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Library Access During the Summer & After Graduation

After Hours Access

After hours access privileges extend for three months after graduation.

Study Carrels

UNM School of Law December and May graduates who are studying for the bar exam qualify for a carrel upon submission of a Carrel Request Form.

Bloomberg Law, Lexis Nexis, New Mexico One Source & Westlaw During the Summer

Bloomberg Law automatically provides student access during the summer, for academic work as well as employment (either paid or unpaid).

Lexis Nexis automatically provides student access during the summer, for academic work as well as employment (either paid or unpaid).

New Mexico One Source automatically provides student access during the summer, for academic work as well as employment (either paid or unpaid).

Westlaw requires students request an extension in order to retain access to their account during the summer. Extensions will be granted for academic work, unpaid externship/internship, law journals, moot courts, and research assistants. To request an extension, log on to Westlaw for Law Schools. Starting in April or May of each year, a banner ad should appear with a link to request Summer Access for a Permitted Use.

Bloomberg Law, Lexis Nexis, New Mexico One Source & Westlaw After Graduation

Bloomberg Law automatically provides access to their full research system for six months following graduation.

Lexis Nexis automatically provides access for six months following graduation. This access does not include Web Courses.

New Mexico One Source automatically provides access to their full research system for one year following graduation.

Westlaw automatically provides access to TWEN and a limited number of job-related databases (such as the West Legal Directory) for a period of eighteen months following graduation. To retain full access to their Westlaw account, students must request an extension. This extension is good for six months following graduation. An email from Westlaw containing instructions for seeking the extension will arrive a short time before students' graduation date.

Contacts

If you have questions, please contact a law librarian or vendor representative:

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(505) 277-0935
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