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Law Electronic Resources

Law Databases

Find databases on United States law (current, historical, and by topic), foreign and international law, Congress and legislative history, computer-based legal education resources and legal materials on CD-ROM.

Law Journals

Find indexing, abstracting and full-text databases for legal literature, as well as links to University of Chicago databases for non-legal journals.

LexisNexis and Westlaw

LexisNexis and Westlaw are the two largest legal research databases, containing federal and state laws, rules and regulations, as well as secondary sources, international law and business and news resources.

Access to LexisNexis is password-protected, available to Law School faculty, staff and students only. LexisNexis Academic, which includes many of the legal resources contained in LexisNexis, is available to the University of Chicago community or other D'Angelo Law Library researchers. See the Law Databases page or Quick Links from the Law Library home page.

Access to Westlaw is password-protected, available to Law faculty, staff and students only.

Non-legal Journals

The University of Chicago Library subscribes to databases of journal articles in all disciplines. This list contains direct links to those that may be most relevant to law-related topics. For wider subject areas, consult Database Finder.

E-journals List

Use the e-journals list to find all electronic versions of a journal, with dates of coverage.

Database Finder

Use Database Finder to find databases in disciplines other than law. Search by title (Title Search/Browse) or look at lists of databases arranged by discipline (Subject Browse). In Subject Browse, look for the bibliographer's Subject Guides, created by subject specialists to aid researchers.

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