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Bloomberg Law

How do I access BNA content?

To access content, including that which used to be found in the Bloomberg BNA Tax and Accounting Resource Center or BNA Environment & Safety Library, while on the secure campus network (eagle-secure Wi-Fi or AU VPN), use the links in the 'Links to Modules' box on the left or the links in records in AU Library Search.

To access content from off the secure campus network, you must register for a Bloomberg Law account.

Only current AU students, faculty, and staff are eligible to register for Bloomberg Law accounts.

  • Visit
  • Enter your name, phone number, and email address in this format:
  • In answer to the question, “What law school do you work for or attend?”
    select ‘American University – Washington College of Law’ in the dropdown


  • In answer to the question, “Which of the following best describes your current role?”
    select ‘Full-time Student’ or ‘Part-time Student’ in the dropdown


  • Check the box to agree to the terms and conditions, complete the CAPTCHA test to prove you are not a robot, and click ‘Submit’

You will receive an email from Bloomberg Industry Group <> within 24-48 hours with your username and password (If you have any issues registering, please contact the Bloomberg Law Help Desk at 1.888.560.2529).

Then, use the links in the 'Links to Modules' box on the left to access content.