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This guide is designed to provide help using MyLaw to the UCLA School of Law community.
Last Updated: Oct 30, 2014 URL: http://libguides.law.ucla.edu/mylawhelp Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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How do I get to MyLaw?

You will find MyLaw at my.law.ucla.edu

 

Important Login Information for Students

VERY IMPORTANT: When logging into the network in the Law Building or Law Library you MUST sign in using your LawNET account or you will NOT be able to login to MyLaw.

When logging in from home or anywhere outside the law school network, be sure to enter LAWNET\youraccountname as below:

IMPORTANT: If your browser automatically supplies a domain name, like my.law.ucla.edu, be sure to delete that out and enter the account information as above.

 

MyLaw Contact Information

If you have any questions about MyLaw, do not hesitate to email mylaw@law.ucla.edu.

 

MyLaw Features List

MyLaw has the following features that students will find especially useful:

  1. Easy access to course pages
  2. Targeted School Announcements/Events. .
  3. My Reminders displays events you've RSVP'd to, Instructor appointments and Library Conference Room Reservations.
  4. Online Instructor office hours for faculty members who use this functionality.
  5. Library Conference Room Reservations.
  6. Law Review Write-On module.
  7. Targeted content from law school departments.
  8. Law School Photo Directory.
  9. Team Collaboration Sites.

 

 

Team Collaboration Sites

Within MyLaw, we also have the capability for setting up secure, web-based team collaboration sites for long-term or short-term research projects, workgroups or committees.  Team Collaboration sites provide document, link and image libraries, blogs, announcements, shared calendars and contacts lists, discussion boards and more. If you would like more information or would like to request a team collaboration site, please email mylaw@law.ucla.edu.

 

What is MyLaw?

MyLaw will provide “one-stop-shopping” for all of the school’s internal web-related needs.  In addition to serving as a course management system, the MyLaw portal offers a wealth of new features, including: targeted communications (to specific groups like 1Ls, 2Ls, 3Ls, LLMs, etc.); online instructor office hour reservations; library conference room reservations; a take-home exams/online paper turn in utility and more.  MyLaw will host content from Law School departments, which can be targeted to specific student groups, so that you will see only the information that is relevant to you. Your MyLaw home page also will be automatically populated with links to your course pages each term.

 

Easy Access to Course pages

Screenshot of the MyLaw Course Listings and Links to course pages

 

Your MyLaw home page provides easy access to your current course pages.

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

It also has a customizable "My Links" section where you can add your own frequently used links.

 

 

Course Page Features

MyLaw course pages have the following features:

  1. Course Announcements, Cancellation Notices and Deadlines that also appear on your MyLaw portal home page as well as your course page.
  2. Easy to use course documents library.
  3. Drop Box Library for students to turn in non-anonymous papers and assignments
  4. Discussion Board.
  5. Integrated take home exam/online paper turn in utility.
  6. Easy access to instructor and instructor assistant contact information.
  7. Email Listing Tool to access emails sent via the course page.

Screenshot of Sample Course page in MyLaw

 

 

My Reminders

The My Reminders part lists events you RSVP'd to, instructor office hours and Library Conference Room Reservations.  These can be easilty exported to your personal calendar.

 

Online Instructor Office Hours Sign-up

You can sign up for office hours online with Instructors who choose to use this feature.

Screenshot of the Instructor Office Hours module

 

Library Conference Room Reservations

Library Conference Room Reservations moved to MyLaw in Spring 2012.

Screenshot of Library Conference Room Reservation System in MyLaw

 

Targeted Content from Departments

Targeted content means that you only see links to information that applies to you as a student, making internal content appear more streamlined.

Screenshot of Law Library Departmen Page in MyLaw with content targeted specifically to Law Students


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