Articles, cases, and other content are frequently available through electronic databases. Law students have access to various electronic databases subscribed to by Stanford University Libraries as well as to law-specific databases subscribed to by the Robert Crown Law Library.
As you research and draft your Note or Comment, you need to stay up-to-date on the status of the legal issue(s) or case(s) discussed in your scholarship. You can set alerts for specific searches on Westlaw and Lexis to make this task easier for you.
Lexis Alert: To create a Lexis alert, select the "Create an Alert" symbol at the top of the screen after you have entered the search you want in the database you would like the search to run.
Westlaw Alert: To create a WestClip alert (that's what Westlaw calls its alerts service), first run your search, then click on the Create Alert menu icon to the upper right of the search results:
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