Online Services Registration Information

A quick mid-year reminder about database access —

Bloomberg Law

If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Bloomberg Law, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot your Password?” and/or “Forgot your Username?” links on the log-in page.

If you have never registered for Bloomberg Law, follow these self-registration steps:

  1. Go bloomberglaw.com/activate;
  2. Leave the Activation Code box BLANK;
  3. Fill out the remaining information fields. NOTE: **You must use your “.edu” email account issued by George Mason University in the “law school email address” field to successfully register.**

You will receive an acknowledgement of your account request and, within 24 – 48 hours, an email letting you know that your account has been activated.

HeinOnline

To navigate to HeinOnline from the Law Library’s homepage, select the Law-Related Databases & More tab, then click Law-Related Databases and scroll the alphabetical list until you see HeinOnline.

HeinOnline does not require the creation of an individual account. Simply click the HeinOnline link and, if prompted to do so, enter your Mason NetID and Password.

Lexis Advance

If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Lexis Advance, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot your ID or password?” link on the log-in page.

If you have never registered for Lexis Advance, email Michelle Trumbo (mtrumbo2@gmu.edu) or visit the Reference Office to obtain our school’s registration code. Once you have the code you can use the directions below to register:

  1. Go to lexisnexis.com/lawschool and click “Register for Lexis Advance.”
  2. Enter your name, email, and the registration code.
  3. Build your Personal Profile;
  4. Build your Sign-In Profile. If you’re on your own computer, select “Remember me.”

Westlaw

If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Westlaw, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot Username?” and/or “Forgot Password?” links on the log-in page.

If you have never registered for Westlaw, email Michelle Trumbo (mtrumbo2@gmu.edu) or visit the Reference Office to obtain a registration key.

Once you have a key:

  1. Visit lawschool.westlaw.com/register.
  2. Create your OnePass credentials (the email address you use for OnePass will be the same one used for TWEN communications) and complete your Law School Profile.

If you have questions, or would like additional assistance, please come by the Reference Office [hours] or email Michelle Trumbo [mtrumbo2@gmu.edu].