Improve your Bloomberg,Lexis and Westlaw skills

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • September 8, 2017

New to Bloomberg, Lexis or Westlaw?  Want to improve your existing skills?  In practice these databases cost big $$$, so learn how to use them efficiently while still in school.  Here are links to help you with specific skills on …

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Bloomberg Law: Changes to the Transactional Law Tabs

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • June 29, 2016

Bloomberg Law is a great source for conducting transactional law research.  Recently, Bloomberg Law made some changes to their Transactional Law tab.  This tab has been renamed “Corporate Transactions” and other changes include:

  • The “Transactional Resources” page link has been

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Law student Summer access – Bloomberg, Lexis, Westlaw

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 20, 2016

For Hofstra Law students only:

Bloomberg:

Students can continue to use their Bloomberg Law accounts all summer and six months after graduation with no restrictions, regardless of where they are working.  Your account will stay active automatically.

Lexis:

  • unlimited summer

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Bloomberg Law: Representation Analytics Feature

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 18, 2016

Bloomberg Law is a great source to search law firms, corporations and other business institutions.  One feature that is highly recommended for this research is Representation Analytics and now you can search it by law firm.  This database provides information …

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2016 Presidential Election Feature on Bloomberg Law

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 11, 2016

The presidential election is still a few months away.  But you can already begin to stay current on the 2016 election through news, opinions and multimedia content from Bloomberg News, Bloomberg View, Bloomberg Politics and Bloomberg BNA.  You can also …

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Bloomberg Law Contracts Drafting Guides

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • November 15, 2015

Are you looking for detailed examples on how to draft various kinds of contracts?  Try the Bloomberg Law Drafting Guides on the Transactional Resources page. These drafting guides contain drafting and negotiating points side-by-side with clause examples. They also contain …

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Use/learn them while they are free

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • August 21, 2015

Welcome back to returning students!  Good luck to first years!

New students as well as experienced ones should take advantage of Bloomberg Law, Lexis and Westlaw while they are free (in Law School).  Once you graduate these services cost mega …

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Dockets on Bloomberg Law

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 26, 2015

Summer interns and recent graduates are often asked by their employers to locate complaints or other court documents from federal and state cases.  Did you know that Bloomberg Law has searchable case dockets, with links to PDF documents from cases …

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Bloomberg/Lexis/Westlaw Summer access reminder

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • June 20, 2014

Any Law student may use access Lexis Advance or Bloomberg Law during the Summer for any purpose. Graduates, you have access to Bloomberg for 6 months after graduation.  For Lexis, graduates may register for an additional 6 months access …

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1Ls – Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg made easier

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • August 16, 2013

WELCOME Class of 2016!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Now that you are pretty much “oriented” it is time to get down to business.  Your Legal Analysis Writing & Research professor will expect you to attend training on Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law provided by …

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