Tip of the Week – Westlaw NZ
Westlaw NZ provides the ability to email a link to a Search Result. This is helpful for when you want to share search results with a colleague. The email a link functionality is an option available from the Email Options menu. Step 1: Login to Westlaw NZ and conduct a search. Step 2: From the ...more
After you have downloaded a document from Westlaw NZ into Word, you may see gridlines as per the example below. These can be distracting, and while you cannot totally remove them from your Microsoft Word document, you can remove them from view. Step 1: On your Microsoft Word toolbar, look for the ...more
Westlaw NZ provides the option to sort case law search results by court. This includes superior to lower or lower to superior. To demonstrate this start by conducting a case search. Step 1: Click on the Cases template from the Westlaw NZ homepage. Step 2: Type in your search terms e.g. “personal injury” /10 “work related” into the ...more
Did you know Westlaw NZ supports the ability to search compound terms? Simply add a dash between words to locate the hyphenated word, the word as one and as two separate words. For example: Searching for task-force will locate task-force, taskforce and task force. For example: Searching for by-law will locate by-law, bylaw and by law.