Here is a quick 'How to" guide for Westlaw. The idea is to orientate you to the platform and get you started on basic searches. The content for this guide focuses on International Legal Materials and not United States (US) law.
Westlaw covers the following jurisdictions outside of the US : Australia, Canada, China, European Union, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom to name a few. Look under International legal Materials for more details.
Westlaw has the World Journals file which includes US law reviews, a wide selection of UK journals and a selection of journals from other jurisdictions. There is, for example the
Westlaw also has the official law report series The Law Reports. It also has the English Reports, Weekly Law Reports, the Criminal Appeals Reports and the United Kingdom Case Law Transcripts.
Westlaw has treatises such as:
Westlaw has the Legal Journals Index, which indexes articles from 1980 onwards and Current Index to Legal Periodicals which produces weekly editions indexing articles from more than 300 legal publications. Coverage includes the most recent eight weeks.