Westlaw Access

As of July 1, 2016, the California State University System will be migrating its legal research database from LexisNexis Academic to Westlaw Campus Edition.


Access Westlaw Campus Edition via CSU Stanislaus Link


Westlaw Introduction and Training

Self-paced Westlaw training is available at: http://training.westlaw.com

Modular courses with short lessons (5–15 minutes) let users learn exactly what they want at their own pace, whenever it's convenient.

Avilable online at: http://legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com/law-products/product-support/user-guides.

Westlaw is providing live, online training Webinars on Mondays and selected Tuesdays through the end of June 2016.

Webinar access information will be provided on this site when it becomes available. 

  • Other options

The following options may be available using the Westlaw interface or by contacting the University Library for access to specific, individualized training services from Westlaw, including:

  • Telephone training  (sessions with attorneys who provide initial and advanced training on the use of Westlaw, including personalized one-on-one training sessions based on practice area or level of expertise)
  • Research assistance (West Reference Attorneys assist with legal research, database selection, and Westlaw query formulation)
  • Live Chat - linked from Westlaw interface
  • Technical Support


For questions, please contact John Brandt (jbrandt@csustan.edu, 209-664-6563), Electronic Resources Librarian