Answered By: Electronic Resources Librarian
Last Updated: Mar 25, 2024     Views: 440

What Resources are Available to Recent Graduates & Alumni?

Penn Carey 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.

Bloomberg, Lexis, and Westlaw for Recent Graduates

Bloomberg Law
Unlimited access 6 months post-graduation. Registration is not required.

Lexis Plus
Unlimited access through December 31 of graduation year. Registration is not required. Access excludes Public Records. Graduates engaged in non-profit work may register for Lexis ASPIRE Program.

Extended access for 6 months after graduation through the Grad Elite program. Registration required. Log into Westlaw for additional information about the Grad Elite program.

Unfortunately, we are not able to provide access to Lexis, 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 to identify alternatives. Do not hesitate to reach out.