Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law are available to Law Center students, full-time faculty members, and staff members at no charge. Students may obtain registration codes at the reference desk in either Williams or Wolff or by emailing lawlibref@georgetown.edu. Faculty and staff should contact Thanh Nguyen, Head of Library Research Services, at 202-662-9073.

The library provides training in Westlaw and Lexis to all first-year students. In addition, tutorials are available on the library's web site. Specialized classes are offered for journal staffs, research assistants, and other users. Look for announcements on the Due Process blog. Faculty and staff who would like individual training may contact Library Research Services at 202-662-9073 or lawlibraryresearch@georgetown.edu.

For further information about accessing Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, or other databases, please contact Library Reference at 202-662-9140 or lawlibref@georgetown.edu.

Summer & Post-Graduation Use of Lexis, Westlaw, & Bloomberg Law

Lexis

For summer 2016, Lexis offers students unlimited use of Lexis Advance for any research purpose, educational or commercial/job related. No additional steps are necessary for access besides registering for a Lexis Advance account. Please contact our Lexis account executive, Adonica Black, at adonica.black@lexisnexis.com if you need to register for an account.

Full access to Lexis for students graduating in May 2016 will automatically continue through the end of November. Questions can be directed to our Lexis account executive, Adonica Black, at adonica.black@lexisnexis.com.

Westlaw

Students must extend their passwords for the following academic uses:
  • Summer law school classes and study abroad programs
  • Law Review and Journal, including write-on competitions
  • Research assistant 
  • Moot Court
  • Unpaid internship/externship 

Students with summer employment in law firms, corporations, government agencies and alike should not use their academic password for research and must use their firm issued password.

If one of the above describes your summer activities, please apply to extend your full access by using the Summer Extension link inside Westlaw.

Graduating students can extend access through November if graduating in May or through June if graduating in December. Use the Grad Elite link inside Westlaw to fill out the survey and apply for an extension.

Questions can be directed to our Westlaw account representative, Kyla Stone at kyla.stone@thomsonreuters.com

Bloomberg Law

Bloomberg Law accounts remain fully active over the summer for registered law students, including access for research conducted during summer employment.

Graduates automatically keep full access to Bloomberg Law through their individual account for six months following graduation.

For additional information, contact Georgetown's Bloomberg Law representative, Liana Rizzi, at lrizzi@bna.com.