Answered By: Valerie Weis
Last Updated: Jul 13, 2018     Views: 339

Westlaw, Lexis Advance and Bloomberg Law subscriptions are limited by contract to Harvard Law School affiliates. At their discretion, sales representatives for these publishers may allow Harvard Law School visitors access to these databases. These decisions are made on a case-by-case basis. View additional policy information and the representatives' contact information at

Harvard affiliates have alternatives for locating some of the content that is included in these subscriptions. Options are described below:

  • Lexis Advance: Nexis Uni contains primary law, law review articles, and a small number of legal treatises
  • Westlaw: The Harvard Law Library has a public Westlaw terminal that can be used to retrieve a limited amount of content from Westlaw.
  • Bloomberg Law: The Harvard Law Library has a Bloomberg terminal with content from Bloomberg Law such as court dockets, legal news publications and some legal reporters.