Articles, Databases, and More
These databases are available to LSU Law Center students and faculty. These databases have been purchased by the LSU Law Library, LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network or LSU Libraries. Off-campus access, unless indicated otherwise, requires log-in using an LSU Law Center network user name and password.
Additional databases are available to LSU Law Center students and faculty through the LSU Libraries Indexes & Databases, including legal databases under Government.
Academic Search Complete
A multi-disciplinary database providing full text for over 7,900 scholarly publications, indexing and abstracting over 11,000 journals, and with coverage as far back as 1865; available through EBSCOhost.
Index to United Nations documents including Official Records, masthead documents, draft resolutions, meeting records, UN Sales Publications, and the UN Treaty Series citations. Also included is the full text of several thousand UN documents.
Contains bibliographic records of materials acquired by the National Agricultural Library (NAL) and cooperating institutions in the agricultural and related sciences with coverage since 1970; available through EBSCOhost.
AHFS Consumer Medication Information
Patient drug information published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Full text publications on complementary and alternative medicine dating back to 1990; available through EBSCOhost.
America's Historical Newspapers
Full-text searchable American newspapers, includes Early American Newspapers, Series 2, 1758-1900; Series 3, 1829-1922; African American Newspapers, 1827-1998; selected historical newspapers, including Times-Picayune, 1837-1922.
American Indian Law Collection
This collection includes an expansive archive of treaties, federal statutes and regulations, federal case law, tribal codes, constitutions, and jurisprudence on American Indian Law.
American Law Institute Library
Full text access to American Law Institute publications, including Restatements of the Law; available through HeinOnline.
American State Papers, 1789-1838
A retrospective republication of approximately 6280 numbered publications, largely Congressional but also containing Executive Department materials; available from Readex.
Archive of Americana
Access to America's Historical Newspapers, American State Papers, 1789-1838, Early American Imprints, Series I & II, U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980. Search individual databases or follow link to search across databases.
Art Full Text and Art Index Retrospective
Abstracts and indexing of international art publications, indexes to reproductions of works of art, includes full-text coverage for selected periodicals since 1984; available through EBSCOhost.
This collection includes classic fiction and non-fiction and works by contemporary authors. These audiobooks are downloadable to PCs, Macs and other portable listening devices.
Full-text access to over 60 US and state bar journals; available through HeinOnline.
Bayou State Periodical Index
An index to Louisiana popular periodicals since 1960.
BePress Legal Repository
Offers over 22,000 working papers and pre-prints from legal scholars and professionals from around the world.
Biography in Context
A Gale Group product containing biographies from full-text periodicals and the Complete Marquis Who's Who?
A complete collection of bibliographic references to life science journal literature published internationally; coverage from 1969; available through EBSCOhost.
Full text access to BNA products on a wide variety of legal topics, including tax, labor, intellectual property, environment, labor, and health care. Use My BNA to search across all topics, or, a selection of topics.
Bloomberg legal content, integrated into an already powerful system of primary and secondary legal content, company and market information and news.
BNA Tax and Accounting Center
Full text access to BNA Tax Management portfolios and journals. Also available through Westlaw and LexisNexis.
Book Collection: Nonfiction
Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,500 popular nonfiction books.
Business Source Complete
Includes full text, indexing, and abstracting for business related journals for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886; available through EBSCOhost.
Includes 800 computer-based tutorials in over 39 different legal subject areas, including professional responsibility.
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Cambridge Journals Online
Includes full text for journals in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
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Canada Supreme Court Reports
HeinOnline's Canada Supreme Court Reports contains the official bilingual series published under authority of the Supreme Court Act. This collection includes more than 9,400 cases which include background information, statutes and regulations, authors cited, analysis and the decision.
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
A search and retrieval service that provides bibliographic records of U.S. Government information products.
CCH Tax Research
This service provides information on federal tax, state tax, business entity planning, financial and estate planning, securities, federal banking law, capital changes, documents in the federal tax library, and government contracts from 1971 to the present.
Chronicle of Higher Education
Online source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Indexes nursing, consumer health, health sciences librarianship, chiropractic, and health services administration literature; available through EBSCOhost.
Cinema Image Gallery
Comprehensive image archives of movie, television and entertainment history, containing over 150,000 images; available through EBSCOhost.
Computer Science Index
Abstracting and indexing of computer science publications, with coverage going back to the mid 1960s; available through EBSCOhost.
Full text publications covering the latest information and current trends in high technology; available through EBSCOhost.
Congress and the Courts
Provides all relevant documents prepared by various Congresses relating to the purpose, formation, organization, and restructuring of the federal government.
The collection is a mixture of up-to-date reference and research titles of academic research in the social sciences and humanities.
Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP)
Index to legal periodicals arranged by subject, issued weekly. HTML version includes direct links to full text articles if available in Westlaw and/or LexisNexis.
E-Competitions and Concurrances
e-Competitions is the first database on antitrust caselaws. More than 4,000 case summaries from 1,270 experts in 45 countries. Concurrences is a journal dedicated to EU and national antitrust laws. Published every 3 months, print & online. 3,500 articles by 870 authors available.
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This collection includes fiction and non-fiction. eBooks can be searched by title or author or are browse-able by discipline.
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Economia y Negocios
Spanish language database, which focuses on business and economics, coverage dates back to the early 1980s; available through EBSCOhost.
Includes indexing and abstracts for global environmental issues, with coverage since 1940s; available through EBSCOhost.
Environmental Law Institute
ELI advances innovative and practical solutions to environmental challenges. They publish the Environmental Law Reporter®, The Environmental Forum®, the National Wetlands Newsletter, and books on environmental law and policy.
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EO Tax Journal
This daily tax services provide documents and short summaries of developments, but little analysis. Periodicals provide some analysis, but usually in a historical context.
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ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966; available through EBSCOhost.
Eur-Lex:The Access to European Union Law
Provides direct free access to European Union law, including the Official Journal of the European Union as well as the treaties, legislation, case-law and legislative proposals.
European Center for Minority Issues
Includes full text (pdf format) publications of the European Center for Minority Issues; available through HeinOnline.
European Views of the Americas
This database contains more than 32,000 records, and covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples.
This collection includes cases, statutes, regulations, court rules, and constitutions. Fastcase also provides access to a newspaper archive, legal forms, and a one-stop PACER search of federal filings through content partners.
Federal Register Collection
Includes full text (pdf format) Federal Register, Federal Register Indexes, Compilation of Sections Affected, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents and the Administrative Procedure Act (1944-1946); available through HeinOnline.
Foreign and International Law Resources Database
Full text database from HeinOnline containing international yearbooks, serials, digests, and decisions.
Foreign Law Guide
Includes current sources of codes and basic legislation in jurisdictions of of the world.
Foreign Relations of the United States
Full text access to this official documentary historial record of U.S. foreign policy decisions; available through HeinOnline.
Full text coverage for more than 450 scholarly Spanish language journals from Latin America, Portugal and Spain in all major subject areas; available through EBSCOhost.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas; available through EBSCOhost.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Full text reference collection containing over 140 titles, covering subjects ranging from the Law to the Arts.
American Geological Institute's geoscience database containing over 2.2 million records of North America since 1785, and other areas of the world since 1933; available through EBSCOhost
Free Internet resource focusing on foreign, international, and comparative law research; maintained by the Hauser Global Law School Program at New York University School of Law.
Selective full text on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more; available through EBSCOhost.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals focusing on many medical disciplines; available through EBSCOhost.
Includes full-text access to law journals, American Law Institute restatements, bar journals, U.S. primary source materials, trials, legal classics, international law resources, etc.
HeinOnline Law Journal Library
Includes full text (pdf format), retrospective holdings of over 1,400 law reviews and legal journals. Full text searching is available, as well as browse searching by most-cited law journals, core U.S./most cited law journals, American Bar Association journals, international and non-U.S. law journals, and criminal justice journals.
HeinOnline Legal Classics
Includes full text (pdf format) of over 1,500 classic legal publications.
History of Bankruptcy
The History of Bankruptcy includes legislative histories, treatises, documents and more related to bankruptcy law in America. It also includes classic books dating back to the late 1800s and links to scholarly articles that are related to the study of bankruptcy in America.
History of International Law
Includes more than 725 titles and 600,000 pages dating back to 1690 on International Law subjects such as War & Peace, the Nuremberg Trials, Law of the Sea, International Arbitration, Hague Conferences and Conventions and much more.
History of Supreme Court Nominations
This library features the complete print series Supreme Court of the U.S. Hearings and Reports on Successful and Unsuccessful Nominations of Supreme Court Justices by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
History Reference Center
Includes full text reference publications, journals, historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, and video; available through EBSCOhost.
Homeland Security Digital Library
The nation's premier research collection of open-source resources related to homeland security policy, strategy and organizational management.
Hospitality and Tourism Index
Bibliographic database covering all areas of hospitality and tourism, with coverage dating as far back as 1965; available through EBSCOhost.
Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
A multilingual index to articles and book reviews published worldwide covering international (public and private), comparative, and municipal law of countries other than the United States, the U.K., Canada, and Australia. With coverage from 1985 to the present, the Index is updated quarterly; available through HeinOnline.
Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text
Full text access to 274 legal journals, with indexes and abstracts to more than 880 titles.
Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective
Retrospective database cumulates citations from print editions of Index to Legal Periodicals published between 1908-1981.
Information Science & Technology Abstracts
Database in the areas of information science, with coverage since mid 1960s; available through EBSCOhost.
Intellectual Property Law Collection
With more than 2 million pages of legislative histories, treatises, documents, classics, and more relating to copyrights, patents, and trademarks, this collection allows researchers to search across all intellectual property law materials in one database.
Internet and Personal Computing Abstracts
Provides abstracts and indexing for literature related to personal computing products and developments in business, the Internet, the home, and all other applied areas; available through EBSCOhost.
JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive
Full text scholarly journal literature.
A multi-jurisdictional citator and legal search engine. It provides invaluable information about cases,legislation and articles and their interdependent relationships.
Labor & Employment Law Resource Center
Full text access to BNA's labor and employment law content, including the BNA Insights series of articles and videos.
A database which provides access to selected full text case law for East Africa (including Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania). It includes the following areas to search: LawAfrica Law Reports, Digest on Civil Case Law & Procedure, The East Africa Law Reports, East Africa Court of Appeal Reports, and the East Africa Protectorate Law Reports.
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Leadership Directory- Law
Find biographical and contact information for over 60,000 legal professionals using the legal affairs online directory.
Learning Express Library
A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series, including the LSAT.
Contains full text for nearly 250 of the world's most respected, scholarly law journals; available through EBSCOhost.
Legal Scholarship Network
Research papers and journals on legal, economics and business topics; available through SSRN (Social Science Research Network).
Includes indexing for approximately 1,832 title and some fulltext, including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals; available through Thomson Gale.
Lexi-PALS Drug Guide
A database of over 1,450 medication and natural product leaflets from Lexi-Comp that provides vital education on medications for patients; available through EBSCOhost.
Provides access to full-text news, business, and legal publications. This database is available to all on-campus patrons. Law students and faculty should use link below to LexisNexis Law School for their legal research needs.
LexisNexis Law School
Offers full-text online news, business, legal, legislative, and regulatory information, updated daily.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text
Subject coverage includes librarianship, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing, with coverage extending back to 1966; available through EBSCOhost.
Literary Reference Center
Comprehensive literary reference database; available through EBSCOhost.
Literature Resource Center
Includes biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120,000 authors. Includes Scribner's Writers Series and Twayne's Authors Series.
Full text primary and secondary source materials, including agency decisions and federal court decisions.
Louisiana Legal Forms
Provides a wide selection of state-specific legal forms across the most popular legal areas. Includes real estate contracts, wills, pre-marital agreements, bankruptcy, divorce, landlord tenant and many others. Also included is a comprehensive attorney state directory and a dictionary of legal definitions explained in laymen's language. Available through Thomson Gale.
Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources I,1620-1926
Contains more than 1,300 individual titles consisting of about 2,225 volumes sourced chiefly from the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale University, with additional materials provided by the Law Library of Congress.
Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources II, 1763-1970
Comprised of United States codes, constitutional conventions and compilations, and municipal codes, Part II includes access to essential documents in American legal history and is fully cross-searchable with Primary Sources, Part I.
Provides full text for tens of thousands of biographies and primary source documents, hundreds of reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia and the CIA World Fact Book), an Image Collection containing photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
Indexes materials on mathematics and the mathematical sciences.
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International
Full-text, updated edition of the Encyclopedia of Public International Law, containing over 800 articles on various topics of public international law.
Full text Spanish language collection of medical research and investigative journals; available through EBSCOhost.
Includes citations and abstracts to worldwide biomedical iterature, produced by the National Library of Medicine.
Mental Measurements Yearbook
Contains full text information about and reviews of standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas; available through EBSCOhost
Military & Government Collection
Covers news pertaining to all branches of the military and government; provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles; available through EBSCOhost.
MLA International Bibliography and Periodicals Directory
Consists of bibliographic records pertaining to literature, language, linguistics, and folklore and includes coverage from 1926 to the present; available through EBSCOHost.
National Center on Poverty Law
The Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law publishes material on social and economic justice for low-income people and communities.
National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws
This provides access to the full text of all Model Acts drafted, recommended or endorsed by the Conference. Also included are the approved "successive drafts" of each Uniform and Model Act.
National Criminal Justice Research Service Abstracts
Contains summaries of more than 170,000 criminal justice publications.
National Law Journal
Reports legal information of national importance to attorneys, including federal circuit court decisions, verdicts, practitioners' columns, coverage of legislative issues and legal news for the business and private sectors.
National Library of Medicine Specialized Information Services
Includes the following databases: Toxicology and Environmental Health, Chemical Information, HIV/AIDS, and directory of health organizations.
National Moot Court Competition
Full text winning records and briefs from the annual National Moot Court Competition; available through HeinOnline.
News (AP, UPI, etc.)
EBSCO's News Harvester provides near real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe.
Cover to cover full text for nearly 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers; selective full text for 389 regional(U.S.); available through EBSCOhost.
Oxford English Dictionary online
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) online version.
Oxford Reports on International Law (ORIL)
Philip C. Jessup Library
Complete collection of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition; available from HeinOnline.
Professional Development Collection
A collection of full text education journals; available through EBSCOhost.
Includes CIS Index, congressional publications, testimony, bills, laws, regulations, information on members, committees, etc. Includes the ProQuest Congressional Hearings Digital Collection Historical Archive (1824-1979) and Retrospective B collection (1980-2003).
Proquest Digital Dissertations & Theses
Includes citations and abstracts for every title in the Dissertation Abstracts database. Some titles have 24 page previews.
ProQuest Digital U.S. Bills and Resolutions 1789-2013
All versions of all full-text bills, resolutions, hearings and reports for the first Congress to the present day.
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ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times & Index
The Historical New York Times with Index (1851-1993) provides search capability using subject terms and topics for focused and targeted results in combination with searchable full text, full page, and article-level images from the Historical New York Times (1851-2007)
ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Source
Includes full-text information from leading nursing, allied health, and related publications.
Proquest Statistical Abstract
The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
ProQuest Statistical Insight
Locate highly-sought-after statistics from state and federal government reports, private sector sources, and international intergovernmental organizations.
Proquest U.S. Congressional Serial Set Maps & Serial Set 1789-1969
A valuable collection of American historical documents and U.S. government publications compiled under the directive of Congress.
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
Includes full text publications covering topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, etc.; available through EBSCOhost.
PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts)
Includes citations and summaries in the field of psychology and psychological aspects of related disciplines, coverage begins 1872; available through EBSCOhost
A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 17 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s.
Readex U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994
Online version of the bound, sequentially numbered volumes of all of the Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
Regional Business News
Provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications; available through EBSCOhost.
Religion & Philosophy Collection
Includes full text coverage of such topics as world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy; available through EBSCOhost.
RIA Checkpoint by Thomson Reuters
The RIA Tax Service contains databases which cover the following broad topics: federal tax issues, state tax issues, and international tax issues
Science & Technology Collection
Contains full text journals covering topics such as aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archaeology, and materials science; available through EBSCOhost.
Selden Society Publications and the History of Early English Law
This full-text collection contains official publications from the Selden Society, as well as the Publications of the Ames Foundation and a number of legal classics, digests, encyclopedias and abridgments; available through HeinOnline.
Provides access to bibliographic information and current pricing for popular serials; available through EBSCOhost.
Session Law Library
Full-text federal and state session laws; available from HeinOnline.
Slavery and the Law
The documents include State Slavery Statutes, a master record of the laws governing American slavery, covering 1789–1865 and petitions to state legislatures and courthouses.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Contains abstracts on over 300,000 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an electronic paper collection currently containing over 250,000 downloadable full text documents in Adobe Acrobat pdf format. Some articles are fee-based.
SocINDEX with Full Text
Includes full text books, journals, and conference proceedings on sociology; available through EBSCOhost.
Spinelli's Law Librarian's Reference Shelf
Includes more than 100 legal dictionaries; legal bibliographies; cataloging publications; AALL GD-SIS State Bibliographies; AALL Publication Series; serials; greenslips (archive of bibliographic entries); Library of Congress Classification Schedules and Subject Headings.
State Attorney General Reports and Opinions
This collection includes access to the State Attorney General Reports & Opinions for all fifty states as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Also includes access to the Opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel of the United States Department of Justice and the Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States.
Subject Compilations of State Laws
Contains references to more than 18,000 sources of 50-state surveys; available through HeinOnline.
Tax Notes Today
Searchable full-text documents from courts, Congress, and government agencies and departments.
Taxation & Economic Reform in America
It includes more than 100 other legislative histories related to taxation, economic reform, and stimulus plans.
Teacher Reference Center
Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals for teacher education.
THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet
Includes the full text of many legislative publications such as The Congressional Record, bills and summaries.
Treaties and Agreements Library
Includes full text (pdf format) official and unofficial treaties, as well as guides and indexes; available through HeinOnline.
Treaties and International Agreements Online
Accurate text for over 18,000 treaties and international agreements in over 175 topical categories.
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U.S. Attorney General Opinions
Includes full text (pdf format) attorney general opinions, since 1791; available through HeinOnline.
U.S. Congressional Documents
Full-text access to the bound and daily versions of Congressional Record, its three predecessor titles, and other important congressional material; available through HeinOnline.
U.S. Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals
Full-text access to the official case law of some of the United States most important government institutions; available through HeinOnline.
U.S. Legislative History Library
Includes Sources of Compiled Legislative History Database and full text (pdf format) legislative histories; available through HeinOnline.
U.S. Presidential Library
Collection of full text presidential documents; available through HeinOnline.
U.S. Statutes at Large
Includes full text (pdf format) covering vol. 1 (1789/1799)-current. Full text searching as well browse searching of popular name, Indian treaties and othe treaties; available through HeinOnline.
U.S. Supreme Court Library
Includes full text (pdf format) U.S. Reports, 1754-current, preliminary prints and slip opinions in the U.S. Supreme Court Library; books and periodicals on the court; available through HeinOnline.
U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978
Containing nearly 11 million pages of records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the period 1832-1978; available through Thomson Gale.
United Nations Treaty Collection
Includes the UN Treaty Series.
Vente et Gestion
Full text coverage for French language business journals covering topics such as accounting & tax, administration, industry & manufacturing, marketing, logistics, technology and others; available through EBSCOhost.
Includes primary and secondary sources for 98 jurisdictions.
Comprehensive full text legal database available to users with Westlaw IDs.
World Constitutions Illustrated
Full-text collection of current and historical constitutions of every country of the world, in the vernacular and in English; includes more than 1,400 classic books on constitutions, constitutional history and jurisprudence; and more than a dozen legal periodicals focusing on constitutional law; available through HeinOnline.
World History Collection
Includes full text content from Africa, Asia, North and South America, Europe and the Middle East, with coverage since 1964; available through EBSCOhost.
Full text of over 2,650 trial transcripts and monographs; available through HeinOnline.