LSN Subscriptions

The library has expanded its subscription service to the Legal Scholarship Network (part of SSRN). Now you can get all of LSN’s eJournals delivered directly to your email inbox. Simply follow the instructions below to sign-up (and feel free to contact the reference desk — reference {at}– if you’re having any trouble).

Here are the signup instructions for new users.  Those who already have SSRN user-names can skip ahead to step 4.

1. Go to

2. In the upper left hand corner, click on Free Registration and follow the prompts.


3. Your user ID and Password will be emailed to you within several minutes.

4. Go to, enter your SSRN user ID and password, and click Submit.


5. Select Subscriptions in the menu to the left.


6. Scroll down to the bottom of the Subscriptions page to where it says “Click here to join a site subscription that has been acquired by your organization.”  Click on Join.


7. A window will pop up.  Enter stanford university in the Search Criteria box (do not enter Stanford Law School) and click Search.


On the next screen, click on See Departments on the button next to Stanford University.


8.  Scroll down the list of departments to find the Law School and click on the Join button.  You will now have to check your email inbox for a confirmation email.  If your email domain is <> you will be added immediately.  Otherwise you may experience some delay.


9. When you receive the message from SSRN saying you have been added to the site subscription, return to the Network Subscription page by following the link in your email, or go to  Log in and click again on Subscriptions on the menu along the left side of the page.

10. Scroll down the list to find Legal Scholarship Network and click on the link that says “Click here” to make journal subscription selections.


11. Select Expand All to view the LSN e-Journal lists, and select e-Journals of interest by checking their box.  After you check a box, you need do nothing further.  Your e-Journals will be emailed to you once they are published.