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Bloomberg Law

Posted by Library Blog on 04/19/2012 at 03:43 PM

Bloomberg Law is free for law school faculty, staff, and students.  Access for students is not limited during the summer and graduates retain access for 6 months after graduation.  The Bloomberg Law service offers primary legal materials and a citator (like Shepard’s or Keycite), but its significant coverage of secondary and practice materials makes Bloomberg Law a great product to explore while you’re in school.  Some of these secondary sources include books and treatises from the ABA and Practising Law Institute, plus a variety of BNA reports, treatises, manuals, and practice portfolios.  

A “Go” search bar at the top right of the main screen allows users to search all Bloomberg Law content.  If you prefer, you may search or browse content under topical sections which include seven Practice Centers. Transactional Law resources on Bloomberg Law include EDGAR, DealMaker documents and clauses, drafting guides, and transactional treatises.    Bloomberg Law also provides extensive coverage of court dockets and filings from courts that offer electronic filing, including those courts on PACER.   Additional practice-ready resources include Workspaces that may be shared among RWU Law colleagues, a 90 day Research Trail, saved Searches & Alerts, research organization by Client Matter, and the ability to save documents with Notes.

Learn more about Bloomberg Law for Law Schools. Detailed research guides are available from the Help menu at the Bloomberg Law homepage.

To request access to Bloomberg Law, please email LawLibraryHelp@rwu.edu.  We will provide your name and email address to our Bloomberg Law representative and he will send your login and password to you via email. For research assistance, please contact the reference librarians at LawLibraryHelp@rwu.edu or x4547.