Meet Your New Westlaw Student Rep

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Introducing David Nguyen, 2L. I asked David a little about himself, and this is what he shared.

  1. What was your undergraduate major in?
    Political Science
  2. What is your favorite law class?
    Law of Armed Conflicts
  3. Tell us something about Westlaw we may not know.
    Westlaw has a new drafting function that can create your table of authorities for you! 
  4. When not studying for class where might we find you?
    Outside of class I like to surf and train jiu jitsu at a mixed martial arts gym. 

Be sure to stop by the Westlaw table in the Law Library Lobby and say hello. David is here to help you with Westlaw legal research. His hours are Mondays 3-6 PM, Wednesdays 3-6 PM, and Thursdays 10 AM – 1 PM.

LexisNexis Digital Library Has a New Look

Lexis Digital Library will have a new look and feel, with unlimited user access to most titles. Most titles will no longer require checkout, including all Lexis publishing hornbooks and the Understanding and Question & Answers series.

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You don’t need to do anything to enjoy this new platform. If have the “classic” version bookmarked it will be available through the end of this academic year. When accessing Lexis Digital Library, you will be prompted to choose the “classic” or new portal.

New features of the interface include:

  • Personalized home pages that include recently read titles, tags, and notes
  • An improved reading experience — faster accessibility plus additional fonts and reading modes
  • Enhanced note-taking and highlighting capabilities
  • Enhanced table of contents for easier navigation

To assist you with the transition, Lexis has provided training guides and how-to videos.

If you want to experience enhanced offline reading you can download the Lexis Digital Libraries app available through Google Play or Apple App Store. For those users downloading the app, our unique access code is richardsonhi.