JCavicchi's blog

INTRODUCTION TO THE WestlawNext iPad APP

WestlawNext is available on your iPad device. The iPad offers cutting-edge capabilities, greater portability than a laptop, and a large, high-resolution multi-touch display that makes it highly suitable for legal research. The WestlawNext iPad app makes it possible to conduct and organize your research wherever you take your iPad, allowing you the freedom to go anywhere and still have the power of WestlawNext right at your fingertips.

Westlaw Next Top Tips for 2012: Five Quick Tips for Saving Time

FIVE QUICK TIPS FOR SAVING TIME We understand that your time is incredibly valuable to you, so follow these simple tips to leverage WestlawNext® features that save time and help you research more efficiently Quickly Locate Publications and Databases Finding a specific publication is as easy as typing its name into the search box. When you enter the first few letters of what you're looking for, you'll see a list of publications to choose from. This also works with database identifiers (you might be familiar with them if you used westlaw.com).

Almost 200 students attend patent searching classes this Fall

It was a banner Fall for the Patent Certificate Program. Close to 200 students attended training sessions offerend by Professor Cavicchi, Lexis, Westlaw and Thomson Innovation. Several students have earned the certificate. The series will continue in the Spring.

Museum Law Tools & Strategies: Capacitizing Yourself as a Professional

Professor Peter McGovern's Museum Law class will premier Professor Cavicchi's research pathfinder, Museum Law Tools & Strategies: Capacitizing Yourself as a Professional in class this Wednesday. The presentation covers all aspects of law and fact research including Web 2.0 and social media tools.