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					CCH Internet Research NetWork
      for Legal Research in
     Business and Finance



    Participant Training Guide




                              January 2005
                         CCH INCORPORATED
                      A WoltersKluwer Company



                                ACS 90086391
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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION.......................................................................................................................2
   COURSE OBJECTIVES ...............................................................................................................2
   LOGGING IN & SUBSCRIPTION CONTENT ....................................................................................3

PUBLICATION LAYOUT ..........................................................................................................4


BROWSING THROUGH MENUS .............................................................................................5


WORD SEARCH.......................................................................................................................6
   REFINE YOUR SEARCH (FROM SEARCH RESULTS)........................................................................7
   NAVIGATING OPTIONS ..............................................................................................................9


SAVING YOUR RESEARCH ..................................................................................................10


FIND BY CITATION ................................................................................................................10


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES ................................................................................................112


QUICK TIPS............................................................................................................................13




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Introduction
This guide is intended for use in a training session conducted by a CCH Legal Training
Consultant. It will also serve as a helpful reference tool, once the training has been
completed.

During the training session, you will learn how to conduct research and find on-point
information using CCH online materials, and will be introduced to the specific content of your
subscription.

The techniques and methods illustrated in this guide are applicable to all resources accessible
via the CCH® Research NetWork.




Course Objectives
After completing this training, you will be able to:

              Log in and identify the components of your subscription
              Navigate through publications, topics and documents
              Apply appropriate research methods:
                  a. Browsing
                  b. Searching by keyword or topic
                  c. Using Find by Citation
              Save your research
              Access additional user and support services




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Logging In & Subscription Content
Subscriptions to the CCH® Research NetWork™ are contracted on a yearly basis, allowing
users unlimited usage with no additional fees.


To log in:
   1. Type the following URL into your browser window:
       http://business.cch.com/network
   2. Enter your User ID and Password*
   3. Click Enter



CCH Business & Finance – http://business.cch.com/network




       *NOTE: IP Access subscribers can log in without an ID and Password. IP Access users
       must log in to http://business.cch.com/ipnetwork from within their firm’s Intranet website.
                                                   .




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Publication Layout




                           Contents of your subscription
                           are shown under library tab(s)



                                               Library tabs are divided into
                                               sections such as Current
                                               Developments, Newsletters &
                                               Journals, and Reporters and
                                               Primary Materials




                            Each topic represents a database.
                            • Click a topic to browse the contents.
                            • Check the box(es) to target database(s)
                              before searching.




                          Some publications include Finding
                          devices for topical research.




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Browsing through Menus
Get familiar with a publication’s organization by browsing through menu screens.
Move through menu screens to view sub-menus and ultimately retrieve documents.




                                                           Click on a menu topic to view
                                                           underlying contents.




                                                      Numbers in brackets represent
                                                      underlying documents.




                                                  Links to prior menu topics indicate
                                                  your location within contents.




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Word Search
Perform a word search to find information in three easy steps:

   1. Target desired database(s)
   2. Type your search expression
   3. Click Search




                                    1. Target desired database(s).




Note: You can target multiple publications within or across sections and/or target entire sections to
search at once. Any publication with a checkbox to the left of its title is searchable.


                                         2. Type your search expression.




                                                                               3. Click Search.



CCH Search Engine Functions:
               Not case sensitive
               Finds singular, plural and all tenses of your search terms
               Force a phrase by using quotation marks
               Use the exclamation point (!) to truncate a word
               Use the asterisk (*) to substitute for a character in a word




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Refine your Search (from search results)

Click the Search Tools button                  to change your search settings.


You can customize various search options, such as: the search method (e.g. Boolean), the
maximum number of documents to be retrieved, how your results are displayed, and the
application of CCH’s legal thesaurus.




Search Methods
All Terms – All the terms you enter will appear in documents that are retrieved, as if you used
the word “and” between every word. This is the default setting.

Any Term – At least one of the terms you enter will appear in retrieved documents, as if you
put the word “or” between every word.
Near – Resulting documents will contain search terms within 20 words of each other.

Exact Phrase – When you enter a series of words that make a phrase and you want to find
documents with just that phrase, select Exact Phrase. E.g., business judgment rule.

Boolean –Use logical and proximity connectors between terms to impose rules of search. If
no connectors are used, Exact Phrase will be implied.

           Logical Connectors                         Examples
           AND                                        Trust and disclosure
           OR                                         Trust or disclosure
           NOT                                        Trust not disclosure
           Proximity Connectors                       Examples
           W/SEN – within 20 words                    Trust w/sen disclosure
           W/PAR – within 80 words                    Trust w/par disclosure
           W/# - within a specific number of words    Trust w/5 disclosure




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Search Tip: To make Boolean your default search method, click on ‘Preferences’ (above the
Search Expression box), click on the ‘Set Search Options’ tab, select Boolean from the drop-
down menu under Search Method, and click on ‘Apply Changes.’ You may still select other
search methods on a search-by-search basis by returning to Search Tools.

Narrow Search Results:
You can further restrict your search by:
  • Limiting by date, e.g., “After 2000.”
  • Selecting particular document type(s)
  • Focusing your search within a specific part of a document, e.g., case-name.




You Are Searching:
Displays the publication(s) which you targeted for the current search.




Search Now vs. Apply Changes
   •   Search Now - searches within the current Search Results list. Note: this will only
       search within the first 200 documents on the Search Results list if you have not
       expanded the maximum number of documents to be retrieved in Search Tools.
   •   Apply Changes - returns you to the Main Menu screen, allowing you to add or delete
       targeted databases, then click Search to run the search using the parameters you just
       selected against all targeted databases.


Search Tip: Click ‘Clear Selections’ to reset your Search Tools to the default settings, return to
Main Menu, and begin a new search.


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Navigating Options
The Document Toolbar appears at the top of every document and provides various functions
for navigating and saving your research.




.
                                          Nearby Documents
                                     Move between documents in
                                    publication order (as laid out on
                                             menu screen).



                                        1st Term
                              Locate the initial search term
                                  within a document.


                              List                              Menu Topics
                      Return to your initial                 Indicate where the
                         document list.                    document can be found
                                                             within a particular
                                                          publication. You can link
                                                           back to any menu topic
            Search Results                                          level.
      Move between documents on
       your Search Results list.




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Saving your Research




                Keep List
    Create your own personalized list
           of document links.




                                  Store Document
              •   Export - Open/save document(s) as RTF files.
              •   Print – Open separate web frame with text-only
                  view of your document(s) which you can then
                  send to a printer or leave open for reference.




                                                   Save Link
                                   Create links to CCH menus & documents
                                    • Link Express – Choose to copy a link or
                                       add to your Browser Favorites
                                    • Favorite - Add a link to this document to
                                       your Browser Favorites.




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Find by Citation
If you already know the citation of a document, use four easy steps to find it.
       1. Target the desired database
       2. Click Find by Citation
       3. Enter a citation into the appropriate template
       4. Click the Search button to its left.


                                                          1. Check a box next to a
                                                          publication.




               2. Click on “Find by
               Citation”.




                                                         3. Enter the citation into the
                                                         appropriate template.




          4. Click ‘Search’ button on left.




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Additional Resources




Online Help: For context-sensitive help information, click Help and follow the screen
prompts.


Toll-free CCH Customer Service: 1-800-835-5224
(Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Central Standard Time)


E-mail your questions to us at:    CSINTNET@cch.com


To schedule a training session, please contact your CCH Legal Training Consultant or
your CCH sales representative.


To register for one of our online interactive courses, go to:
http://placeware.viewcentral.com/reg/cchlegal/lp


To view more information about CCH Business and Finance products, go to:
http://business.cch.com




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                                     Quick Tips
LOGIN URLs for CCH RESEARCH NETWORKS:
     • Business & Finance: http://business.cch.com/network
       •   Health & Human Resources: http://hr.cch.com/network
       •   Tax and Accounting: http://tax.cchgroup.com/network

BROWSING A PUBLICATION/DATABASE
    1. Click on the Publication/Database title.
    2. Keep clicking on subsequent titles until you get to your document.

SEARCHING FOR WORD(S) or PHRASE(S)
    1. On a library tab, click the checkbox next to the item(s) you want to search.
    2. Type your search terms in the box on the navigation bar.
    3. Click the Search Tools button (to view or change the defaults).
    4. Click the Search button.

RETRIEVE A DOCUMENT USING A CITATION
     1. On a library tab, click the checkbox next to a publication title.
     2. Click the Find by Citation button.
     3. Type the reference number(s) into the appropriate citation format.
     4. Click the Search button on the left.

STARTING A NEW SEARCH
  • Click Clear Selections.

PRINTING – FROM A DOCUMENT OR A LIST
     1. Click on Print Text Only.
        From within a List:
        a. Choose Entire Documents, Titles Only, or Titles & URLs
        b. Check the box for ‘Yes, convert the first # documents’.
     2. Information appears in a separate web frame. Click Yes to Print or Cancel.

NAVIGATING
  • Documents in publication order – Nearby Documents: (Read) Previous / Next
  • Within Search Results – Search Results: Previous / Next (Document in List)
  • Back to Search Results List – Search Results: (Back to) List
  • To Your First Key Word within a document – Search Results: 1st (Search) Term

SUPPORT
    By Telephone                 1-800-835-5224
    By Web                       http://support.cch.com

  Microsoft Internet Explorer Browser Tip: Periodically delete your Temporary Files. From
   browser menu bar – Click Tools, choose Internet Options… and click on Delete Files.

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