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Top Databases

  • Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic)

    Access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources. These include regional, national, and international newspapers, news wires, broadcast transcripts, non-English language news sources, magazines, trade journals, business publications, SEC filings, law reviews, statutory, administrative and case law.

  • Hein Online

    Includes a wide variety of legal resources at the state, national and international levels as well as law journals, legal periodicals, and thematic collections of historical and legal primary source documents. All images in HeinOnline represent the exact page image of the original materials.

  • Legislative Insight

    Full text primary source publications of the variety of publications produced as a bill moves through the legislative process on its way to becoming a law.

  • Congressional Publications

    Provides access to historical and current Congressional information and publications on all aspects of legislation dealing with life and public policy. It also provides Members & Committee information and under Regulations you can search the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations.

    Use Advanced Search to select specific series:

    • Legislative Histories 1969-Present    
    • Bills & Laws 1789-Present  
    • Committee Prints & Misc. Publications 1817-Present 
    • Congressional Record Bound Edition & Predecessors 1789-Present   
    • Congressional Record Daily Edition 1985-Present   
    • CRS Reports 1916-Present   
    • Hearings 1824-Present   
    • House & Senate Documents 1817-Present   
    • House & Senate Reports 1817-Present   
    • Serial Set 1789-Present   
    • Serial Set Maps 1789-Present

Additional Databases (alphabetical)

  • Academic Search Complete

    Covers all subject areas.  Has a mix of magazines and journals, including many that are peer-reviewed.

  • Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text

    Indexing and full text of resources related to criminal justice and criminology.

  • EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements

    EIS extracts the key issues from complex government-released environmental impact statements, converting massive documents into concise, readable abstracts.

  • Eur-Lex - the access to European Union Law

    Provides access to treaties, legislation, legislation in preparation, case law,and parliamentary questions. Also provides access to the full text of the Official Journal of the European Communities, published daily in 20 languages, consisting of the L series (legislation) and the C series (information, preparatory acts and notices).

  • FDsys

    Provides access to legislative,executive and judicial documents and publications, and current and historical documents databases from the Government Printing Office.

  • Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text

    Coverage of English-language legal information, including access to scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, legislation, books, book reviews and more.

  • Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective, 1908 - 1981

    This retrospective database indexes over 750 legal periodicals published in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

  • International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference Center

    Offers information on virtually every dimension of security & counter-terrorism.


    Full-text of back issues of more than 100 scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Issues are entered on-line after having been published for 2-5 years.

  • LLMC Digital - Law Library Microform Consortium

    LLMC contains over 7,500 titles, some 90,000 volumes, of interest to researchers in law and history. Its backfile comprises the world′s largest collection of legal literature and government documents in microform.

  • MarciveWeb Docs

    MarciveWeb DOCS: catalog of government publications published since 1976. Can be searched by title, subject, keyword or technical report number. Includes links to documents available on the WWW.

  • Oxford Reference

    Fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.

  • PAIS - Public Affairs Information Service International

    Index to political, economic, and social issues in international journals, books, government publications, and reports.

  • Philosopher's Index

    Covers scholarly research in all major fields of philosophy. 

  • Political Science Complete

    Full text for more than 520 journals, and indexing and abstracts for over 2,900 titles in political science, international relations, and law.

  • Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law

    Essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. Includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.

  • United Nations Treaty Collection

    The collection offers access to over 50,000 treaties and international agreements including information on the status of over 500 major multilateral treaties. Subject matter includes human rights, disarmament, commodities, refugees and the environment.

  • Worldwide Political Science Abstracts

    Covers international journals in political science and related fields such as international relations, law, sociology, economics, and public administration policy.