Law Library

Computing and Technology: Lexis

Registering for a Lexis account

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Students enrolled in the UI College of Law, law faculty, and law staff are eligible for a Lexis password. Please contact Ellen Jones at for registration instructions.* 

Please register using your email address.

*First year law students receive a unique registration code at the beginning of their first law semester. 

Please click on the PDF below to register for Lexis Quicklaw, a database of Canadian legal material.

Lexis Printing

Free Printing through Lexis  is available for some documents. The Lexis printer is located in Room 134 of the Law Library.

To print, select the Download icon in the top left corner of the document webpage. Then select Choose new settings, under Print (current settings), at the top of the list.

The Print window will open to the Basic Options tab. In that window, select LexisNexis Printer under Printer type, and then choose the 701953 - Library Room 134 option.


Lexis summer and post-graduation access

University of Iowa College of Law students may utilize their Lexis accounts during the summer for academic purposes, as well as work "at any law firm, government agency, court or other legal position, internship, externship, or clerkship." 

Please click here for more details on Lexis summer access.

Law students will automatically have their Lexis accounts active for six months after graduation.

Please click here for more details on Lexis post-graduation access.

Lexis contact information

Law students with questions about their existing accounts and/or the content in Lexis are encouraged to contact the LexisNexis representative for the University of Iowa College of Law: 

Shannon Krueger,

Lexis technical support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at 800-543-6862