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Database Access

Many resources listed in these guides require University of Denver or University of Denver Sturm College of Law IP addresses for access. Other resources, such as Westlaw and Lexis, require individual user accounts and passwords.


This guide’s purpose is to aid law students, recent law school graduates, and practitioners who are thinking about starting a small or solo law practice.

The guide identifies a variety of print and online resources.  Please remember that this guide is not an exhaustive list of materials or resources.

The subjects/keywords and call numbers are hyperlinked to the Westminster Law Library’s catalog.


As a University of Denver Sturm College of Law graduate, you have access to many of our library services free of charge, including the use of and borrowing privileges from the Westminster Law Library. In-library database access includes free Westlaw (via two computer terminals on Level 3 of the Library), Loislaw, Shepards Online, HeinOnline, and other resources.

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