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Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 technology  research  practice

A Research Tip

  • Research & Writing

Most search engines have the capacity for searching a phrase: internet engines, ebook search tools, services like Westlaw Canada, LexisNexis Quicklaw, Maritime Law Books National Reporter System, CCH Online, and legal information institutes etc.

Today’s Tip: use the phrase search.

It is much more efficient for a first database (and I use this term very broadly) look to use a narrow search and then expand to if you need to “catch everything”.

Test this out by looking at results for:

constructive trust

and then do it again for

“constructive trust”

Happy New Year.

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