Using Zotero with WestlawNext Canada and Lexis Advance Quicklaw
The Zotero Connector (address bar icon) only recognizes webpages and not specific types of documents within WestlawNext Canada and Lexis Advance Quicklaw. This means that you will need to edit any records you download to your Zotero Library from WestlawNext or Quicklaw.
For example, let's say you wanted to add a reference for R v Chaulkfrom WestlawNext Canada to your Zotero Library. The image below demonstrates how the Zotero Connector grabs a snapshot of the WestlawNext webpage, but it does not recognize that the webpage contains a case nor does it pick up the citation information for the case.
The image below shows the Zotero record that was generated by the Zotero Connector. Notice that it is a record for a webpage, not a case.
This record needs to be manually edited by first changing the Item Type to 'Case', as shown below:
Next, fill in the required fields with the correct citation information: