E-Resources Guide

 

 

 

 

RESOURCE TYPE

DATABASE

CONTENT

COVERAGE

Law Articles, Full-Text

 

WestlawNext

Lexis Advance

Bloomberg Law

WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law are comprehensive legal databases that offer access to a wide variety of legal resources including law reviews, journals, bar publications, and newsletters.

Coverage varies, generally early 1980s-present

HeinOnline

Image-based (PDF) collection of legal periodicals. The Law Journal Library contains over 1,100 U.S. and foreign law reviews and offers access to pre-1980 content that is not available on LexisNexis or Westlaw.

Varies by title; most titles begin with vol. 1-present

BNA (Bloomberg BNA)

Over 100 subject-specific newsletters with legal news and analysis. Topics include: banking, bankruptcy, corporate law, trade, criminal law, employment and labor, environment and safety, ethics, family law, healthcare, intellectual property, tax, international law, litigation, and securities.

Mid-1990s-present

 

 

 

 

Law Articles, Indexes

 

Current Index to Legal Periodicals/Smart CILP (contact a librarian for access)

From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library, CILP provides a weekly subject index and table of contents service for recent scholarly legal publications. Indexes over 570 legal publications.

SmartCILP provides automated personalized e-mail delivery of theCurrent Index to Legal Periodicals.

Weekly

LegalTrac

Indexes over 870 legal periodicals, as well as law-related articles from over 1,000 general interest periodicals.

1980-present

Index to Legal Periodicals

Retrospective

Indexes legal periodicals, including law reviews, bar association journals, university publications, yearbooks,and government publications.

1908-1981

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

Indexes over 550 international and comparative law reviews and legal periodicals. Contains select full-text resources.

1985-present

 

 

 

 

Cases

WestlawNext

Lexis Advance

Bloomberg Law

WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law are comprehensive, full-text legal databases that offer access to state and federal cases.

Coverage varies

Bloomberg Law

In addition to court opinions, Bloomberg Law provides access to federal dockets (PACER content) and when available, court filings such as briefs and motions. Bloomberg also has select state dockets available, including those for Maricopa County Superior Court.

Coverage varies

HeinOnline

Early American Case Law

· About 20 titles, including American State Reports

US Supreme Court Library

· U.S. Reports

· Books and periodicals on the Court

Coverage varies

 

 

1754-present

Coverage varies

Making of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs

Contains official Court filings for the years 1832-1978 including transcripts, briefs, and petitions. Does not include opinions.

1832-1978

International Law Reports

Contains the decisions of international courts and arbitrators as well as judgments of national courts; in English. A citator (JustCite) provides information on the current status of the law.

1919-present

 

 

 

 

Legislative Information

WestlawNext

Lexis Advance

Bloomberg Law

WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law are comprehensive, full-text legal databases that offer access to state and federal statutes.

Coverage varies

HeinOnline

U.S. Congressional Documents

· Congressional Record

· Annals of Congress

· Register of Debates

· Congressional Globe

· Congressional hearings

U.S. Federal Legislative History Library

Statutes at Large

Session Laws Library

State Statutes: A Historical Archive

 

1980-present

1789-1824

1824-1837

1833-1873

1927-2012

Coverage varies

1789-present

Coverage varies

1717-present

Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources

Contains the published records of the American colonies, documents published by state constitutional conventions, state and territorial codes, and more.

1620-1926

ProQuest Congressional

Provides access to U.S. legislative information including committee hearings and reports, bills, bill tracking, the Congressional Serial Set, and Congressional Research Service reports, as well as publications such as the Congressional Record, Federal Register, and National Journal.

1789-present

ProQuest Legislative Insight

Legislative history service that offers compilations of full-text publications related to federal statutes. Offers access to Congressional Record excerpts, committee hearings and reports, and other documents.

1961-present

 

 

 

 

Administrative and Executive Information

WestlawNext

Lexis Advance

Bloomberg Law

WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law are comprehensive legal databases that offer access to a wide variety of legal resources including regulations and executive branch documents.

Coverage varies

HeinOnline

Code of Federal Regulations

Federal Register Library

U.S. Federal Agency Library

· Agency Documents

· Agency Decisions

· GPO Best Sellers

U.S. Attorney General & Department of

Justice Collection

U.S. Presidential Library

· Messages and Papers of the Presidents

· Public Papers of the Presidents

· CFR Title 3 (Presidents)

· Daily and Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents

1938-present

1936-present

Coverage varies

 

 

 

Coverage varies

 

Coverage varies

ProQuest Congressional

Executive Branch Documents (documents published in the Checklist of Public Documents, 1789-1909, as well as additional documents through 1932).

1789-1932

 

 

 

 

International Resources

Ross-Blakley International Law Portal

Links to electronic and print resources that support the ASU Center for Law and Global Affairs. The portal brings together in one place international resources including databases, journals, and websites.

Current

Foreign Law Guide

Provides information on the legal systems and legal publications of foreign countries.

Current

Halsbury’s Laws of England

An encyclopedia of the law in England and Wales; covers every proposition of English law (statutory and common law) and is divided into alphabetically arranged titles.

Cases: 1502-present

Legislation: 1236-present

HeinOnline

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

International Law Association Reports

Foreign Relations of the United States

United Nations Law Collection

International & Non-U.S. Law Journals

U.S. Treaties and Agreements

Foreign and International Law Resources

World Constitutions Illustrated

1985-present

1873-present

1861-1980

Coverage varies

Coverage varies

Coverage varies

Coverage varies

Coverage varies

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

Contains over 550 international and comparative law reviews and legal periodicals.

1960-present

International Law Reports

Contains the decisions of international courts and arbitrators as well as judgments of national courts; in English. A citator (JustCite) provides information on the current status of the law.

1919-present

Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

Contains scholarly articles on public international law.

Current

 

 

 

 

Other Resources

ASU Libraries Catalog

Provides access to ASU Libraries resources, including both print and e-books and journals, as well as research databases.

Coverage varies

ASU Libraries Databases

Access to databases on subjects including medicine and health, the sciences, psychology, education, and religion.

Coverage varies

Ross-Blakley Indian Law Portal

Links to electronic and print resources that support the curriculum of the ASU Indian Law Program. The portal brings together in one place resources relevant to Indian law including databases, indexes, journals, and websites.

Current

Ross-Blakley Law & Science Portal

Links to electronic and print resources that support the curriculum of the ASU Center for Law, Science and Innovation. The portal brings together in one place scientific and legal resources including databases, indexes, journals, and websites.

Current

Ross-Blakley International Law Portal

Links to electronic and print resources that support the ASU Center for Law and Global Affairs. The portal brings together in one place international resources including databases, indexes, journals, and websites.

Current

CALI

Online tutorials on over 500 legal topics.

Current

RIA (Thomson Reuters Checkpoint)

Offers primary and secondary sources in tax, accounting, and finance including tax laws and regulations, IRS publications, Federal Tax Coordinator 2d, and select WG&L publications.

Coverage varies

CCH Intelliconnect

Comprehensive research system for Commerce Clearing House (CCH) publications, including primary and secondary legal materials in tax, securities, health care, and other topics.

Coverage varies

New York Times

Access to the New York Times.

1850-present

Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises

Contains casebooks, practice manuals, form books, letters, speeches, and more related to U.S. and British legal history.

1800-1926

LoisLaw

Full-text legal database that contains state and federal statutory, regulatory, and case law, as well as the State Bar of

Arizona's CLE Library .

Coverage varies

 

 

 

 

HeinOnline Resources

HeinOnline

Law Journal Library

American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)

American Indian Law Collection

American Law Institute Library

Association of American Law Schools (AALS)

Canada Supreme Court Reports

Code of Federal Regulations

Congress and the Courts

Early American Case Law

English Reports

European Centre for Minority Issues

Federal Register Library

Foreign & International Law Resources Database

Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS)

Harvard Journal of Law & Technology

Harvard Research in International Law

History of Supreme Court Nominations

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP)

Intellectual Property Law Collection

International Law Association Reports

Legal Classics

Manual of Patent Examining Procedure

National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws

National Moot Court Competition

Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law Publications

Pentagon Papers

Philip C. Jessup Library

Revised Statutes of Canada

Selden Society Publications and the History of Early English Law

Session Laws Library

Spinelli's Law Library Reference Shelf

State Statutes: A Historical Archive

Statutes of the Realm

Subject Compilations of State Laws

Taxation & Economic Reform in America Parts I & II

Trends in Law Library Management and Technology

United Nations Law Collection

U.S. Attorney General & Department of Justice Collection

U.S. Code

U.S. Congressional Documents

U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals

U.S. Federal Legislative History Library

U.S. Presidential Library

U.S. Statutes at Large

U.S. Supreme Court Library

U.S. Treaties and Agreements Library

Women and the Law (Peggy)

World Constitutions Illustrated

World Trials Library

Coverage varies