Answered By: Mariah Ford
Last Updated: Dec 06, 2016     Views: 123

What resources are available to alumni?

Penn Law alumni (who have registered for an alumni Penn key) may access a number of databases through the Penn Libraries Alumni Services portal. Resources that may be of interest include:

  • HeinOnline’s Law Journal Library: The collection currently contains over 2,000 law and law-related periodicals.  In addition to various options for browsing and searching, alumni may also download full-text PDFs of articles.
  • EBSCO Business Source Alumni Edition: Provides more than 1,300 full-text business magazines and journals covering nearly every area of business including marketing, management, accounting, finance, and econometrics.
  • JSTOR: Specializes in making available archival journal content in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines.

Additionally, alumni are more than welcome to visit the library and make use of the resources that are available to all library visitors via the Biddle Library public terminals. 


Unfortunately, we are not able to provide access to Lexis Advance, Westlaw, or Bloomberg Law to law school alumni. We are happy to refer you to local law libraries that might be able to help, or to discuss your research problems, to see if we might be able to identify other helpful resources that you do have access to. Do not hesitate to reach out!

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