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      HeinOnline contains Law Journal Library, Foreign & International Law Resources Database, U.S. Federal Legislative History and Presidential Libraries, English Reports Library, Legal Classics Library and more.  Includes Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, indexing worldwide journals, essay collections, and festschrifts.    
   JSTOR contains an archive of economics, finance, history, law, philosophy, political science, and sociology journal articles.  
     Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text and Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective: 1908-1981 index law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, statutes, bar association publications, university publications, and government publications and some full-text.   
LegalTrac   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.  
    CCH Intelliconnect contains primary law and CCH analysis on many subjects including antitrust, banking, corporate governance, intellectual property, products liability, tax, and many more law topics.   
    Congressional is a comprehensive index to federal legislative history including full text of most documents and legislative histories for laws between 1969 and current.  Legislative Insight adds legislative histories for laws from 1929 to current  
   BNA Reports contain legal and regulatory news and analysis on a wide range of legal subjects, including environmental, intellectual property, employment, business, corporate, and tax law.    
   Checkpoint contains tax materials from RIA, including some Warren, Gorham & Lamont treatises.   
   Oxford Reports on International Law contains international investment claim, human rights, criminal law and domestic court decisions, as well as case summaries and additional value added materials.    
   Fastcase is a lower cost alternative to Westlaw and Lexis containing primary law. Give it a try!   
  Loislaw contains select Aspen Treatises and Bar materials as well as federal and state court opinion, legislation, and administrative materials  
    U.S.Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978 Contains nearly 11 million pages of records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the period 1832-1978.  
     Making of the Modern Law: Primary Sources is a fully searchable digital archive of the published records of the American colonies, documents published by state constitutional conventions, state codes, city charters, law dictionaries, digests and more. The term primary sources is used in the legal sense of a case, statute, or regulation. Designed to complement The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, this archive offers online access to state and municipal codes, documents relating to constitutional conventions, and other resources in American legal history.  
      Making of the Modern Law: Treatises 1800-1926 contains casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches and more.  
     Making of the Modern Law: Trials 1600-1926 includes unofficially published accounts of trials, official trial documents, administrative proceedings and arbitrations.  
    The Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law International Law component features works of some of the great legal theorists, including Gentili, Grotius, Selden, Zouche, Pufendorf, Bijnkershoek, Wolff, Vattel, Martens, Mackintosh, Wheaton, among others. The Foreign Law component features foreign legal treatises, including commentaries, encyclopedias, textbooks, monographs, and festschriften of a variety of countries. The Comparative Law component features books that compare more than one legal system and includes Ancient, Roman, Jewish Law, and Islamic Law.  
    Eighteenth Century Collections Online contains full text English-language titles published in the United Kingdom and the Americas between 1701 and 1800. Includes books, pamphlets, broadsides, and ephemera.  
  The Making of Modern Law: Foreign Primary Sources, 1600-1970.  A digital collection of superseded foreign statutes and commentaries and analysis from a number of European, Latin American, United Kingdom & other countries.  Analogous Canon and Roman law materials are also included. The materials are in English, Dutch, French, German, Irish, and Italian.  This archive features some of the most important historical sources of world civil law and jurisprudence, as well as basic materials from a number of common-law jurisdictions.