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New Law Student Orientation

Important Information for 1L's, LLM's and Transfer Students

Law School Computing Services

Research Databases

Law Library Database SubscriptionsAs a Washington University law student you have access to a huge number of databases in addition to the comprehensive legal research databases Westlaw, Lexis & Bloomberg Law. These include databases for researching legal periodicals, Congressional documents, Supreme Court Records & Briefs, historical records, and subject specific legal topics. See  Research Databases  (http://law.wustl.edu/library/pages.aspx?id=7813) for a complete list with descriptions and access information. 

Wireless Access

Wireless access for your laptop is available in the Law Library. For complete information & support see IS&T Network Services

1. In your wireless networks, select “wustl-1.0/2.0". This is the network recommended for ease of use.

2. When connecting for the first time, you will be asked to supply your WUSTL Key. 

3. For network alternatives, troubleshooting and further information see  IS&T Network Services.

Law School Computers

Computers are available for law students to use on the first and second floors of the library.  These walk-up terminals are available on a first come first served basis and you will need your WUSTL key to log on. 

Printing & Scanning

The law school uses PaperCut Print Release Queue for student printing.  Each student begins the academic year with $60, which is equivalent to 1500 single-sided pages.
If you run out of pages, you may purchase more using your Campus Card and WustlKey.

To PRINT from YOUR LAPTOP, you will need to follow the directions at https://sts.wustl.edu/services/printingPrint Release stations are available on the 1st, 2nd and 4th floors of the library and in the computer lab.  There are NO color printers in the law school.  All printers at Olin library are color.

Scanners are also available on the 2nd and 4th floors.

Lexis Printing
Lexis provides free printing to Washington University School of Law students.

The printers are located on the 2nd floor of the library outside the restrooms.  When printing materials from Lexis, the print jobs automatically go to these printers. Remember to pick up your print-outs in the library by the Lexis printer.

(Westlaw no longer offers free printing.)