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Database List

Subscription databases of particular interest to law students. 

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Site NameURLDescriptionRestrictionResource TypeCategoryFull TextPDF Available
Access UN
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Current United Nations documents and publications; with some full text. DePaul Users only Background Information, Government Documents International true No
BNA Research Library (organized alphabetically)
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Extensive library of databases covering antitrust, corporate law, health care, IP, international trade, securities, tax, and others. DePaul College of Law Users Only Background Information, Government Documents, Analyst Reports General true Some
BNA Research Library (organized by subject)
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Extensive library of databases covering antitrust, corporate law, health care, IP, international trade, securities, tax, and others. DePaul College of Law Users Only Background Information, Government Documents, Analyst Reports General true Some
CCH Intelliconnect
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State and federal tax law with expert analysis; law and expert analysis in banking, energy/utilities, government contracts, securities, trade regulation and computer law; human resources management policies and practices, including law and expert analysis in the areas of benefits, safety, payroll and worker compensation.

Includes the resources formerly encompassed by CCH Tax Research Network, CCH Business and Finance, and CCH Human Resources

DePaul Users only Legal Research General Legal true Some
Chicago Building Code
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Sections of Titles 13, 15, 18 and other related excerpts of the Municipal Code of Chicago for the Building Industry None Ordinances Illinois Legal true No
Chicago Municipal Code
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Codification of the laws and ordinances governing the City of Chicago. None Ordinances Illinois Legal true No
Chicago Zoning Ordinance and Land Use Ordinance
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Titles 16 & 17 of the Municipal Code of Chicago, and Zoning & Land Use-Related Tables None Ordinances Illinois Legal true No
Chronicle of Higher Education
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News and job information for college and university faculty members, administrators, and students. DePaul Users only Journal Articles Higher Education true No
CQ Researcher
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A weekly publication that covers current and controversial issues with complete summaries, timelines and bibliographies. DePaul Users only Bibliographies, Journal Articles, Background Information Legislative History true Some
EconLit
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Indexes journals, books, book reviews and dissertations in economics; with abstracts. DePaul Users only Journal Articles Corporations true No
Electronic Collections Online
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Indexes journals in many academic fields. DePaul Users only Journal Articles General true Some
Environment Complete
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Includes journals and monographs relating to the environment going back to 1888. DePaul Users only Journal Articles Environment true Some
FirstSearch
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Indexes journals in many academic fields; with full text and some full-image articles. Choose an individual subject module or multiselect. DePaul Users only Encyclopedias, Journal Articles, Books, Book Reviews, Conference & Working Papers, Government Documents General true Some
FORENSICnetBASE
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Online books on forensic science and criminal justice. DePaul Users only Electronic Books Criminal true All
Global Newsbank
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Full text of international news sources, including material from wire services, broadcasts, transcripts, newspapers and periodicals. DePaul Users only Book Reviews, Broadcasts, Newspapers General true No
GPO FDSys
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US government publications. DePaul Users only Government Documents Federal true Some
Hein Online
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Law reviews and other legal materials; with full-image articles. Primarily historical; coverage varies by title. iOS users: download the Hein Online app for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. DePaul Users only Journal Articles, Primary Sources General Legal true All
Historical Statistics of the United States
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Quantitative facts of American history. Advanced searching of the tables, their documentation, and essays. Create custom tables, download as text, Excel, or CSV format. DePaul Users only Statistics General true No
IICLE SmartBooks
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Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education's Illinois-specific practice guides aimed at legal professionals; includes some legal forms. DePaul College of Law Users Only Electronic Books Illinois Legal true All
Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
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Indexes legal literature worldwide, covering all forms of foreign (non-Anglo-American) law. Includes comparative law and legal systems, such as Islamic law; socialist law; public and private international law; and transnational commercial law. DePaul Users only Index International true No
JSTOR
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The full text of more than 275 journals in business, social sciences, science, and the humanities. Searchable and browsable by date. DePaul Users only Journal Articles, Book Reviews General true All
LegalTrac
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Indexes law journals; with abstracts and some full text. DePaul College of Law Users only Journal Articles General Legal true Some
LexisNexis Academic Legal Research
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A subset of the full LexisNexis research system with an interface geared towards general academic users DePaul Users only Legal Research Database General Legal true No
LexisWeb
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Web search engine specifically tailored to finding legal information. None Search Engine General Legal true Some
LLMC Digital
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A growing collection of full-text government documents from the U.S. Federal Executive, Judicial, and Legislative branches, as well as British Canadian Common Law. DePaul Users only Government Documents, Primary Sources General Legal true All
Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926
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Provides digital images of every page of 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. DePaul Users only Electronic Books General Legal true All
Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources
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Legal primary sources, such as early U.S. state codes, municipal codes, constitutional conventions and compilations, and other documents from 1620 to 1970. DePaul Users only Electronic Books General Legal true All
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law
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A comprehensive work covering the central and essential topics in international law. DePaul Users only Encyclopedia International true No
Military & Government Collection
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Peer-reviewed and other scholarly journals, including those covering areas of engineering, public affairs, public policy and international affairs. DePaul Users only Journal Articles, Primary Sources, Government Documents General true Some
NBER Working Papers
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World economic data and publications from the National Bureau of Economic Research. DePaul Users only Conference & Working Papers, Data Sets General true All
Newspaper Source
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Indexes regional, national and international newspapers. DePaul Users only Newspapers General News true Some
PAIS
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Indexes journals, book chapters and dissertations in international public affairs; with abstracts. DePaul Users only Journal Articles International true No
ProQuest
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Indexes journals in many academic fields; with full text and some full-image articles. Choose an individual subject module or multiselect. DePaul Users only Book Reviews, Journal Articles General true Some
ProQuest Congressional
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Indexes proposed laws, legislative histories and regulations; with full text and a directory of Congress. DePaul Users only Government Documents Legislative History true No
RIA Checkpoint: Tax
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State and federal tax law with expert analysis: Federal Tax Coordinator, United States Tax Reporter, newsletters, and much more. DePaul Users only Background Information, Analyst Reports Taxation true Some
Social Science Research Network
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Indexes scholarly working papers; with abstracts and some full-image papers. DePaul Users only Conference & Working Papers General true Some
Social Sciences Abstra38
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Catalog of books and materials in libraries worldwide. An excellent first stop to get full information about a book, or to find out which libraries worldwide carry it. DePaul Users only Library Catalogs, Books General true No
United Nations Treaty Collection
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Includes UN and League of Nations Treaties, Multilateral Treaties deposited with the Secretary General, and other UN treaty information. None Treaties International true Some
WorldCat
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Catalog of books and materials in libraries worldwide. DePaul Users only Library Catalog General true No

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CategorySite NameURLDescriptionRestrictionResource TypeFull TextPDF Available
Corporations EconLit
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Indexes journals, books, book reviews and dissertations in economics; with abstracts. DePaul Users only Journal Articles true No
Criminal FORENSICnetBASE
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Online books on forensic science and criminal justice. DePaul Users only Electronic Books true All
Environment Environment Complete
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Includes journals and monographs relating to the environment going back to 1888. DePaul Users only Journal Articles true Some
Federal GPO FDSys
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US government publications. DePaul Users only Government Documents true Some
General BNA Research Library (organized alphabetically)
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Extensive library of databases covering antitrust, corporate law, health care, IP, international trade, securities, tax, and others. DePaul College of Law Users Only Background Information, Government Documents, Analyst Reports true Some
General BNA Research Library (organized by subject)
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Extensive library of databases covering antitrust, corporate law, health care, IP, international trade, securities, tax, and others. DePaul College of Law Users Only Background Information, Government Documents, Analyst Reports true Some
General Electronic Collections Online
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Indexes journals in many academic fields. DePaul Users only Journal Articles true Some
General FirstSearch
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Indexes journals in many academic fields; with full text and some full-image articles. Choose an individual subject module or multiselect. DePaul Users only Encyclopedias, Journal Articles, Books, Book Reviews, Conference & Working Papers, Government Documents true Some
General Global Newsbank
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Full text of international news sources, including material from wire services, broadcasts, transcripts, newspapers and periodicals. DePaul Users only Book Reviews, Broadcasts, Newspapers true No
General Historical Statistics of the United States
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Quantitative facts of American history. Advanced searching of the tables, their documentation, and essays. Create custom tables, download as text, Excel, or CSV format. DePaul Users only Statistics true No
General JSTOR
Click Here
The full text of more than 275 journals in business, social sciences, science, and the humanities. Searchable and browsable by date. DePaul Users only Journal Articles, Book Reviews true All
General Military & Government Collection
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Peer-reviewed and other scholarly journals, including those covering areas of engineering, public affairs, public policy and international affairs. DePaul Users only Journal Articles, Primary Sources, Government Documents true Some
General NBER Working Papers
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World economic data and publications from the National Bureau of Economic Research. DePaul Users only Conference & Working Papers, Data Sets true All
General ProQuest
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Indexes journals in many academic fields; with full text and some full-image articles. Choose an individual subject module or multiselect. DePaul Users only Book Reviews, Journal Articles true Some
General Social Science Research Network
Click Here
Indexes scholarly working papers; with abstracts and some full-image papers. DePaul Users only Conference & Working Papers true Some
General Social Sciences Abstra38
Click Here
Catalog of books and materials in libraries worldwide. An excellent first stop to get full information about a book, or to find out which libraries worldwide carry it. DePaul Users only Library Catalogs, Books true No
General WorldCat
Click Here
Catalog of books and materials in libraries worldwide. DePaul Users only Library Catalog true No
General Legal CCH Intelliconnect
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State and federal tax law with expert analysis; law and expert analysis in banking, energy/utilities, government contracts, securities, trade regulation and computer law; human resources management policies and practices, including law and expert analysis in the areas of benefits, safety, payroll and worker compensation.

Includes the resources formerly encompassed by CCH Tax Research Network, CCH Business and Finance, and CCH Human Resources

DePaul Users only Legal Research true Some
General Legal Hein Online
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Law reviews and other legal materials; with full-image articles. Primarily historical; coverage varies by title. iOS users: download the Hein Online app for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch. DePaul Users only Journal Articles, Primary Sources true All
General Legal LegalTrac
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Indexes law journals; with abstracts and some full text. DePaul College of Law Users only Journal Articles true Some
General Legal LexisNexis Academic Legal Research
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A subset of the full LexisNexis research system with an interface geared towards general academic users DePaul Users only Legal Research Database true No
General Legal LexisWeb
Click Here
Web search engine specifically tailored to finding legal information. None Search Engine true Some
General Legal LLMC Digital
Click Here
A growing collection of full-text government documents from the U.S. Federal Executive, Judicial, and Legislative branches, as well as British Canadian Common Law. DePaul Users only Government Documents, Primary Sources true All
General Legal Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926
Click Here
Provides digital images of every page of 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. DePaul Users only Electronic Books true All
General Legal Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources
Click Here
Legal primary sources, such as early U.S. state codes, municipal codes, constitutional conventions and compilations, and other documents from 1620 to 1970. DePaul Users only Electronic Books true All
General News Newspaper Source
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Indexes regional, national and international newspapers. DePaul Users only Newspapers true Some
Higher Education Chronicle of Higher Education
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News and job information for college and university faculty members, administrators, and students. DePaul Users only Journal Articles true No
Illinois Legal Chicago Building Code
Click Here
Sections of Titles 13, 15, 18 and other related excerpts of the Municipal Code of Chicago for the Building Industry None Ordinances true No
Illinois Legal Chicago Municipal Code
Click Here
Codification of the laws and ordinances governing the City of Chicago. None Ordinances true No
Illinois Legal Chicago Zoning Ordinance and Land Use Ordinance
Click Here
Titles 16 & 17 of the Municipal Code of Chicago, and Zoning & Land Use-Related Tables None Ordinances true No
Illinois Legal IICLE SmartBooks
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Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education's Illinois-specific practice guides aimed at legal professionals; includes some legal forms. DePaul College of Law Users Only Electronic Books true All
International Access UN
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Current United Nations documents and publications; with some full text. DePaul Users only Background Information, Government Documents true No
International Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
Click Here
Indexes legal literature worldwide, covering all forms of foreign (non-Anglo-American) law. Includes comparative law and legal systems, such as Islamic law; socialist law; public and private international law; and transnational commercial law. DePaul Users only Index true No
International Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law
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A comprehensive work covering the central and essential topics in international law. DePaul Users only Encyclopedia true No
International PAIS
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Indexes journals, book chapters and dissertations in international public affairs; with abstracts. DePaul Users only Journal Articles true No
International United Nations Treaty Collection
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Includes UN and League of Nations Treaties, Multilateral Treaties deposited with the Secretary General, and other UN treaty information. None Treaties true Some
Legislative History CQ Researcher
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A weekly publication that covers current and controversial issues with complete summaries, timelines and bibliographies. DePaul Users only Bibliographies, Journal Articles, Background Information true Some
Legislative History ProQuest Congressional
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Indexes proposed laws, legislative histories and regulations; with full text and a directory of Congress. DePaul Users only Government Documents true No
Taxation RIA Checkpoint: Tax
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State and federal tax law with expert analysis: Federal Tax Coordinator, United States Tax Reporter, newsletters, and much more. DePaul Users only Background Information, Analyst Reports true Some