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Westlaw & Lawtel database training sessions in January

We have arranged for the external Westlaw trainer to run some additional Westlaw & Lawtel database training sessions, on the following dates:

Tuesday 17th January  9.45 – 11.15am (Westlaw training certification session)

Tuesday 17th January  1.00 – 2.30pm (Westlaw training certification session) Session cancelled due to insufficient numbers signed-up.

Wednesday 25th January  12.00 – 1.00pm (Basic Westlaw training session)

Wednesday 25th January  1.00 – 2.00pm (Basic Westlaw training session)

Friday 27th January  11.00am – 12.30pm (Lawtel training certification session)

All sessions will be held in IT Room 216. 

Please take this opportunity to attend, whether you need help with navigating these databases or would like to update your online research skills.  Attending the certification sessions, which give you a basic one-hour training session followed by the (optional) taking of an online test to gain a certificate of competency in database research, would also be a very useful addition to your CV!  In each session, however, the trainer will demonstrate how to access online sources of help with using the databases, including how to register for Westlaw Workouts and Lawtel Lessons online training sessions.

To sign up, go to Elite>My Centre>What’s on in Guildford>Westlaw or Lawtel database training sessions, and click on ‘Sign-up’ to add your name to the session of your choice.  If insufficient numbers of students sign-up, the sessions may unfortunately have to be cancelled.

Westlaw & Lawtel Student User Guides


For guidance on navigating the Westlaw and Lawtel databases, printing, saving or e-mailing documents, as well as information about the content and coverage of each database, help yourself to a copy of the Westlaw and the Lawtel student user guides.

Copies of both guides are available at the library enquiry desk and also in I.T. rooms 213-218.

More Westlaw & Lawtel training certification sessions

As there was a lot of demand for the Westlaw & Lawtel training certification sessions which are running on Friday 30th April and several of you were unable to book a place, we have managed to arrange for an extra Westlaw session to be held on Tuesday, 11th May, 10.30am – 12.30pm, in Room 216.  To book your place, go to ELITE>My Centre>What’s on in Guildford>Library database training certification sessions and click ‘Sign-up’ to add your name.

To gain valuable training and certification in Lawtel – and a chance to win £100 of vouchers! – why not click on the following link :-

Lawtel lessons

to find out about the series of online lessons which Lawtel offer (covering Lawtel Basics, Personal Injury, Kemp Personal Injury/ Schedule of Damages and the EU) and how to access and register for them. Being able to demonstrate that you have good Lawtel research skills will give you an advantage when applying for training contracts!