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Westlaw AU Tip - Set up section-specific NewsRoom alerts

Last Published: January 08, 2020

You can create email alerts for the Legal Affairs section of The Australian and Australian Financial Review.

  1. Select NewsRoom from the left-hand panel.
  1. In the advanced search form, type the following for The Australian’s Legal affairs section:
    1. Free Text: section(legalaffairs)
    2. Source: type The Australian and select the correct option from the drop-down menu.
      Quotation marks will be added around the newspaper title automatically.
    3. Click Search.
  1. For the Australian Financial Review’s Legal Affairs section, use the following:
    1. Free Text: section("legal affairs")
    2. Source: type Australian Financial Review and select the correct option from the drop-down menu.
      Quotation marks will be added around the newspaper title automatically.
    3. Click Search.
  1. In the search results, select the bell icon to create your alert.
  1. Add a name for your alert.
  2. Select the time(s) you want to receive an alert.
  3. Change Show excerpt of item from Summary to Full Article.
  4. Click Save Alert.

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