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Law Library Databases by Subject

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This list includes all databases that the Law Library subscribes to, as well as some selected W&M databases and free sites of interest to the Law School community. It does not include individual databases in Lexis or Westlaw, nor all components of Hein Online, BNA, or CCH. The list includes a small selection of non-legal databases. For additional non-legal databases, please visit Swem Library's list of databases. For legal reference souces, please see our online legal reference collection.

Administrative Law 
Business and Economics 
Case Law (U.S.) 
Catalogs 
Citation Manuals 
Directories 
Education 
Environmental Law 
General Legal 
Government Documents 
Humanities & Social Sciences 
Intellectual Property Law 
International & Foreign Law 
Labor & Employment Law 
Legal History 
Legal Periodicals 
Legislation/Legislative Affairs (U.S.) 
Local Government Law 
Medical and Health 
News 
Nonlegal 
Professional Responsibility 
Reference 
Scholarship 
Science 
Study Aids 
Tax Law 
 


Administrative Law

»  FDSys (Federal Digital System)

»  Federal Register Library (Hein Online)   [more info]


Business and Economics

»  Business Source Complete


Case Law (U.S.)

»  U.S. Law Week

»  U.S. Supreme Court Library (Hein Online)


Catalogs

»  Online Catalog

»  WorldCat


Citation Manuals

»  Chicago Manual of Style


Directories

»  American Bench

»  Yellow Books (Leadership Library)   [more info]


Education

»  Chronicle of Higher Education   [more info]


Environmental Law

»  Environment & Safety Library (BNA)


General Legal

»  Bloomberg Law (password required)

»  BNA Libraries and Newsletters

»  FDSys (Federal Digital System)

»  Hein Online

»  IndexMaster   [more info]

»  Law Trio   [more info]

»  Legal Scholarship Network (SSRN)

»  Legal Source

»  LegalTrac

»  LexisNexis (password required)

»  LexisNexis Academic

»  LexisNexis Congressional   [more info]

»  LLMC Digital   [more info]

»  Loislaw Connect

»  Oxford Scholarship Online

»  ProQuest Congressional (formerly LexisNexis)

»  ProQuest Statistical Datasets

»  Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978

»  Thomas: Legislative Information

»  Westlaw (password required)

»  Westlaw PRO


Government Documents

»  U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978


Humanities & Social Sciences

»  ProQuest Statistical Datasets


Intellectual Property Law

»  Intellectual Property Library (BNA)


International & Foreign Law

»  Access UN

»  CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)   [more info]

»  English Reports (Hein Online)

»  Foreign and International Law Resources Database (Hein Online)

»  Foreign Law Guide

»  Halsbury's UK Laws and Legislation (Butterworths)

»  ICLR Online (Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales)

»  Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

»  International Law Journals (Hein Online)

»  JustCite

»  Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

»  Oxford Bibliographies Online: Islamic Studies

»  PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) International

»  Trade Law Guide

»  Treaties and Agreements (Hein Online)

»  United Nations Law Collection (Hein Online)

»  United Nations Treaty Series

»  vLex


Labor & Employment Law

»  Labor & Employment Law Library (BNA)


Legal History

»  Index to Legal Periodical Literature (1786-1922)

»  Legal Classics (Hein Online)   [more info]

»  Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978


Legal Periodicals

»  Directory of Open Access Journals: Law Journals

»  Haworth Press Journals

»  Hein Online

»  Index to Legal Periodical Literature (1786-1922)

»  Law Journal Library (Hein Online)

»  Legal Scholarship Network (SSRN)

»  Legal Source

»  LegalTrac

»  Scholarship Repository (W&M Law School)

»  Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

»  U.S. Law Week

»  University of Chicago Press Journals


Legislation/Legislative Affairs (U.S.)

»  Congress Daily

»  Congressional Documents, U.S. (Hein Online)

»  CQ Weekly

»  FDSys (Federal Digital System)

»  Legislative History Library, U.S. Federal (Hein Online)

»  LexisNexis Congressional   [more info]

»  National Journal

»  ProQuest Congressional (formerly LexisNexis)

»  Subject Compilations of State Laws (Hein Online)

»  Thomas: Legislative Information


Local Government Law

»  Municode   [more info]


Medical and Health

»  HighWire (Stanford Library of the Sciences and Medicine)

»  Medline   [more info]


News

»  Bloomberg Law (password required)

»  LexisNexis (password required)

»  LexisNexis Academic

»  Newspaper Archive

»  Westlaw (password required)


Nonlegal

»  Academic Search Complete

»  Business Source Complete

»  Chronicle of Higher Education   [more info]

»  CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)   [more info]

»  Dissertations and Theses -- Full Text (ProQuest)

»  Haworth Press Journals

»  JSTOR

»  Medline   [more info]

»  Newspaper Archive

»  PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) International

»  ProQuest Statistical Datasets

»  University of Chicago Press Journals

»  Yellow Books (Leadership Library)   [more info]


Professional Responsibility

»  ABA/BNA Lawyer's Manual on Professional Conduct


Reference

»  American Bench

»  Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

»  Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

»  ProQuest Statistical Datasets


Scholarship

»  Dissertations and Theses -- Full Text (ProQuest)

»  Legal Scholarship Network (SSRN)

»  Oxford Scholarship Online

»  Scholarship Repository (W&M Law School)

»  Social Science Research Network (SSRN)


Science

»  HighWire (Stanford Library of the Sciences and Medicine)


Study Aids

»  CALI Lessons   [more info]

»  Courtroom View Network


Tax Law

»  RIA Checkpoint

»  Tax Management Library (BNA)

»  Tax Management Portfolios (BNA)

»  Tax Notes Weekly