Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Westlaw Next v. Lexis Advance: Which is Better?

An empirical study looked at how the two systems performed on basic legal research tasks utilizing key word searches. It found “few significant differences” between the two on speed and accuracy.

The article is Melanie Knapp & Rob Wiley, Comparison of Research Speed and Accuracy Using WestlawNext and Lexis Advance, 35 Legal Research Services Quarterly, Issue 2 (2016). Please see if your library subscribes. Access to the single 10 page online article costs $41.

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/2016/11/westlaw-next-v-lexis-advance-which-is-better-an-empirical-study-looked-at-how-the-two-systems-performed-on-basic-legal-re.html

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