From Reference Librarian, Ted Holynski,6/29/2005:
From: Michael D. Poitras, Account Executivemichael.firstname.lastname@example.org
Toll Free: 800-922-1015 x6736
Direct: 315-449-1317 - Fax: 315-449-1317http://www.lexisnexis.com/lawschool
Re: New Lexis ID Policy
LexisNexis is implementing several ID policy changes
specifically for law school customers that will go into
effect today, June 29th.
(1). First, all law school IDs (student, librarian, faculty,
and staff IDs) that have not been used during the past 12
months will be deactivated today. Please contact Customer
Service or your Lexis Representative for assistance
regarding questions about deactivated IDs.
(2). Effective today, each current law school customer
(students, librarians, faculty, and staff) will be required
to register his/her 7-digit lexis.com ID AND create a
custom ID and password that will be used to access the
(3). First year law students will receive a 7-digit activa-
tion code via the normal ID distribution process at your
school. To create their custom IDs and passwords, first
year students will be given instructions to go to the Law
School Home Page at http://www.lexisnexis.com/lawschool/.
Click on the "Register Your ID" link and follow the steps
on the screen.
(4). Second and third year students and faculty members
who have not already created a custom ID
and password will be stepped through the process
when they first access the LexisNexis services on or
after June 29th. They must start at the Law School Home
Page at http://www.lexisnexis.com/lawschool
(5). Those students, librarians, faculty and staff members
who have already created a custom ID and password will
not be affected by the above changes. However, they must
use their custom IDs and passwords to access the Lexis-
(6). LexisNexis sales representatives, Customer Support,
and the main contacts at your schools will not have the ability
to obtain or view any customer passwords.
(7). Law School customers that need password assistance can
use the "Forgot Password" link on the Law School Home Page,
or call Customer Support.
(8). If you have any questions regarding our new law school ID
policy, please contact Michael Poitras or call Customer Support