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Westlaw (https://lawschool.westlaw.com): Similar to Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw is one of the leading Internet-based legal research providers.  Westlaw has two versions including their basic Westlaw version and a new, advanced Westlaw Next interface.

To use Westlaw using your Pepperdine log-in information, see the Westlaw Registration Tutorial

Additional Westlaw Resources:

**Please note: You will learn more about Westlaw in your Legal Research & Writing course**


If you didn’t receive a Westlaw Registration Code, please email Gilbert Marquez with your Pepperdine Email at gmarquez@pepperdine.edu


TWEN, The West Education Network (http://lawschool.westlaw.com): This is an online course management system where students can access course materials, submit assignments via Drop Box, sign-up for office hours (if available), take polls and quizzes, participate in class discussions, and exchange e-mail messages with instructors and peers.  The extent of your TWEN use will depend on your professors’ course objectives and goals.

Register on TWEN: In order to use TWEN you must first register your username and password. If you have already done this in order to use Westlaw, then you do not need to re-register for TWEN .  Westlaw, Westlaw Next and TWEN are all included in the same web site and registration is only required once. You should have received your activation code at Orientation or via email (your Pepperdine account). If you feel that you have not received an activation code, email gilbert.marquez@pepperdine.edu with the subject line: WESTLAW ACTIVATION CODE.

Watch the video below for step-by-step instruction on how to register your password on Westlaw.

View/Access Courses on TWEN: In order to view and access all of your courses, you must first ADD the course manually. Watch the video below for step-by-step instructions on how to add courses in TWEN.

For additional resources visit, Students’ Guide to TWEN.

Residential Technology

Students living on campus will find each residential room equipped with one network port per student. This port will provide access to the Pepperdine University network and the Internet. The Help Desk is available to troubleshoot connection problems if needed. The University Help Desk is open 24/7 via phone and email at (310) 506-4357 or helpdesk@pepperdine.edu.

Pepperdine University provides each residence room with a single telephone line. Pepperdine CampusStudents must bring their own telephones and must get a personal billing number (PBN) in order to make long distance calls.

Acceptable Usage Policy
The use of the Pepperdine University network is a privilege and is subject to the Pepperdine University Acceptable Usage PolicyFailure to comply with this policy will result in suspension of network access, and possible disciplinary action.

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