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Legal Databases

Access Database Description
Law School Access Only Audio Case Files Audio Case Files and Courtroom Videos; new users click "Sign Up" and use your Pegasus address in the form.
Law School Access Only BNA Web Includes U.S.Law Week, I.P. library, Labor library, and other reporters

Law School Access Only, Password Required (click here for access information).

Bloomberg Law Includes U.S. primary law sources; dockets & federal case documents; P.L.I. treatises;  news & business information.
Law School Access Only Fastcase Online access to cases, statutes, regulations, court rules, and bar publications
Law School Access Only Gann Online New Jersey statutes, court rules and caselaw, and Gann Law Books
treatises on New Jersey law.
Rutgers Only (Core Subscription); Law School Access Only (additional components) HeinOnline Core subscription  includes many older law journals not contained in Lexis or Westlaw; 'Legal Classics' (monographic works); U.S. Statutes at Large; federal legislative histories; U.S. treaties & international agreements; U.S. Attorney General opinions; Presidential documents; world constitutions (current & historical) and the English Reports Full Reprint (English court decisions up to 1865).   Additional components
accessible only to the Law School  include Foreign & International Law Resources,  United Nations law collection, World Trials, History of Taxation & Economic Reform in America, and Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals.
Rutgers Only Human Rights and Humanitarian Law E-books new Books published in 2009,2010, and 2011
Law School Access Only IBFD International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation
Rutgers Only IntelliConnect Primary sources, explanations, and news in many topical areas including antitrust, banking, commodities, energy, environmental compliance, food and drugs, government contracts, labor and employment, medical devices, pensions,
securities, and taxation.
Rutgers Only International Law E-books new Books published in 2009,2010, and 2011
Rutgers Only Law Library Microform Consortium Digital LLMC-Digital offers a wide range of archival material from federal legislative, judicial and executive branch agencies.
Law School Access Only Leadership Federal Government Directory information & organization charts  of U.S. federal
government's executive branch & independent agencies; includes
Presidential candidates' campaign organizations. Caution:
single-user license; please click "Logout" when done.

Law School Access Only LegiStorm Pro Biographical & financial information about members & staff of
U.S. Congress; full-text of reports from Congressional Research Service
and General Accounting Office.
Law School Access Only, Password Required Lexis-Nexis Broad coverage of primary and secondary legal sources and news databases
Law School Access Only Loislaw Connect Full-text Treatise Libraries and New York Bar CLE Publications.
Rutgers Only Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises Legal treatises 1800-1926 (Supported by Rutgers Law School Alumni Association)
Rutgers Only Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources, 1620-1970 Colonial and state codes, municipal codes,  constitutional convention
documents, colonial records, Federal Statutes Annotated.
Rutgers Only Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records & Briefs U.S. Supreme Court Records & Briefs, 1832-1978
Law School Access Only New Jersey Law Journal Searchable database of articles, 2000 to date (Supported by Rutgers Law School Alumni Association)
Rutgers Only Oxford Scholarship Online: Law module new Books published mainly 2000 to 2011
Law School Access Only RIA Checkpoint A tax database
Law School Access Only vLex Primary and secondary legal materials of many countries
Password required Westlaw Broad coverage of primary and secondary legal sources and news databases

Other Useful Databases for Legal Research

Access Database Description
Rutgers Only Access UN United Nations publications
Rutgers Only Booksinprint.com (Books in Print with Reviews) Full bibliographic information and links to reviews
Rutgers Only Business & Industry Database Coverage: 1994 - present
Rutgers Only Business Source Premier Business Information, has some coverage from 1926 onwards, and more than 200 journals with complete coverage from 1965
Rutgers Only CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online Papers & conference proceedings from universities, NGOs and foundations, 1991 - present
Rutgers Only Congressional Universe Congressional publications, legislative histories, bills and laws.
Rutgers Only Country Watch Current news & information on 191 countries
Rutgers Only CQ Researcher In-depth analysis of contemporary issues, 1991 to present
Rutgers Only Criminal Justice Abstracts Coverage: 1969 to present.
Rutgers Only Dissertations and Theses Lists 1.5 million titles from 1861 to present
Rutgers Only EconLit Covers 550 journals, 1969 - present
Rutgers Only EEBO - Early English Books Online Contains some early English legal materials
Rutgers Only Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) Includes many law books published in the 1700's
Rutgers Only Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management index Coverage: 1984 to present
Rutgers Only ERIC - Educational Resources Information Center Database of education related literature, 1966 to present
Rutgers Only Factiva Access to Factiva publications and company information
Rutgers Only JSTOR Full-text database of older scholarly periodicals
Rutgers Only LexisNexis Statistical Insight Permits searching across many government statistical databases
Rutgers Only New York Times (Proquest) Full text images from the newspaper are available through this database.
Rutgers Only OECD iLibrary OECD iLibrary is the online publications portal of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.Full text of OECD periodicals and documents are available at this site.
Rutgers Only Oxford English Dictionary Based on the second edition but with drafts and revisions from the not yet released third edition
Rutgers Only Polling the Nations Opinion surveys from over 700 polling organizations covering 80 countries, 1986 - present
Rutgers Only PAIS International and Archive Covers journals, books, conference proceedings and government documents, 1972 - present
Rutgers Only ProQuest Congressional (1789 to Present Day)

ProQuest Congressional offers access to congressional publications dealing with the wide variety of topics addressed by Congress.  

Rutgers Only Ulrich's Periodical Directory Ulrich's provides information on approximately 250,000 periodicals. Includes some reviews. Coverage varies.
Rutgers Only United Nations Statistics Division Common Database - UNdata UNdata provides selected series from 30 specialized international data sources for all available countries and areas.
Rutgers Only U.S. Congressional Serial Set Congressional reports and documents, 1817-1980
Rutgers Only World News Connection English and translated news stories from the Foreign News Service of the U.S. Government
Rutgers Only Worldwide Political Science Abstracts Coverage: 1975 to present

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