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Browsing Results

Retrieved documents are displayed in the result list.

Viewing a Search Result
Viewing KeyCite Results
Narrowing a Result

Viewing a Search Result

When you run a search, documents matching your search criteria are listed on the result page.

View a Content Set

To view results for a different content set, click a link in the View section.

Next

To view additional documents in the result, click the Next arrow at the top of the page.

Sort

To change the sort order of the result, click the Sort By list and then click an option. To change from ascending to descending order (or vice versa), select the same option again.

Print or Email

To print or email the result list (or selected documents from the result list), click the Print or Email icon and then click an option. For details, see Printing and Emailing.

View a Document

To view one of your organization's documents, click its title. For details, see Viewing a Document.

For each document, the first three search terms are shown with surrounding document text; search terms are highlighted in yellow.

Narrow with Filters

To narrow the number of documents in your result, use the options in the Narrow section. For details, see Narrowing a Result.

Annotations

An Exemplar icon ( or ) to the left of the title indicates that the document has been flagged as a model example by a colleague with annotator rights. You may want to use this document to draft new documents of the same type.

A Note icon () to the right of the title indicates that notes about the document were added by a colleague with annotator rights.

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Viewing KeyCite Results

When you retrieve documents using KeyCite, citing documents are listed on the result page.

KeyCite Information

To access KeyCite information on WestlawNext, click the flag preceding the citation.

View a WestlawNext Document

To access the document on WestlawNext, click the citation link.

Next

To view additional documents in the result, click the Next arrow at the top of the page.

Sort

To change the sort order of the result, click the Sort By list and then click an option. To change from ascending to descending order (or vice versa), select the same option again.

Print or Email

To print or email the result list (or selected documents from the result list), click the Print or Email icon and then click an option. For details, see Printing and Emailing.

View a Document

To view one of your organization's documents, click its title. For details, see Viewing a Document.

Depth of Treatment

KeyCite depth of treatment bars indicate the extent to which the document discusses the cited document.

Narrow with Filters

To narrow the number of documents in your result, use the options in the Narrow section. For details, see Narrowing a Result.

Annotations

An Exemplar icon ( or ) to the left of the title indicates that the document has been flagged as a model example by a colleague with annotator rights. You may want to use this document to draft new documents of the same type.

A Note icon () to the right of the title indicates that notes about the document were added by a colleague with annotator rights.

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Narrowing a Result

Your search, KeyCite, or KeySearch result may retrieve a large number of your organization's documents. You can narrow the number of documents to more easily pinpoint those that are the most pertinent.

Search within Results

To narrow a result using additional terms,

  1. Under Narrow in the left column, type your terms in the Search within Results box.
  2. Click Search.
 

A terms and connectors search is run, and the new result is displayed.

Filters

To narrow a result using filters, under Narrow in the left column, select values in one or more categories. The available categories depend on your West km configuration. Numbers indicate the number of documents in the result with that value. If no values are selected for a category, all values are displayed.

 

The result is updated immediately.

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