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JOUR400 - Media Law

Guide to using LexisNexis and Westlaw for legal research. Designed to support students in JOUR400 - Media Law.

Introduction

This is a guide to searching for legal information in LexisNexis Academic and WestlawNext Campus Research to support students taking Journalism 400.

Contact the subject specialist for more information on the resources covered in this Guide.

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Off-Campus Access to LexisNexis and WestlawNext Campus Research

LexisNexis, WestlawNext Campus Research, and other reference works, databases and e-journals are restricted to current students, faculty, and staff at the University of Maryland.

In order to access LexisNexis or WestlawNext Campus Research remotely, when prompted to select a campus, select the option for University of Maryland, College Park and then "Students, Faculty, and Staff". Then log in with your Directory ID, the same username you use for email and other campus services.

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