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Search Strategies: Westlaw Precision, Lexis+, Bloomberg Law: Home

A guide to searching three major legal research platforms

About this Guide

Westlaw Precision, Lexis+, 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.

For more detailed information about searching the HeinOnline database, see our guide to HeinOnline.

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Looking for more help?  These guides provide more information:



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


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