Month: April 2020

Westlaw Edge Access for KCLL Patrons

In light of COVID-19, Thomson-Reuters is offering free Westlaw Edge access to KCLL patrons for a limited time.  While you will need to register, there is no commitment and no credit card is required.  Here’s how to get started:

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  1. Read the detailed registration information included here.

  2. Follow the Westlaw Edge for Library Patrons Registration link

  3. Enter your contact information.  Note: you must use an email account not already associated with an existing Westlaw account.

  4. In the Organization Type field, you must select Government – State or Local. (Note: you must select Government or access will not work)

  5. Skip the Add Colleagues page.

  6. Agree to the Terms & Conditions and select Create Profile

  7. Complete the OnePass Profile and Security fields

  8. Confirm your OnePass profile and select Get Started to begin using your new Westlaw Edge for Library Patrons trial account.

Three Documents We Should All Have to Help Loved Ones

One of the silver linings of these uncertain times is that they can cause us to think about things that all should – but often don’t.  No one LIKES to think about unpleasant outcomes or unforeseen changes in life circumstances, but just a little planning can make such possibilities much easier for those around us.  This Above The Law article gives you a brief, but solid review of three documents that we should all have in place before we need them.

Governor Inslee Extends “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” Emergency Order to May 4

Washington State governor Jay Inslee has extended his “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” emergency order to May 4, 2020.  Read details about this extension and the governor’s original order here.

For more information about Washington State’s response to the COVID-19 situation, including current COVID-19 infection statistics, information about travel, and information for businesses and works, visit the State’s official COVID-19 response site here.