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Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database providing full text for over 7,900 scholarly publications, indexing and abstracting over 11,000 journals, and with coverage as far back as 1865; available through EBSCOhost.
Access World News
"The most comprehensive collection of full-text newspapers globally, Access World News provides extensive coverage at any level—local, state, regional, national and international. This fully searchable Web-based resource features the vast majority of the top U.S. newspapers by circulation, along with hundreds of hard-to-find local and regional titles, most of which are unavailable elsewhere. Additionally, Access World News offers hundreds of international news sources from scores of countries on six continents, translated into English when written in other languages." (Newsbank) Includes The Advocate and The Times-Picayune.
Advertising Periodicals, 1815-1888
This collection from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) features periodicals that were primarily used as advertising vehicles. Print became an increasingly popular medium for marketing and promotion as printing technologies became more efficient and more affordable. Advertising periodicals appeared in large cities and small towns alike, creating a wide commercial geography as the United States expanded west. The titles here show the various kinds of goods and services that were available to consumers and how retailers marketed them. Subjects include medicine, fashion, business, industry, agriculture, books, literature, abolition, and publishing. Available from EBSCOhost.
African American Newspapers, 1827-1998
The African American Newspapers will feature, when complete, 270 newspapers published in 36 states, including rare and historically significant 19th-century titles. This fully searchable online collection will offer fascinating insights into African American history, culture and daily life.
Contains bibliographic records of materials acquired by the National Agricultural Library (NAL) and cooperating institutions in the agricultural and related sciences with coverage since 1970; available through EBSCOhost.
America's Historical Newspapers
Full-text searchable American newspapers, includes Early American Newspapers, Series 2, 1758-1900; Series 3, 1829-1922; African American Newspapers, 1827-1998; selected historical newspapers, including Times-Picayune, 1837-1922.
American Indian Law Collection
This collection includes an expansive archive of treaties, federal statutes and regulations, federal case law, tribal codes, constitutions, and jurisprudence on American Indian Law.
American Law Institute Library
Full text access to American Law Institute publications, including Restatements of the Law; available through HeinOnline.
American Political and Social Movements Periodicals, 1815-1884
The American Political and Social Movements Periodicals, 1815-1884 collection from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) chronicles the prevailing social, religious, political, and benevolent movements of the day. Represented here are the publications of, among others, the anarchists (the Periodical Letter) and the communists (Oneida Circular, the Rational Review, and the Communist). In addition, periodicals published by those espousing rights for workingmen are included (such as the Voice of Labor, the Reformer, or Advocate of Industrial Association, Workingman's Advocate, and the Radical), in addition to publications for immigrants (the Irish Volunteer, the Jewish Times, Der Arbeiter, the People's Friend, the Impartial Examiner and Advocate of Liberty Civil and Religious), and for "native" Americans (the Republican, the Anti-Romanist). Also to be found here are periodicals pertaining to various social movements from early women's rights periodicals (the Women's Journal, the Revolution) to periodicals promoting language reform and phonetics. Together, they tell the story of American society and politics from diverse perspectives, giving voice to the established and powerful as well as to the disenfranchised and subversive. Available from EBSCOhost.
American Political Periodicals, 1715-1891
The American Political Periodicals, 1715-1891 collection from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) chronicles the key political issues and movements of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. They cover a range of political affiliations, from republicans to radicals, confederates to communists. Content is similarly diverse, and includes satire and political cartoons, with titles such as the Cartoon and the John Donkey; literary publications like the Socialist, the Reflector and Liberal Advocate, the Political Register, the Democratic Monthly and Western Review, and the Union Monthly Magazine. In addition, issues-focused publications such as Davis' Battle-Axe, the National Register, Kendall's Expositor, and Brownson's Quarterly Review can also be found here. Available from EBSCOhost.
American State Papers, 1789-1838
A retrospective republication of approximately 6280 numbered publications, largely Congressional but also containing Executive Department materials; available from Readex.
Archive of Americana
Access to America's Historical Newspapers, American State Papers, 1789-1838, Early American Imprints, Series I & II, U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980. Search individual databases or follow link to search across databases.
Art Full Text and Art Index Retrospective
Abstracts and indexing of international art publications, indexes to reproductions of works of art, includes full-text coverage for selected periodicals since 1984; available through EBSCOhost.
Full-text access to more than 100 U.S. and state bar journals; available through HeinOnline.
Biography in Context
A Gale Group product containing biographies from full-text periodicals and the Complete Marquis Who's Who?
Full text access to BNA products on a wide variety of legal topics, including tax, labor, intellectual property, environment, and health care. Use My BNA to search across all topics, or, a selection of topics.
Bloomberg legal content, integrated into an already powerful system of primary and secondary legal content, company and market information and news.
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BNA Tax and Accounting Center
Full text access to BNA Tax Management portfolios and journals. Also available through Westlaw and LexisNexis.
Book Collection: Nonfiction
Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,500 popular nonfiction books.
Business and General Education Periodicals, 1800-1885
The Business and General Education Periodicals, 1800-1885 collection from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) focuses on the long and rich history of education in the United States. The titles found here reflect a broad range of pedagogical methods as they changed over time, and encompass teaching in the classrooms of public and private schools alike. Also included here are titles dedicated to teaching in college, teaching trades and professional skills, teaching English grammar and foreign languages, and more. National and state education is represented in titles such as the Journal of Progress in Education and Social Improvement, the Popular Educator, the Common School and Iowa Journal of Education, and the Maine Common School Advocate. Business school publications include Eastman's State and National Business College, and Bryant, Stratton & Bell's Peoria, Illinois Business College Monthly. Titles dedicated to the trades include the Penman and Accountant, the Phonographic Comet, the Southern Workman: Devoted to the Industrial Classes of the South, and the American Polytechnic Journal. Specialized publications, such as the Gallaudet Guide and Deaf Mutes Companion, the Polyglot, Amerikanische Schulzeitung, Comstock's Phonetic Magazine, the Mnemonical Magazine, and De Fonetic Propagandist demonstrate the diversity of titles in this collection. Available from EBSCOhost.
Business Source Complete
Includes full text, indexing, and abstracting for business related journals for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886; available through EBSCOhost.
Business, Industrial and Professional Periodicals, 1774-1858
The Business, Industrial and Professional Periodicals, 1774-1858 collection from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) represents the subjects of business and industry, broadly defined, dating from 1774-1858. The publications covered include journals devoted to specific trades (such as the Tailors' Magazine and Quarterly Report of Fashion, Operatives' Magazine, Coach Makers' Magazine) and professions (the Civil Engineer and Herald of Internal Improvement, Fireman's Gazette, Cozzens' Wine Press). The collection includes periodicals promoting the interests of large industries, such as the railroads (American Railroad Journal), and the growing financial sector (Debtors Journal, G. Adams' Business Intelligencer, American Insurance Examiner). Together, they chronicle the large-scale shifts in commerce during the years witnessing the rise of capitalism. Available from EBSCOhost.
Business, Industrial and Professional Periodicals, 1859-1870
The Business, Industrial and Professional Periodicals, 1859-1870 collection from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) represents the subjects of business and industry, broadly defined, focusing on the years 1859 to 1870. The publications include journals devoted to specific trades (such as the New England Mechanic, and Shoe and Leather Reporter) and professions (the American Merchant, Printers' Monthly Bulletin). They also include periodicals promoting the interests of industry (Pacific Railroad, the Journal of Industry). Subjects also include finance (the Insurance Intelligencer, the Wall Street Underwriter and General Joint Stock Register) and the emerging service industries (the Real Estate Register of the North-West, the Detective's Manual and Officer's Guide). Together, they chronicle the large-scale shifts in commerce during the years witnessing the rise of capitalism. Available from EBSCOhost.
Business, Industrial and Professional Periodicals, 1871-1901
The Business, Industrial and Professional Periodicals, 1871-1901 collection from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) represents the subjects of business and industry, broadly defined, focusing on the last quarter of the nineteenth century, during the second industrial revolution. The publications include journals devoted to specific trades (such as the Iron Molders' International Journal, the Lumber Trade) and professions (the American Letter Carriers' Magazine, Engineering News). They also include periodicals promoting the interests of industry (the Paper Trade Journal, the Coal and Iron Record, the Western Manufacturer, the Railroad Advertiser). Subjects also include finance (the National Business Index, the Banker and Tradesman) and the emerging service industries (the Scranton Law Times, the Real Estate Reporter). Together, they chronicle the large-scale shifts in commerce during the years witnessing the solidification of capitalism, mass production, and industrialization. Available from EBSCOhost.
Includes 800 computer-based tutorials in over 39 different legal subject areas, including professional responsibility.
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Cambridge Journals Online
Includes full text for journals in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
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Canada Supreme Court Reports
HeinOnline's Canada Supreme Court Reports contains the official bilingual series published under authority of the Supreme Court Act. This collection includes more than 9,400 cases which include background information, statutes and regulations, authors cited, analysis and the decision.
Chronicle of Higher Education
Online source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law publishes material on social and economic justice for low-income people and communities.
College and Student Periodicals, 1806-1877
The College and Student Periodicals, 1806-1877 collection from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) captures a broad view of the events, humor, and lifestyle of campuses around the country, and provides researchers with a better understanding of popular culture through the eyes of its younger members. Many youth in nineteenth-century America engaged in academics, and they enjoyed sharing their activities and the emerging talents they developed at school with their fellow students and teachers. Included here are college student titles from the northeast, such as: the Vassar Miscellany and the Trinity Tablet; from the South: the Hermathenian and Journal of the Virginia Collegiate Institute and the Georgia University Magazine; from the Midwest: the Eureka College Vidette and the Notre Dame Scholastic; and from the West Coast: the Berkeleyan and the Napa Classic. The collection also includes titles featuring schools' literary efforts, such as the Hamilton Literary Monthly, the Rutgers Literary Miscellany, and Centre College Magazine: Devoted to Literature. In addition, diverse types of schools are represented here, including technical colleges, military academies, and business schools. A number of publications were largely written by and for women, such as the Pactolus, the Parethenian or Young Ladies Magazine, and the Sunbeam. Available from EBSCOhost.
Full text publications covering the latest information and current trends in high technology; available through EBSCOhost.
Congress and the Courts
Provides all relevant documents prepared by various Congresses relating to the purpose, formation, organization, and restructuring of the federal government.
An encyclopedia of the people, procedures, politics, primary documents and campaigns for the 27 Amendments to the Constitution of the United States.
Criminal Justice in America: U.S. Attorney General Opinions, Reports, and Publications
This collection includes the official reports and opinions of the U.S. Attorney General (both the Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States as well as the Opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel of the United States Department of Justice). Also included are guides, handbooks, hearings, and other materials related to the study of criminal justice in the United States. Available through HeinOnline.
Current Events and History Periodicals, 1691-1912
The Current Events and History Periodicals, 1691-1912 collection from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) consists primarily of publications about the current events of the 18th and 19th centuries. These include regular reports on economics and government affairs, with titles such as the New England Post Office Record, the Political State of Great Britain, and the Social Science Review. Also strongly represented in this collection is a group of periodicals dedicated to local news and interests, including Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society, Collections of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Mad River Valley Pioneer, and Bowen's Boston News Letter. In addition, there are many titles that take the country's history as their main subject: Lexington and Concord Centennial 1775, Stars and Stripes in Rebellion, the Scorpion: A Journal Devoted to the Interests of the Privateersman, the Historical Family Library, the Picture Gallery of the New and Old Worlds, and the Antiquarian and General Review, to name but a few. Available from EBSCOhost.
Early American Case Law
Contains the entire Federal Cases 30 book series (1894-1897) which contains more than 20,000 cases. Also included is the Trinity Series, which includes American Decisions, American Reports, and American State Reports; available through HeinOnline.
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The English Reports delivers exact page images of the original bound reprint edition, containing more than 100,000 cases, together with the Indexes and Book of Charts. In addition, multiple navigation tools, such as a Case Locator, Chart Tool, and an Advanced Search feature enhance the ease of access to specific cases. Also included in this collection is the Statutes of the Realm (1235-1713), along with Pre-1865 Law Reports; available through HeinOnline.
Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E)
Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E) is the leading source for comprehensive, daily coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets. E&E's five daily online publications include EnergyWire, ClimateWire, E&E Daily, Greenwire, and E&E News PM. Access to E&E TV is also provided.
Includes indexing and abstracts for global environmental issues, with coverage since 1940s; available through EBSCOhost.
EO Tax Journal
This daily tax services provide documents and short summaries of developments, but little analysis. Periodicals provide some analysis, but usually in a historical context.
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ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966; available through EBSCOhost.
European Centre for Minority Issues
Includes full text (pdf format) publications of the European Centre for Minority Issues; available through HeinOnline.
European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750
This database contains more than 32,000 records, and covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples.
Family Studies Abstracts
Family Studies Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to family studies, including marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 53,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
This collection includes cases, statutes, regulations, court rules, and constitutions. Fastcase also provides access to a newspaper archive, legal forms, and a one-stop PACER search of federal filings through content partners.
Federal Register Library
Includes full text (pdf format) of Federal Register, Federal Register Indexes, Compilation of Sections Affected, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents and the Administrative Procedure Act (1944-1946); available through HeinOnline.
Foreign and International Law Resources Database
Full text database from HeinOnline containing international yearbooks, serials, digests, and decisions.
Foreign Law Guide
Includes current sources of codes and basic legislation in jurisdictions of of the world.
Foreign Relations of the United States
Full text access to this official documentary historial record of U.S. foreign policy decisions; available through HeinOnline.
Full text coverage for more than 450 scholarly Spanish language journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain in all major subject areas; available through EBSCOhost.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas; available through EBSCOhost.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Full text reference collection containing over 140 titles, covering subjects ranging from the Law to the Arts.
GeoRef & GeoRef in Process
GeoRef is American Geological Institute's geoscience database containing over 2.2 million records of North America since 1785, and other areas of the world since 1933. GeoRef In Process contains unedited records that are still in the process of being indexed prior to their integration in the main GeoRef database. This database is intended as a supplement to the main GeoRef database; available through EBSCOhost
Selective full text on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more; available through EBSCOhost.
Harvard Research in International Law
The collection includes access to the reprint of The Harvard Research in International Law as well as Contemporary Analysis and Appraisal. It also includes links to law review articles from within the Law Journal Library that are written by the contributors to the Harvard Research in International Law; available through HeinOnline.
Includes full-text access to law journals, American Law Institute restatements, bar journals, U.S. primary source materials, trials, legal classics, international law resources, etc.
HeinOnline Law Journal Library
Includes full text (pdf format), retrospective holdings of over 1,400 law reviews and legal journals. Full text searching is available, as well as browse searching by most-cited law journals, core U.S./most cited law journals, American Bar Association journals, international and non-U.S. law journals, and criminal justice journals.
HeinOnline Legal Classics
Includes full text (pdf format) of more than 6,700 classic legal publications.
History of Bankruptcy
The History of Bankruptcy includes legislative histories, treatises, documents and more related to bankruptcy law in America. It also includes classic books dating back to the late 1800s and links to scholarly articles that are related to the study of bankruptcy in America.
History of International Law
Includes more than 1,100 titles and 800,000 pages dating back to 1690 on International Law subjects such as War & Peace, the Nuremberg Trials, Law of the Sea, International Arbitration, Hague Conferences and Conventions and much more.
History of Supreme Court Nominations
This library features the complete print series Supreme Court of the U.S. Hearings and Reports on Successful and Unsuccessful Nominations of Supreme Court Justices by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
History Reference Center
Includes full text reference publications, journals, historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, and video; available through EBSCOhost.
Homeland Security Digital Library
The nation's premier research collection of open-source resources related to homeland security policy, strategy and organizational management.
Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S.
This monumental collection is a compilation of the most important historical documents and legislation related to immigration in the United States as well as current hearings, debates and recent developments in immigration law. This first comprehensive database includes BIA Precedent Decisions, legislative histories, law and policy titles, extradition titles, scholarly articles, an extensive bibliography, and other related works. Available through HeinOnline.
Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
A multilingual index to articles and book reviews published worldwide covering international (public and private), comparative, and municipal law of countries other than the United States, the U.K., Canada, and Australia. With coverage from 1985 to the present, the Index is updated quarterly; available through HeinOnline.
Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text
Full text access to 274 legal journals, with indexes and abstracts to more than 880 titles.
Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective
Retrospective database cumulates citations from print editions of Index to Legal Periodicals published between 1908-1981.
Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Database in the areas of information science, with coverage since mid 1960s; available through EBSCOhost.
Intellectual Property Law Collection
With millions of pages of legislative histories, treatises, documents, classics, and more relating to copyrights, patents, and trademarks, this collection allows researchers to search across all intellectual property law materials in one database.
International Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL)
The IEL is comprised of distinct reference works covering major fields of law with country-by-country monographs that describe how each national legal system governs the relevant field. The national monographs are supplemented where relevant with international monographs which detail the workings of supranational organizations that affect the field of law in question, or offer an overview of the field from a comparative perspective. Access is provided to the following fields of law: Civil Procedure, Contracts, Criminal Law, Energy Law, Environmental Law, Family and Succession Law, Media Law, Medical Law, and Tort Law.
International Law Association Reports
The ILA Reports of Conferences are available from inception (1873); available through HeinOnline.
JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive
Full text scholarly journal literature.
A full-text database containing over 930,000 unique United Kingdom cases and legislative provisions. This includes cases dating back to 1163 and the full legislative history of the UK from 1235. Citation information is available for cases from across the commonwealth.
Labor & Employment Law Resource Center
Full text access to BNA's labor and employment law content, including the BNA Insights series of articles and videos.
Law360 is a one-stop source for legal news and analysis, with up-to-the-minute coverage of litigation, regulation and enforcement, legislation, executive orders, administrative hearings, corporate deal-making, and more. Law360 content is also accessible via Lexis Advance.
Contains full text for nearly 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals; available through EBSCOhost.
Legal Scholarship Network
Research papers and journals on legal, economics and business topics; available through SSRN (Social Science Research Network).
LegalTrac provides indexing and selective full-text for all major law reviews, law journals, specialty law and bar association journals and legal newspapers. The database offers coverage of federal and state cases, laws and regulations, legal practice and taxation, as well as British Commonwealth, European Union, and international law.
LexisNexis Law School
Offers full-text online news, business, legal, legislative, and regulatory information, updated daily.
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Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text
Subject coverage includes librarianship, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing, with coverage extending back to 1966; available through EBSCOhost.
Literary Reference Center
Comprehensive literary reference database; available through EBSCOhost.
Literati by Credo
The collection is a mixture of up-to-date reference and research titles of academic research in the social sciences and humanities.
Literature Resource Center
Includes biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors. Includes Scribner's Writers Series and Twayne's Authors Series.
Full text primary and secondary source materials, including agency decisions and federal court decisions.
Louisiana Legal Forms
Provides a wide selection of state-specific legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language. Available through Thomson Gale.
Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926
The Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law, 1600-1926
, gives any library the kind of historical resources previously found only at the largest and oldest repositories and gives even the most extensive libraries online access to foreign and international legal literature . FCIL includes pre-1926 treatises and similar monographs, sourced from the collections of the Yale, George Washington University, and Columbia law libraries, in the following areas: International Law; Comparative Law; Foreign Law; Roman Law; Islamic Law; Jewish Law; and Ancient Law.
Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources I, 1620-1926
Contains more than 1,300 individual titles consisting of about 2,225 volumes sourced chiefly from the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale University, with additional materials provided by the Law Library of Congress.
Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources II, 1763-1970
Comprised of United States codes, constitutional conventions and compilations, and municipal codes, Part II includes access to essential documents in American legal history and is fully cross-searchable with Primary Sources, Part I.
Manual of Patent Examining Procedure
This manual is published to provide U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) examiners, applicants, attorneys, agents, and representatives of applicants with a reference work on the practices and procedures relative to the prosecution of patent applications before the USPTO. It contains instructions to examiners, as well as other material relevant to information and interpretation, and outlines the current procedures which the examiners are required or authorized to follow in appropriate cases in the normal examination of a patent application; available through HeinOnline.
Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
The Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory has long been a reliable source of information on law firms, banks, and real estate offices in every United States city for lawyers, bankers, merchants, manufacturers and others. In addition to providing addresses and contact information for law firms, the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory also contains ratings and a section on foreign lawyers and law firms. HeinOnline now provides access to the historical archive of this publication covering the period from its inception in 1868 to 1963.
Provides full text for tens of thousands of biographies and primary source documents, hundreds of reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia and the CIA World Fact Book), an Image Collection containing photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
Includes citations and abstracts to worldwide biomedical literature, produced by the National Library of Medicine.
Military & Government Collection
Covers news pertaining to all branches of the military and government; provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles; available through EBSCOhost.
Military and Law Enforcement Periodicals, 1691-1877
The Military and Law Enforcement Periodicals, 1691-1877 collection from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) consists of publications pertaining to the military broadly and to the experiences of soldiers and sailors specifically. They include official publications such as the United States Naval Gazette, the United States Pension Record and Departmental Gazette, and the Military and Naval Magazine of the United States; general titles for soldiers and sailors, such as the Soldiers Casket the War Drum, and the Grand Army Sentinel; publications devoted to military-related benevolent organizations and activities, such as the Seaman's Friend, the Fair Record of the Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon, and the Old Soldier's Advocate; and periodicals dedicated to temperance and religious concerns, such as the Soldiers Visitor and the Lifeboat. Supplementing this core of military-related titles is a group of periodicals pertaining to early law enforcement, such as the National Police Gazette. Available from EBSCOhost.
MLA International Bibliography and Periodicals Directory
Consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore and includes coverage from 1926 to the present; available through EBSCOHost.
National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws
This provides access to the full text of all Model Acts drafted, recommended or endorsed by the Conference. Also included are the approved "successive drafts" of each Uniform and Model Act.
National Law Journal
Reports legal information of national importance to attorneys, including federal circuit court decisions, verdicts, practitioners' columns, coverage of legislative issues and legal news for the business and private sectors.
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National Moot Court Competition
Full text winning records and briefs from the annual National Moot Court Competition; available through HeinOnline.
National Survey of State Laws
This database version of Rich Leiter's National Survey of State Laws provides an overall view of some of the most sought-after and controversial legal topics in the United States enabling patrons to make basic state-by-state comparisons of current state laws. This new 7th edition, along with the 6th and 5th editions, are included in the database and allow patrons to compare the same laws as they existed in 2005, 2008 and 2015. All print editions are included in HeinOnline's image-based, fully searchable, user-friendly platform.
Cover to cover full text for nearly 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers; selective full text for 389 regional(U.S.); available through EBSCOhost.
Newswires (AP, UPI, etc.)
EBSCO's News Harvester provides near real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe.
Nexis Uni™ features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis®—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved
searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.
OneSearch is LSU Law Library’s implementation of the EBSCO Discovery Service, which allows users to search a significant portion of the Library’s resources from a single search box.
OneSearch searches across the LSU Law Library and Middleton Library catalogs and many of our databases and online resources all at once. This comprehensive, one-stop search
engine returns high quality content in books, journals, archives and databases. You may also manipulate your search results in a number of ways, including limiting to
full-text online and peer-reviewed journals.
Oxford English Dictionary online
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) online version.
The PAIS International database from ProQuest contains references to more than 553,300 journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, grey literature, research reports, conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, and more. Newspapers and newsletters are not indexed.
PAIS International includes publications from over 120 countries throughout the world. In addition to English, some of the indexed materials are published in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law Publications
Provides access to more than 50 publications from the Parker School of Foreign & Comparative Law at Columbia Law School. This collection includes the 22-volume set, A Bibliography on Foreign and Comparative Law: Books and Articles in English by Charles Szladits, as well as An Introduction to the Legal System of the United States by E. Allan Farnsworth, among other notable titles; available through HeinOnline.
Peace Research Abstracts
Peace Research Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 267,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
Officially titled United States - Vietnam Relations, 1945-1967: A Study Prepared by the Department of Defense. These "Pentagon Papers" are a United States Department of Defense history of the United States' political-military involvement in Vietnam from 1945 to 1967; available through HeinOnline.
Periodicals of the British Empire and Its Colonies, 1702-1879
The Periodicals of the British Empire and Its Colonies, 1702-1879 collection from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) represents literature of the British Empire, specifically focusing on colonial North America. Many of the periodicals were printed in Europe, Canada or appear as publications reissued in America. A few titles come from Asia. Notable editors and contributors include Joseph Addison, Daniel Defoe, Samuel Johnson, Thomas Paine, and Richard Steele. As a whole, these titles provide scholars with a unique insight into the colonies' complex relationship with European home countries as they developed their own identity in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Available from EBSCOhost.
Philip C. Jessup Library
Complete collection of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition; available from HeinOnline.
Professional Development Collection
A collection of full text education journals; available through EBSCOhost.
Includes CIS Index, congressional publications, testimony, bills, laws, regulations, information on members, committees, etc. Includes the ProQuest Congressional Hearings Digital Collection Historical Archive (1824-1979) and Retrospective B collection (1980-2003).
ProQuest Digital U.S. Bills and Resolutions 1789-2013
All versions of all full-text bills, resolutions, hearings and reports for the first Congress to the present day.
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ProQuest Dissertations & Theses
Includes citations and abstracts for every title in the Dissertation Abstracts database. Some titles have 24 page previews.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times & Index
The Historical New York Times with Index (1851-1993) provides search capability using subject terms and topics for focused and targeted results in combination with searchable full text, full page, and article-level images from the Historical New York Times (1851-2013).
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
Includes full-text information from leading nursing, allied health, and related publications.
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
ProQuest Statistical Insight
Locate highly-sought-after statistics from state and federal government reports, private sector sources, and international intergovernmental organizations.
ProQuest Supreme Court Insight
ProQuest Supreme Court Insight, 1975-2016, is a complete online collection of full opinions from Supreme Court argued cases, including per decision, dockets, oral arguments, joint appendices and amicus briefs. Content associated with each case is compiled on a dynamic page organized to facilitate understanding of the judicial process, and is also retrievable on a document by document basis. This collection covers content through the 2016/2017 term.
ProQuest U.S. Congressional Serial Set Maps & Serial Set 1789-1969
A valuable collection of American historical documents and U.S. government publications compiled under the directive of Congress.
ProView provides access to a selection of Thomson Reuters' practice ready e-books. LSU Law Center faculty and students can also download the ProView app
for use on tablets, laptops, and desktops.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
Includes full text publications covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, etc.; available through EBSCOhost.
PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts)
Includes citations and summaries in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines, coverage begins 1872; available through EBSCOhost
Public Administration Abstracts
Public Administration Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to public administration, including public administration theory, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 93,600 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
Race Relations Abstracts
Race Relations Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to race relations, including ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 49,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
Readex U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994
Online version of the bound, sequentially numbered volumes of all of the Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
This comprehensive database offers content from a variety of sources including an inclusive collection of images, health reports, and full text for reference books and general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas. Additionally, the resource covers a full spectrum of Spanish-language scholarships inside and outside academia; available through EBSCOhost.
Regional Business News
Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications; available through EBSCOhost.
Religion & Philosophy Collection
Includes full text coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy; available through EBSCOhost.
Religious Periodicals from the Southern US, 1801-1904
The Religious Periodicals from the Southern U.S., 1801-1904 collection from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) contains periodicals published in the South during the nineteenth century focused on spiritual concerns, broadly defined. Here, researchers will find publications devoted primarily to religion from a number of denominations, including Baptists, Presbyterians, Methodists, Lutherans, and Unitarians. Places of publication include Richmond, Lynchburg, Lexington, the lower Mississippi, New Orleans, Baltimore, Atlanta, Charleston, Macon, St. Louis, to name but a few. Available from EBSCOhost.
Revised Statutes of Canada
Complete coverage of all six revisions from the official printed volumes of the Revised Statutes of Canada in nearly 48,000 pages
; available through HeinOnline.
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Digital Library
Includes articles, books and manuals written by experts for the Foundation. Articles dealing with all aspects of natural resources law from the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation's Annual Institutes (since 1955), Special Institutes (since 1970), and Workshops. All Annual Institute articles from 1990- can be printed in original PDF format.
Science & Technology Collection
Contains full text journals covering topics such as aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science; available through EBSCOhost.
Scottish Legal History: Featuring Publications of the Stair Society
This collection includes the Stair Society Main (Annual) Series consisting of 53 volumes (1936-present), vols. 1-3 of the Stair Society Supplementary Series, as well as books, abridgments and links to scholarly articles from HeinOnline's Law Journal Library that discuss Scots law
; available through HeinOnline.
Selden Society Publications and the History of Early English Law
This full-text collection contains official publications from the Selden Society, as well as the Publications of the Ames Foundation and a number of legal clasics, digests, encyclopedias and abridgments; available through HeinOnline.
Provides access to bibliographic information and current pricing for popular serials; available through EBSCOhost.
Session Laws Library
Full-text federal and state session laws; available from HeinOnline.
Slavery and Abolition, 1789-1887
The Slavery and Abolition, 1789-1887 collection from the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) chronicles the African-American experience during the 19th century. While subjects run the gamut and include a fair amount of titles covering religion and literature (including the Pathfinder, Slave's Friend, Anglo-African Magazine, and Youth's Emancipator), the bulk are related to slavery and abolition, including titles such as the Freedmen's Record, Genius of Universal Emancipation, the Liberator, the Massachusetts Abolitionist, the Mirror of Liberty, and the National Crisis: An Antidote to Abolition Fanaticism, Treason and Sham Philanthropy. Available from EBSCOhost.
Slavery and the Law (1775-1867)
Slavery and the Law, a ProQuest History Vault collection, features petitions on race, slavery, and free blacks that were submitted to state legislatures and county courthouses between 1775 and 1867. These petitions were collected by Loren Schweninger over a four year period from hundreds of courthouses and historical societies in 10 states and the District of Columbia. The petitions document the realities of slavery at the most immediate local level and with amazing candor. Slavery and the Law also includes the important State Slavery Statutes collection, a comprehensive record of the laws governing American slavery from 1789-1865.
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law
This HeinOnline collection brings together, for the first time, all known legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, all reported state and federal cases on slavery, hundreds of pamphlets and books written about slavery, English-language legal commentaries published before 1920, more than a thousand pamphlets and books on slavery from the 19th century, Congressional debates from the Continental Congress to 1880, many modern histories of slavery, and modern law review articles on the subject. This library will continue to grow, not only from new scholarship but also from historical material that can be located.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Contains abstracts of over 300,000 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an electronic paper collection currently containing over 250,000 downloadable full text documents in Adobe Acrobat pdf format. Some articles are fee-based.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Includes full text books, journals, and conference proceedings on sociology; available through EBSCOhost.
Spinelli's Law Library Reference Shelf
Includes more than 100 legal dictionaries; legal bibliographies; cataloging publications; AALL GD-SIS State Bibliographies; AALL Publication Series; serials; greenslips (archive of bibliographic entries); Library of Congress Classification Schedules and Subject Headings.
State Attorney General Reports and Opinions
This collection includes access to the State Attorney General Reports & Opinions for all fifty states as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Also includes access to the Opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel of the United States Department of Justice and the Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States.
State Reports: A Historical Archive
State Reports: A Historical Archive includes reports for all 50 states as well as the linking to the full text of the state report in HeinOnline when available. This provides the researcher with a convenient state-by-state bibliographic guide to published court reports and how they interrelate with the National Court Reporter; available through HeinOnline.
State Statutes: A Historical Archive
State Statutes: A Historical Archive includes superseded state statutes for all fifty states. Search the statutes by state, date, description and text. Coverage goes back until 1717; available through HeinOnline.
Statutes of the Realm
Contains valuable historical and bibliographical information concerning the statutes of England, Ireland and Scotland from 1235-1713; available through HeinOnline.
Subject Compilations of State Laws
Contains references to more than 22,000 sources of 50-state surveys; available through HeinOnline.
Tax Foundation Archive Publications
The Tax Foundation was founded in 1937 and collects data and publishes research studies on tax policies at the federal and state levels. More than 980 titles are included, such as: Tax Watch, Facts & Figures on Government Finance, Library Bulletin, IRET Publications, Civic Guides, and much more; available through HeinOnline.
Tax Notes Today
Searchable full-text documents from courts, Congress, and government agencies and departments.
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Taxation & Economic Reform in America
It includes more than 100 other legislative histories related to taxation, economic reform, and stimulus plans.
Thomson Reuters Checkpoint
The RIA Tax Service contains databases which cover the following broad topics: federal tax issues, state tax issues, and international tax issues
This collection includes complete coverage of the United States Code dating back to inception in 1925-1926. Also includes the Early Federal Laws Collection, which represents the most complete collection of federal statute compilations prior to the US Code; available through HeinOnline.
U.S. Congressional Documents
Full-text access to the bound and daily versions of Congressional Record, its three predecessor titles, and other important congressional material; available through HeinOnline.
U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals
Full-text access to the official case law of some of the United States most important government institutions; available through HeinOnline.
U.S. Federal Legislative History Library
Includes Sources of Compiled Legislative History Database and full text (pdf format) legislative histories; available through HeinOnline.
U.S. Presidential Library
Collection of full text presidential documents; available through HeinOnline.
U.S. Statutes at Large
Includes full text (pdf format) covering vol. 1 (1789/1799)-current. Full text searching as well browse searching of popular name, Indian treaties and othe treaties; available through HeinOnline.
U.S. Supreme Court Library
Includes full text (pdf format) U.S. Reports, 1754-current, preliminary prints and slip opinions in the U.S. Supreme Court Library; books and periodicals on the court; available through HeinOnline.
U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978
Containing nearly 11 million pages of records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the period 1832-1978; available through Thomson Gale.
U.S. Treaties and Agreements Library
Includes full text (pdf format) official and unofficial treaties, as well as guides and indexes; available through HeinOnline.
United Nations Law Collection
The United Nations Law Collection offers researchers a complete online international law collection of exact reproductions of major United Nations legal publications; available through HeinOnline.
Urban Studies Abstracts
Urban Studies Abstracts
includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to urban studies, including urban affairs, community development, urban history, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 51,600 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
Vente et Gestion
Full text coverage for French language business journals covering topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, technology and others; available through EBSCOhost.
Violence & Abuse Abstracts
Violence & Abuse Abstracts
includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 21,500 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
Wall Street Journal
Comprehensive coverage back to 1984 is available from the world's leading financial newspaper.
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Women and the Law (Peggy)
Women and the Law (Peggy) is a collection that brings together books, biographies and periodicals dedicated to women's roles in society and the law. This unique collection of materials provides a platform to research the progression of women's roles and rights in society over the past 200 years. Also included are more than 70 titles from Emory University Law School's Feminism and Legal Theory Project which provide a platform to view the effect of law and culture on the female gender; available through HeinOnline.
World Constitutions Illustrated
Full-text collection of current and historical constitutions of every country of the world, in the vernacular and in English; includes more than 1,400 classic books on constitutions, constitutional history and jurisprudence; and more than a dozen legal periodicals focusing on constitutional law; available through HeinOnline.
World Treaty Library
This collection brings together works from Rohn, Dumont, Wiktor, and Martens to create a rich collection of world treaties, covering the time period from 1648 to the present; available through HeinOnline.
World Trials Library
Full text of over 3,500 trial transcripts and monographs; available through HeinOnline.