Category Archives: Library Resources

Welcome 1Ls & Transfers: New Library Resources

Welcome to Chicago-Kent!  Below you will find the information you need to access library materials including Westlaw, Lexis, West Academic Study Aids (WASA), Procertas, and CALI. Please set up your accounts now and let us know if you experience any problems.  

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New & Improved: Managing your New York Times account

Current Chicago-Kent College of Law students, faculty, and staff may create individual accounts to access the online edition of The New York Times through the Law Library’s Databases page.  We’ve updated the instructions on how to create and/or to renew … Continue reading

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Update! Extended access for graduates for Bloomberg and Lexis

Good news!  Graduates can access Lexis until 2/28/2021 and Bloomberg until 6/1/2021.  We hope this helps!

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2020 Summer and Post-Grad Access to Westlaw, Lexis & Bloomberg

Can you access your Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg accounts over the summer?  What about after graduation? The answer to both is yes, but with some restrictions for Westlaw and for graduates.  See below for more information.

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Chronicle of Higher Education Access During COVID-19

The Chronicle of Higher Education contains college and university news, opinions, advice, and job listings. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chronicle offers insight and resources on online teaching, supporting students from a distance, and numerous additional issues confronting … Continue reading

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Study Aids and Chicago Daily Law Bulletin in the Time of Covid-19

The Law Library is working with legal publishers as they temporarily remove paywalls and open access to various subscription services during the Covid-19 pandemic. We hope that these services can help you as you finish your semester in an online … Continue reading

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Electronic Access to Casebooks and the Bluebook

Updated: More Publishers Added! Given the Covid-19 emergency, publishers of law school casebooks and texts have agreed to make many casebooks available electronically to our students for free. The Law Library is working out the details of remote access with … Continue reading

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Remote Library Services During Shutdown

Chicago-Kent Law Library is closed to onsite access starting Tuesday, March 17. The library staff will be available to assist with research questions and questions about accessing library resources remotely. Faculty and students can email us at refreq@kentlaw.iit.edu with research … Continue reading

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NEW: Free Electronic Study Aids for Chicago-Kent Students

The Chicago-Kent Law Library now offers free electronic access to West Academic Study Aids (WASA). No need to come to the reading room or check out older editions to use Nutshells or Hornbooks now! You’ll also find a wide range … Continue reading

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2019 Summer and Post-Grad Access to Westlaw, Lexis & Bloomberg

Can you access your Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg accounts over the summer?  What about after graduation? The answer to both is yes, but with some restrictions for Westlaw and for graduates. Continue reading

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