As noted in our September 2018 Release Highlights Newsletter, Lexis Advance® Quicklaw® features OneCase is a unique tool that goes beyond the limits of traditional case law research by searching all versions of a case and its associated summaries. With OneCase, multiple versions of a case resulting from parallel citations, and all case-summaries associated with that decision, are rolled-up into a single hit on the search result page.
With this release we introduced a new feature that will highlight citations for the Case Summaries meeting your search criteria in the search results list. This new feature will make it easy for you to quickly identify and then select the case summaries wherein the search criterion has been met.
To use this feature:
With the launch of the new Lexis Advance® Quicklaw® Graphical View on October 3, 2018, we introduced new messaging on the Search Results Page. Now, when the search criteria is meet in a case summary, and not in the full text version of a case, a blue box appears in your results page which explains why you are seeing this case. This message is designed to provide further clarity, and has been updated to help you quickly navigate through the results list.
With this release we enhanced the Selected Documents Tab in the Delivery Dialogue Box. This enhancement streamlines print, download or email options by:
Enhancements were also made to the Document Tray. Now only the document(s) selected for printing, downloading or emailing in the results lists will be displayed in the Document Tray. The associated documents (parallel citations and associated case summaries) which were previously displayed are no longer visible. This unclutters the Document Tray by displaying only the version of the document actually selected for delivery.
With this release we enhanced the Save to Folder Selected Documents tab in the Add to Folder Dialogue Box. This enhancement streamlines the Save to Folder option by:
With this release, we continued to make enhancements to the Natural Language Algorithm on Lexis Advance® Quicklaw® with the addition a new Phrase Boost Algorithm, and the expansion of our Lexicon phrase dictionary. These enhancements will help further streamline results, and provide improved highlighting of phrases within the search results list.
In response to your feedback, we have added a new post-search option which allows you to Search by Counsel Name. This feature has been made available via the Narrow By option, when viewing Cases. To use this feature:
With this release we continued to make enhancements to Lexis Advance® Quicklaw® which provide improved accessibility for persons with disabilities. Enhancements made include the items noted below.
We have continued with our UK Source migration efforts throughout the year. To-date, we have migrated 82 titles which represent 97.3% total UK Source usage on the Lexis Advance® Quicklaw® platform. These UK titles can now be accessed via the UK Flag on Lexis Advance® Quicklaw®.