Add Term Emphasis to Your Westlaw Search with The Carat Symbol, Cleveland Marshall College of Law Library Blog (with hat tip to William P. Statsky)
Westlaw has added an important search term, the carat (^) (shift 6 on your keyboard). This allows you to put more emphasis on a search term. To use it, place the carat symbol right behind the term you want emphasized.
If you need a refresher on Westlaw Edge, check this out:
Westlaw’s Guide to Law Review Research, which includes the carat symbol as well:
I have used Westlaw for a long time, but can always use any tips I can get! -CCE
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