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A guide to the three major legal research platforms

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About this Guide

Westlaw Next, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law represent the three major legal research platforms today.  Although designed for the same purpose, they all operate a little differently.  This guide is designed to help you explore their similarities and differences, to help you be an efficient legal researcher.


Use these links to log into the databases using your personal username and password.


If you're on the go, all three databases have mobile apps to keep you researching.

For iPad and Android

For iPad and iPhone

For iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

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