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Returning second and third year law students can register for a Bloomberg Law research account. If you don't already have a Bloomberg Law account, go to bloomberglaw.com/activate to register for access to Bloomberg Law. Follow the on-screen prompts to register. You do not need to enter an Activation Code, but you do need to use your University of Iowa email address. You will receive an email confirmation after your account has been activated.Bloomberg Law training sessions will be offered this fall. There are also online training materials and tutorials available at the Help Center. Proceed to the...

Free printing from Westlaw and WestlawNext is no longer available. Westlaw and WestlawNext users will only have an option to print to their attached printers or to the Law Library's network printers.This is an opportunity to go green with legal research. Add notes, highlights, and organize your research into folders on WestlawNext. Unfamiliar with these features? Contact AJ Krause, Westlaw Academic Account Manager, at aj.krause@thomsonreuters.com for information about upcoming training opportunities.

Bloomberg Law offers unlimited and unrestricted summer access for all law students. You may use your Bloomberg Law student account to brush up on your research skills this summer or for research while employed at a law firm, government agency, corporation, or internship/externship.Registering for Summer AccessIf you're already a registered Bloomberg Law user, you don't need to do anything else to get Summer Access. Your current ID is all you need.If you aren't a registered Bloomberg Law user, visit https://www.bloomberglaw.com/activate to register for a student account. You do not need to...

For the first time, LexisNexis has removed its academic use restriction. Whether you are working at a law firm, government agency, corporation, or want to improve your research skills, you will have unlimited access to Lexis Advance.Registering for Summer AccessIf you're already a registered Lexis Advance user, you don't need to do anything else to get summer access. Your current ID is all you need.If you aren't a registered Lexis Advance user yet (or aren't sure), please contact Jackie McCloud, Head of Electronic Resources and Computer Services, at 319-335-9007 or jackie-mccloud@uiowa.edu. You...

Your Westlaw password may be used for academic purposes only this summer. You will have 40 hours available on Westlaw and WestlawNext in the months of June and July. You may use the 40 hours to improve your research skills and complete online trainings. Additional access will be granted if you qualify for an extension. The following programs qualify for an extension for the summer:Summer law school classesLaw review workProject for professorMoot CourtUnpaid non-profit public interest internship/externship or pro bono work required for graduation.Here is the link to extend your Westlaw password...

Westlaw and LexisNexis have extended access for May 2013 graduating students through November 2013. Graduates can extend their passwords on the Westlaw law school home page by clicking on the “Need Westlaw this Summer?” banner or by registering using this link: http://lawschool.westlaw.com/shared/marketinfodisplay.asp?code=MI&id=322. A total of 60 hours per month per platform (Westlaw Classic or WestlawNext) is provided until November 2013. Graduates can register for a complimentary ID on the LexisNexis law school homepage or by using this link: ...

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