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Summer and Graduate Access to Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law

by Justin Huston on 2021-05-21T16:21:00-05:00 | Comments

Summer Access

 

Bloomberg Law Summer Access Policy

Bloomberg Law allows students to have uninterrupted access throughout the summer using their academic credentials with no additional registration. Make sure your employer approves of using a personal academic account for research. 

Students are allowed to use their academic account in a:

  • Firm 
  • Corporation 
  • Judicial clerkship 
  • Any other employer setting 

If you have any questions about the policy, please contact your Bloomberg Law Client Service Partner Stefanie (Slavens) Schuette, Esq.

 

LexisNexis Summer Access Program:

Law students will automatically have free unlimited use of their law school Lexis+® ID this summer. No registration required, just sign in as usual and start researching.

Students can get ready, in the comfort of their home, with our on-demand Prepare to Practice Resources that includes tips and Practice-Ready Certification. The program includes 3 modules and an exam to test their knowledge related to researching unfamiliar topics, litigation and transactional drafting, and legal analytics. Important skills for summer associate work.

If you have any questions about the policy, please contact your LexisNexis Representative Kingsley Buitron

 

Westlaw Summer Access Policy:

You can use Thomson Reuters products, including Westlaw, Practical Law, and the Practice Ready solutions, over the summer for non-commercial research . You can turn to these resources to gain understanding and build confidence in your research skills, but you cannot use them in situations where you are billing a client.

Examples of permissible uses for your academic password include the following:

  • Summer coursework
  • Research assistant assignments
  • Law Review or Journal research
  • Moot Court research
  • Non-Profit work
  • Clinical work
  • Externship sponsored by the school

If you have any questions about the policy, please contact your Thomson Reuters Academic Account Manager Anna Guerra.

 

Graduate Access

 

Bloomberg Law Graduate Program

Bloomberg Law allows all students graduating in May 2021 to have uninterrupted access through November 30, 2021.

Students are allowed to use their academic account in a:

  • Firm 
  • Corporation 
  • Judicial clerkship 
  • Any other employer setting 

If you have any questions about the policy, please contact your Bloomberg Law Client Service Partner Stefanie (Slavens) Schuette, Esq.

 

LexisNexis Graduate Program:

Graduates are invited to continue accessing lexisnexis.com/LawSchool with their student ID for ongoing free use of Lexis+, including all of the products and features available as a student, through December 31, 2020. All law students have automatic extended access. With LexisNexis, no registration is required, there are no restrictions, and no limits on your research time.

When graduates sign on to lexisnexis.com/LawSchool after July 5, they will see a new Graduate Homepage. In support of their legal career, graduate can choose between four gifts featured on the Graduate Homepage:

  • Extended access to Law360
  • Lexis Practice Advisor
  • Lexis for Microsoft Office
  • or one of 13 LexisNexis eBooks.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact your LexisNexis Representative Kingsley Buitron

 

Westlaw Grad Elite Program:

You can use Thomson Reuters products, including Westlaw and Practical Law, for 18-months after graduation. Your "Grad Elite" access gives you 60-hours of usage per month, with no restrictions against using them for professional purposes. When not in an active research session, be sure to use the SIGN OFF button. The 60 hours will continue to run even when you are not in an active research session if you leave the Westlaw window open and running while doing other work. These tools include:

  • Westlaw
  • Practical Law
  • Practical Law Connect
  • Drafting Assistant Essential
  • Doc and Form Builder
  • ProView
  • West LegalEdCenter (one-year, CLE credits cannot be earned)

Note that you must extend your Westlaw access by logging in at http://www.lawschool.tr.com

If you have any questions about the program, please contact your Thomson Reuters Academic Account Manager Anna Guerra.

 


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