WESTLAW NEXT Tip of tyhe Week: Getting the Latest Updates to the Most Relevant Content

September 16, 2013

Tip of the Week

Alerts on WestlawNext™ keep you informed with little effort on your part. There are several types of alerts to choose from, making it easy to be notified of just about anything.

Have you ever wanted to be notified any time a new case came out in your practice area? WestlawNext can do that for you with a Publication Alert.

Publication Alert

It is easy to track updates to an entire publication or content type using a Publication Alert.

First, access your Alert Center by clicking Alerts in the upper right corner.

Publication Alert

Click Create Alert and then Publication Alert. WestlawNext walks you through each step to create your alert.

Basics

Enter the name of your alert and a description.

Basics

Select Content

Next, select your content. You can browse the content on each tab or search for content in the search box. The publication or type of content that you add will appear under Your Selections.

Select Content

Customize Delivery

Choose how you would like to receive your alerts. Then add recipients and select your desired format. You can also add this alert to an existing newsletter.

Customize Delivery

Schedule Alert

Now you can decide how often you would like the alert to run and at what time.

Schedule Alert

With these four easy steps steps, you will always know when a document has been published in the content you need.

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