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Immigration & Asylum Resources: Periodicals & Current Awareness

Current Awareness Resources

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Setting Up Alerts: Westlaw, Lexis+ & Bloomberg Law

Westlaw

1. For a specific publication (such as Insurance Daily Briefing, ABA Journal etc):

  • Click on "Alerts" link in upper left
  • Click on "Create Alert" then on "Publication Alert" link
  • Complete form naming your alert, selecting the publication that you wish, entering the email address where you want to receive the alert and other information.

2. For a specific search query: (ex. run search in Pennsylvania State Cases for: "swimming pool" /20 "property damage"

  • Run search and then click on bell symbol on right side of page to "Create Westclip Alert"
  • Complete form, entering search terms, specifying publications to search and set up delivery preferences

Lexis+

1. For a specific publication (such as Emerging Insurance Disputes, The Business Lawyer etc.)

  • Browse --> Sources --> Search for a search or search by category/practice area 
  • Click on publication name and select "create a publication alert" link
  • Set up how long wish to receive them, how often and add email address for delivery
  • Can also share alert with others

2. For a specific search query (ex. select Insurance Law as practice area then run search for "drones" & liability")

  • Select source category, jurisdiction, practice area etc 
  • Run search and further filter as desired
  • Click on bell symbol to right of "results for" or "source results" heading at the top of the page
  • Add email address and delivery preferences 
     

Bloomberg Law

1. For a specific publication (such as the Alaska Law Review or SEC Final Rule Releases)

  • location publication using main menu or keyword search
  • Click on "Create Alert" link at top of results list
  • Fill out form including frequency of alert
  • Click Save to set

2. Set up alerts to run for a specific search query:

  • Run search in news, BNA Reports or other databases
  • Look for "create search alert" link at bottom of Search Criteria box
  • Select frequency of delivery and add your email address
  • Alerts will be emailed and also saved to Bloomberg home screen under "My Work History" tab

Journals & Course Handbooks

News Resources

Journals & Resources for Latin America & the Caribbean