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.

Database Categories

Arts & Humanities

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.
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 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.

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Biography in Context
A Gale Group product containing biographies from full-text periodicals and the Complete Marquis Who's Who?
Book Collection: Nonfiction
Contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 4,500 popular nonfiction books.

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Cambridge Journals Online
Includes full text for journals in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
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Chronicle of Higher Education
Online source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

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EBSCOhost Databases
Search EBSCOhost databases by subject.
European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750
This database contains more than 32,000 records, and covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples.

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Fuente Academica
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.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Full text reference collection containing over 140 titles, covering subjects ranging from the Law to the Arts.

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History Reference Center
Includes full text reference publications, journals, historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, and video; available through EBSCOhost.

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JSTOR: The Scholarly Journal Archive
Full text scholarly journal literature.

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Literary Reference Center

Comprehensive literary reference database; available through EBSCOhost.

Literati by Credo
The collection is a mixture of up-to-date reference and research titles of academic research in the social sciences and humanities.
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.

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MAS Ultra
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.
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.

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ProQuest Digital Dissertations & Theses
Includes citations and abstracts for every title in the Dissertation Abstracts database. Some titles have 24 page previews.

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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.