Law librarians and library staff are available to help you find your way around the library and its legal materials, provide research support, and assist you in locating materials that are not in our library. You can find the latest information about our hours and services on the library homepage. There are several ways to contact us:
In Person: The Borrowing Services Desk and Reference Office are on the main floor of the law library. Online and in-person appointments with the reference staff can be made from the library homepage.
Borrowing Services Desk: (650) 723-2477
Reference Desk: (650) 725-0800
This guide provides an overview of transactional law research resources and covers finding precedent documents, retrieving SEC filings, locating annual reports to shareholders, and conducting research on companies and their finances.
Please note that Bloomberg Law, Westlaw, Lexis Advance, and Hotshot require individual user accounts. These accounts are only available to the Stanford Law School community. If you need to set up an account for any of these databases, please stop by the reference desk or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Westlaw, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law contain numerous secondary sources pertaining to business transactions, corporations, and securities law. The following provides a list of practice area portals on these databases, which collect these resources all in one place.
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