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Law Student Guide to the Law Library

This guide provides an overview of the Law Library for law students.

Textbooks

You can find books for your classes on CatalystThe Law Library as a general rule does not collect textbooks. Check UCLID, the online catalog, to see what is available.

You can purchase textbooks locally at UC Bookstores or DuBois Book Store. Some students also purchase textbooks online.

TWEN, LexisNexis Webcourses, Blackboard

What Are Canvas, TWEN, and LexisNexis Webcourses?

Many of your professors will be using TWEN (The West Education Network) or Canvas as an online course component to law school classes. Lexis does have a product called Webcourses (a LexisNexis version of Blackboard) but that is rarely used. In order to access TWEN or the Lexis Webcourses, you will first need to register for Lexis and Westlaw and create usernames and passwords using the Lexis and Westlaw activation codes that will be distributed in your Introduction to Law packets. 

The University of Cincinnati officially supports Canvas. Use your central authentication credentials to access a course on Canvas.

Help for Canvas, TWEN, and LexisNexis Webcourses

Canvas Help

TWEN Help

Westlaw Account Manager

Sue Moore Sue Moore
Email Sue
(770)-940-3388

 

Westlaw Student Representative

TBA

Student's Guide to TWEN (PDF)

Accessing TWEN & Adding a Course

TWEN Help 1-800-486-4876 (Available 24/7)

Lexis Help

Lexis Customer Support
  • 800-45-53947
Lexis Representative

Picture of Ashley RussellAshley Russell
Email Ashley
(937) 546-5932

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