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Advice from Fellow Students and Recent Graduates

Slides from Optional Review Class


Welcome to Research Resources for 1Ls.  Here you'll find links to videos and tutorials assigned by your Legal Practice professor, registration for research classes, and additional help for your research questions.

New content and class registrations will become available each week, so check here frequently!

Curious about how law students work with librarians? Check out the short videos below.

Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law

Passwords for Westlaw and Lexis were emailed to your Georgetown account during orientation. If you didn't receive this email, please contact us by chat or emailYou will need these passwords for your Legal Practice class.

All Georgetown Law students may also register for a Bloomberg Law account here. You do not need to enter an activation code, but you must use your Georgetown email address to register.

Lexis printers are located on the 4th floor of Williams in Room 435A-B and in Wolff Room 4011. You may print to these printers from the Lexis Advance database for free.

For more information, see our page on Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law at Georgetown.

Upcoming Classes

Click on the link below to sign up for Case Law Research classes to be held in the CLC in the library (enter the reading room and turn right, the CLC is all the way at the end.

Dates for classes are September 14 at 11:30am, or September 15 at 1:30pm.

Video controls and playback

Viewing on an iOS device? Please use Safari. Not all videos are playable in Chrome or Firefox for iOS.

When you begin a video and hover your cursor over the video window, you are offered several options:

  1. Closed captioning
  2. Search (searches the captions, can take you directly to the point in the video where a specific word is mentioned)
  3. Playback speed (faster or slower)
  4. Full screen mode