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LGLA 1303 -- Print v. Electronic Legal Research

Compares steps for conducting legal research in print to searching electronically in a legal database.

Library Print Collection Closed


The LSC-North Harris physical library book collection, including the Legal Reference Collection, is unavailable until further notice while repairs are being made to the Library building. Library Services are available in the Learning Center, ACAD 200.

Print Forms

PLEASE NOTE: The print series available in the Library are no longer being updated and are for Teaching Purposes Only. For the latest information, see Westlaw.

Accessing Forms in Westlaw

Westlaw includes full-text editions of the latest O'Connors Form Books, along with other Forms series.

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To access Forms in Westlaws:
  1. Choose "Forms" from the Browse box on the Westlaw homepage.

Westlaw Edge homepage screenshot with circle around "Forms"

  1. Select your state (Texas)

Westlaw Edge Form Finder page screenshot with circle around "Texas"

  1. This will limit your Westlaw search to Texas forms. You can either browse through the options or search by keyword. (To access O'Connors Forms, click the link in the box on the right of the page for "O'Connors")

Westlaw Edge screenshot of Texas Form Finder page with arrows pointing to the search box and to "O'Connor" link on the right side of the page

  1. Once you click on the form, it will appear along with any guidance. 
  2. To download the form in a ready-to-use version, click the button for "Easy Edit" at the end of the top toolbar. Follow the steps to download.

Westlaw Edge screenshot of example form with arrow pointing to the "Easy Edit" tool on the toolbar

  1. The downloaded form can be opened in Microsoft Word and edited just like any other document.

screenshot of downloaded form open in Microsoft Word for editing