Searching and organizing favorites: Getting the most out of your preferred resources

July 15, 2011

As a WestlawNext user, you can select a publication or other content set on WestlawNext as a “favorite,” which currently means you create a link to a single content page and a filter you can use to narrow your search results.

Now, your favorites go a step further.  In particular, you can do the following:

  • search up to 100 favorites simultaneously using either simple descriptive terms or Boolean terms and connectors
  • organize your favorites into groups
  • assign intuitive, user-friendly names for your groups of favorites
  • add content pages directly to groups you’ve created and named
  • browse search results in the order you’ve chosen for your Favorites list

You can enjoy most of these benefits right from the WestlawNext home page. That’s where you’ll see check boxes and a new search box in the Favorites section, as well as an Organize link (which is displayed when you hover your mouse over the Favorites widget).