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Externships & Summer Jobs: Guide to Legal Research: Boolean Logic,Terms & Connectors, Fields & Segments

This guide is intended to direct externs to relevant sources for completing research assignments.

Searching with Terms & Connectors

The law librarians at Drake Law School created this useful cheat sheet for Boolean logic for each of Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg. Visit the full Drake guide for additional details.

Screenshot of Drake Law School Search Techniques guide

Field and Segment Searching

The law librarians at the Franklin County Law Library have prepared a useful guide for using field and segment searching to improve cost effective research. 

Link to Franklin County Law Library Cost Effective Electronic Legal Research guide; screenshot of guide