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Access to Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law Legal Databases

Access to Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law is restricted to password holders. Law Center Faculty, currently enrolled UH law students, and Law Librarians have access to these resources. Use of these resources is for legal research associated with Law Center activities. Any abuse of the use policies can result in revocation of access privileges. Students with password problems or having a question about your access right please contact Michael Calder (Bloomberg Law), Billy Saqr (Lexis), or Anna Guerra (Westlaw). Faculty and staff please contact Library Associate Director Mon Yin Lung.

Other Legal Databases and VPN Access

The Law Library also subscribes to many other legal databases. To select a database, go to our homepage and access the Legal Databases dropdown menu. They can be accessed on location or remote. Remote access requires proper configuration of the library's VPN client. For instructions on the setup please click here.


The Green Trabant and Yellow Trabant printers are located in the copy center. In order to print to the Green and Yellow Trabant printers, the desktop computer or your laptop must be mapped correctly. For directions on how to map a network printer, please go to the IT Help Desk located in the commons for help.

Computer Use

There are six computers at the front of the law library available for use by law students. These computers are connected to the Law Center's network. There are four other computers located in library study carrels that are connected to the Law Center's wireless network. Students can also access the Law Center's wireless network from their laptops inside the library.

Services Available to the Public

Public Access to Electronic Research Resources

The law library has four computer terminals that members of the public can use to access the library's electronic resources and for other legal research purposes. These terminals are located in front of the library's Circulation Desk. Printing service is not provided.

Photocopy Machines

Photocopying machines are available in the copy room adjacent to the library. The photocopiers charge 10 cents per page copied. These machines accept Cougar1cards, change, $1.00 and $5.00 bills. Change is not available from the Circulation or Reference desks. For instructions on adding money to your Cougar1card account click here. The copy machines are maintained by the UHLC Copy Center. The Copy Center may be contacted at x32193.


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