Research Databases by Title: A-Z List



Latest Additions

The Making of Modern Law, one of the most significant digital collections of legal history, is now a part of our online collection.   Described by Gale/Thomson as "...covering the watershed period of legal development during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this unprecedented archive is the world's most comprehensive full-text collection of Anglo-American legal treatises of the period.  Derived from two essential reference collections for historical and more contemporary legal studies—the Nineteenth-CenturyLegal Treatises and Twentieth-Century Legal Treatises microfilm collections, published by Thomson Gale® imprint Primary Source Microfilm,The Making of Modern Law features a fully searchable database of approximately 10 million pages and more than 21,000 works."

Now available is the extensive data collected in the Congressional Research Digital Collection.  As described by its publisher, LexisNexis, "...the Congressional Research Digital Collection allows users to consider policy decisions from the last 175 years with a more complete perspective, giving their research more contextual relevance.  By combining CRS reports (from 1916 to present) and Committee Prints (from 1830 to present) into one product,  LexisNexis gives users a comprehensive vidw of congressional action and the behind-the-scenes activity involved in crafting U.S. legislation."

The Library is pleased to announce a major acquistion: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978. Described as .."containing nearly 11 million pages of records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the period 1832-1978, this product provides an essential primary source tool for the study of all aspects of American history as well as the U.S. judicial system". Direct online access is provided from within Anheuser-Busch Hall and to all remote users accesing the Internet through the Law School services.

Research Databases include the major commercial services, such as Lexis and Westlaw, supplemented by numerous Internet-based resources.  Resources labeled "Law School Only" are generally restricted to enrolled law students,  faculty, and staff who are using computers located within Anheuser Busch Hall, or are connecting to the Internet via the Law School's modem bank.  Resources labeled "Password Required" or "Ask at Circulation Desk" should be accessed after consulting with a Librarian at the Reference Desk in the Circulation area of the Law Library.  You will need to contact a Librarian if a login window appears when accessing some databases. 

Click on beginning letter of the title to access the database of interest.