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Information concerning online classes and remote resources

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About

Bloomberg Law is a subscription-based online legal research service including state and federal primary legal sources. Exclusive content includes BNA publications, legal and business analytics, and a robust federal docket searching and document requesting service. 

Registration

To register for access to Bloomberg Law, go to bloomberglaw.com/activate and enter the personal code you were provided in your orientation packet. 

Follow the on-screen prompts to register, including entering your official law school email address, as well as your school affiliation, and anticipated date of graduation.  

After registration, you will receive an email with an activation link to verify your email address. Once you have clicked that link, you will receive an email with your username and temporary password. After that, you can log into Bloomberg Law at www.bloomberglaw.com/legal_search and start researching.

Need a registration code?

If you do not have an access code, email Iain Barksdale or Casey Duncan for assistance obtaining a new one.

Assistance

For technical assistance, email Terry Stedman or contact the 24/7 Help Desk at +1-888-560-BLAW (2529) or blawhelpdesk@bna.com

 

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About

Lexis+ (formerly Lexis Advanced) is the new 2020 iteration of the comprehensive online legal research platform offered by LexisNexis. In addition to robust research capabilities in primary U.S. legal materials, Lexis+ includes a variety of exclusive content and tools including prominent treatises, citation and analytic tools, and practice-focused resources. 

LexisNexis also features Lexis Classroom, an online course serviced used by some courses in the law school. Information about signing up for Lexis Classroom is available elsewhere in this guide. 

Registration

  1. Go to lexisnexis.com/lawschool and click on “Register for Lexis Advance®.”
  2. From there, enter your name, law school email and the registration code that was provided to you at orientation.  
  3. Next, build your "Personal Profile" using the template prompts.  Be sure to correctly enter your anticipated graduation term and year.
  4. Once finished, you can sign on to Lexis Advance and start researching at lexisnexis.com/lawschool

Need a registration code?

If you do not have an access code, email Iain Barksdale or Casey Duncan for assistance obtaining a new one.

Assistance

Contact Kingsley C. Buitron, Esq. at Kingsley.buitron@lexisnexis.com or at 205-470-3924

For technical assistance, you can also call Lexis Customer Support at 800-45-LEXIS (800-455-3947)

User Guides

Research in Three Steps (PDF, 2 pages)

Lexis Advance Quick Reference Guide (PDF, 20 pages)

Lexis Advance Support and Training Videos

 

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About

The current version of Westlaw - Westlaw Edge - is a comprehensive legal research platform that includes a broad collection of U.S. primary legal materials, secondary authorities, and exclusive tools and resources, including TWEN course pages.

Registration

Registering with Westlaw requires you to create a OnePass profile.  A comprehensive guide to registering and managing your OnePass profile is available online.

For first time registration:

  1. Point your Internet browser to: lawschool.westlaw.com/register
  2. Create your OnePass credentials using the Law School Registration Key you were provided in your orientation packet.
  3. Follow the OnePass profile prompts, entering your name and other required information.  Be sure to use your Alabama Law or other preferred email address as all TWEN course communications will be sent to that address. 
  4. Create a username and password that you can remember.  This will be your OnePass login throughout law school and beyond.
  5. Sign in to lawschool.westlaw.com and complete your law school profile.  

Need a registration code?

If you do not have an access code, email Iain Barksdale or Casey Duncan for assistance obtaining a new one.

Assistance

Technical Support: 1-800-WESTLAW (1-800-937-8529)

Research Support: 1-800-REF-ATTY (1-800-733-2889) or via Live Chat while logged into Westlaw Edge.

User Guides

Westlaw Basics: Ten Quick Tips for Using Westlaw (PDF, 4 pages)

Westlaw Getting Started Guide (PDF, 32 pages)

Westlaw customer support website