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Database List

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Subscription databases of particular interest to law students.

Site Name URL Description Restriction Resource Type Category Full Text PDF
Access UN Click Here Current United Nations documents and publications; with some full text. DePaul Users only Background Information, Government Documents International true No
Bloomberg Law (includes former BNA Research Library resources) Click Here Extensive library of databases covering antitrust, corporate law, health care, IP, international trade, securities, tax, and others. Resources formerly on the BNA Research platform are now on Bloomberg Law.
College of Law users: log in with your Bloomberg Law credentials, not your DePaul login.
DePaul College of Law Users Only Background Information, Government Documents, Analyst Reports General true Some
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 Illinois Legal true No
Chicago Municipal Code Click Here Codification of the laws and ordinances governing the City of Chicago. None Ordinances Illinois Legal true No
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 Illinois Legal true No
Chronicle of Higher Education Click Here News and job information for college and university faculty members, administrators, and students. DePaul Users only Journal Articles Higher Education true No
CQ Researcher Click Here 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 Click Here Indexes journals, books, book reviews and dissertations in economics; with abstracts. DePaul Users only Journal Articles Corporations true No
Electronic Collections Online Click Here Indexes journals in many academic fields. DePaul Users only Journal Articles General true Some
Environment Complete Click Here Includes journals and monographs relating to the environment going back to 1888. DePaul Users only Journal Articles Environment true Some
FirstSearch Click Here 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
Foreign Law Guide Click Here Current sources of codes and basic legislation in jurisdictions around the world. DePaul Users only Index International false No
Global Newsbank Click Here 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 Click Here US government publications. None Government Documents Federal true Some
Hein Online Click Here Law reviews and other legal materials; with full-image articles. Primarily historical; coverage varies by title.
Mobile users: download the Hein Online app for iOS or Android
DePaul Users only Journal Articles, Primary Sources General Legal true All
Historical Statistics of the United States Click Here 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 Click Here 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 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 International true No
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 General true All
Law360 Click Here Breaking news and in-depth analysis re more than 40 practice area, industry, and state sections that cover litigation, legislation and regulation, corporate deals, major personnel moves, and legal industry news and trends. DePaul College of Law Users Only Legal News General Legal true No
LegalTrac Click Here Indexes law journals; with abstracts and some full text. DePaul College of Law Users only Journal Articles General Legal true Some
Lexis Advance Click Here Major legal research database offering access to extensive primary and secondary legal resourecs including statutes, cases, regulations, journals, treatises, and more. DePaul College of Law Users only Legal Research General true No
LexisNexis Digital Library Click Here Overdrive-powered library of ebooks in Kindle and epub format. Primarily law study aids, which may be checked out and used on computers, ereaders, and mobile devices. DePaul Users Only Electronic Books General Legal true No
LexisWeb Click Here Web search engine specifically tailored to finding legal information. None Search Engine General Legal true Some
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 General Legal true All
Making of Modern Law: Gale Primary Sources Click Here Combined search of all Making of Modern Law databases, along with the Times of London. DePaul Users only Electronic Books Law true All
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 General Legal true All
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 General Legal true All
Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926 Click Here The world's most comprehensive full-text collection of Anglo-American trials. Comprises thousands of books and pamphlets covering adultery, commercial law, conspiracy, constitutional law, crimes against persons, domestic relations, dueling, elections, impeachment, international law, land, libel, military offenses, murder, slavery, theft, torts, treason and wills, among many other subjects. Includes English-speaking jurisdictions such as the United States, Britain, Ireland and Canada, along with English-language titles about trials in other jurisdictions such as France. DePaul Users only Electronic Books Legal Research true All
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law Click Here A comprehensive work covering the central and essential topics in international law. DePaul Users only Encyclopedia International true No
Military & Government Collection Click Here 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
National Consumer Law Center Digital Library Click Here Consumer law treatises, along with sample pleadings, practice aids and primary sources relating to consumer law. DePaul College of Law Users Only Electronic Books General Legal true No
NBER Working Papers Click Here 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 Click Here Indexes regional, national and international newspapers. DePaul Users only Newspapers General News true Some
Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis Academic Legal Research) Click Here 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
PAIS Click Here Indexes journals, book chapters and dissertations in international public affairs; with abstracts. DePaul Users only Journal Articles International true No
ProQuest Click Here 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 Click Here Indexes proposed laws, legislative histories and regulations; with full text and a directory of Congress. DePaul Users only Government Documents Legislative History true No
ProQuest Legislative Insight Click Here Legislative histories, including fully searchable PDFs of full-text publications. Each history includes the full text of the public law itself, all versions of related bills, law-specific Congressional Record excerpts, committee hearings, reports, and prints. Also included are presidential signing statements, CRS reports, and miscellaneous congressional publications that provide background material to aid in the understanding of issues related to the making of the law. DePaul Users Only Government Documents General Legal true All
RIA Checkpoint: Tax Click Here 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 Click Here Indexes scholarly working papers; with abstracts and some full-image papers. DePaul Users only Conference & Working Papers General true Some
Social Sciences Abstracts 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 General true No
United Nations Treaty Collection Click Here Includes UN and League of Nations Treaties, Multilateral Treaties deposited with the Secretary General, and other UN treaty information. None Treaties International true Some
Wolters Kluwer CCH AnswerConnect Click Here Federal and state tax law: explanations, cases, Internal Revenue Code, Regs & Publications, Forms & Instructions, secondary sources. DePaul Users only Legal Research Tax true Some
Wolters Kluwer Cheetah Click Here Research database focused on transactional law. Practice areas include: Antitrust & Competition Law Banking & Consumer Finance Law Employee Benefits Government Contracts Intellectual Property Law Litigation Law Pension Products Liability & Insurance Law Securities & Corporate Law Tax Law DePaul Users only Legal Research General Legal true Some
Wolters Kluwer Intelliconnect Click Here (Formerly CCH Intelliconnect) 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.

DePaul Users only Legal Research General Legal true Some
WorldCat Click Here Catalog of books and materials in libraries worldwide. DePaul Users only Library Catalog General true No
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