Westlaw UK

Databases
Westlaw UK gives you access to UK databases of case law, legislation, news, legal journals, commentary, current awareness alerts and EU legal materials.

Westlaw UK gives you access to UK (case law, legislation, news, journals, commentary, Current Awareness alerts) and EU legal materials.
If you’d like to access content on WestlawNext, all you need to do is select Services in the top panel and choose International Material.

Reference Materials

Westlaw UK Practitioner User Guide
This quick reference guide covers searching techniques for Westlaw UK, including finding a document by citation, choosing a database, formulating a query, browsing retrieved documents, and printing documents.

Training videos:

  1. Getting to know Westlaw UK- Getting Started
  2. Getting to know Westlaw UK- Insight
  3. Getting to know Westlaw UK- Cases
  4. Getting to know Westlaw UK- Legislation
  5. Getting to know Westlaw UK- Books
  6. Annotated  Statutes

EndNote on Westlaw UK 
Westlaw UK enables users to export journal references to EndNote. Currently it is only possible to export journal references to EndNote from the Journals section of Westlaw UK.

  1. Make sure that you have clicked the option for Journals. Enter your search terms and click on Search
  2. From the search results, select the references you want to download
  3. Click the drop arrow next to the delivery options icon (the envelop icon at the right of the page)
  4. Select ‘Add to EndNote’
  5. Select the option to ‘Export abstracts only’ and click on Submit.
    Please note: If you choose the option ‘Export full-text documents’, Westlaw will send duplicate references to your Endnote account.
  6. If you have your EndNote library open already, the references will be seamlessly transferred.

Unfortunately, you can’t download references if you search from WestlawNext.

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