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Faculty Remote Teaching Guide: BLS Resources

Resources on pedagogy and technology for Law School faculty teaching remotely during the Covid-19 outbreak


Access Brooklyn Law School's Coronavirus Updates here

Access to Electronic Resources

Off-Campus Access to Electronic Resources (other than Westlaw, Lexis, or Bloomberg Law):

To access many of the Library's online resources, you need to first install the proxy server in one of your web browsers.  Instructions on how to do this can be found at: Once the proxy server is installed, use that browser to access Library databases.

For username and password problems with Westlaw, Lexis, or Bloomberg, contact:

Westlaw: 1-800-850-9378 

Lexis: 1-800-455-3947

Bloomberg: 1-888-560-2529

Online Access to Library Databases and Resources

BLS Library Database List: For off campus access implement the proxy instructions

SARA BLS Library Catalog:  For access to BLS e-books and other electronic resources

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, certain databases are offering additional scholarly content for free to subscribing libraries.  Those databases are listed below. Remember to first implement the proxy instructions if accessing these databases from off campus.

Project Muse


RedShelf is offering free e-books until May 25, 2020.  Limit is 7 books per user.

BLS Library Contact Information

Reference Desk:

Even if you are not in the library or even if library staff is not in the library, you can still get help.  Email, call, text or chat with us - our contact information is below.

Phone: (718) 780-7567

Text: (718) 734-2432


Chat with us using the chat box below: