Tia Friedland

This session demonstrates the basic functionality of Westlaw AU and guides the new user to research effectively.  It's also  very useful as a refresher for those who have previously used Westlaw AU and a good starting point for more advanced Webinars.

Duration is 30 - 60 minutes

30 minutes will cover the Basics

30 - 60 minutes will explore the platform further with additional examples  (1 CPE Point - see below for details)

 

 
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Westlaw AU - Researching Case Law

AEST
50 - 60 minutes
By Tia Friedland

This course is for anyone conducting Case Law Research, and introduces First Point as a valuable tool to access citation information for cases.  It also covers the setting of Case Alerts, and searching for cases by key words, legislation considered  or other advanced options, and also demonstrates how results can be narrowed using refine and filter techniques.   

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Westlaw AU-Getting the most out of First Point

AEST
30 minutes (Basics) 60 minutes (expanded)
By Tia Friedland

This session is valuable for anyone conducting Case Law Research, and will demonstrate how easy it is to locate case summaries, Legislation considered and cited and citing references for cases.  The Classification system used in First Point (Powered by the Australian Digest) will also be explored, enabling the researcher to find cases related on a point of law.

Duration is 30 - 60 minutes

30 minutes will cover the Basics

30 - 60 minutes will explore in more depth  (1 CPE Point - see below for details)

 

 

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Westlaw AU - Using Terms & Connectors

AEST
approximately 30 minutes
By Tia Friedland

Using terms and Connectors (Boolean operators) when structuring a key word search in Westlaw AU, ensures that your results are relevant and manageable, and avoids the frustration of working with a large amount of  irrelevant results.  This session will explain how the terms and connectors work, and how they can be used to set up an effective search.

 

 

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Westlaw AU-Setting Alerts

AEST
20 - 30 minutes
By Tia Friedland

This session will demonstrate how Alerts can be set up to keep the researcher informed if there are any updates to a Search, Product or an Individual Document (eg. A Case)

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Westlaw AU - Introduction to Westlaw AU and Refresher

AEST
30 minutes (Basics) 60 minutes (expanded)
By Tia Friedland

This session demonstrates the basic functionality of Westlaw AU and guides the new user to research effectively.  It's also  very useful as a refresher for those who have previously used Westlaw AU and also a good starting point for more advanced Webinars.

Duration is 30 - 60 minutes

30 minutes will cover the Basics  (1/2 CPE Point)

30 - 60 minutes will explore the platform further with additional examples  (1 CPE Point - see below for details)

 

 
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Westlaw AU-Using Westlaw AU Commentary Products

AEST
60 minutes
By Tia Friedland

This Webinar will cover both basic and Advanced Search techniques to help the user to navigate Westlaw AU Commentary Products.  It will also demonstrate Browsing  to view the publication's Table of Contents, which is ideal for those familiar with using the hard copy publication and/or new to searching online publications.

This Webinar runs for 1 hour and may be eligible for 1 CPE Point

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Westlaw AU-Setting Alerts

AEST
30 minutes
By Tia Friedland

Setting Alerts on Westlaw AU is a time-saving feature which keeps the researcher up to date, and allows the delivery of results directly to your Inbox.  This Webinar will guide attendees to set up customised Alerts for Searches, Products (for eg Journals), or individual documents (eg. Cases). 

This session runs for around 30 minutes and may be eligible for 1/2 CPE Point

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