Summer and Post-Graduate Access to Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg, and Other Library Databases

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Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis and Westlaw all have summer access provisions and usage policies for continuing and graduating students.  Read below for more information!

Westlaw

Returning Students
You may use your Westlaw account through the summer for noncommercial research, such as law school activities, research assistant assignments, work for a nonprofit, or in an unpaid internship.

Graduates
Graduates can register for Westlaw’s Graduate Elite Program, which provides for six months of access after graduation.  Graduates also have access to the Knowledge Center eLearnings and tutorials for 18 months after graduation.

In order to extend access you will need to opt into GRAD ELITE by logging into www.lawschool.tr.com. Use the drop-down menu by your name to go to GRAD ELITE Status or go directly to https://lawschool.westlaw.com/authentication/gradelite.

Lexis

Returning Students
Lexis access continues through the summer with no restrictions on time or usage.

Graduates
You will have access to Lexis until February 28, 2021 with no registration required, or restrictions.  Use the same Lexis account log on credentials you used in law school.  If you are working for a nonprofit organization, you may be able to extend your access even longer through the ASPIRE Program

Bloomberg Law

Returning Students
Bloomberg access continues through the summer with no restrictions on time or usage.

Graduates
2020 graduating students will have unrestricted access to Bloomberg Law through June 1, 2021 with no special registration required 

Other Library Databases

Returning Students
Returning students have full access to all of our databases, such as Hein and Proquest throughout the summer.

Graduates
Alumni are always welcome to use the library and seek research help from the reference librarians.  If you stay in the area as you begin your legal careers, remember that the majority of our electronic resources can be accessed by any patron from within the library, including Westlaw.

 

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Anne Rajotte
Reference Librarian,UConn Law

Anne provides general and in-depth reference services, including research assistance and instruction, in all areas of the law.  She oversees the library’s faculty research service, including hiring, training, and supervising the library’s research assistants.  She holds a J.D. from Boston College Law School and an M.L.S. from Southern Connecticut State University.  While in law school, Anne was the editor-in-chief of the Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review, and she has also served as a judicial clerk for the Massachusetts Probate and Family Court and a civil litigator with a law firm in Connecticut.