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

Social Sciences

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.

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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.
Congress and the Courts
Provides all relevant documents prepared by various Congresses relating to the purpose, formation, organization, and restructuring of the federal government.

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EBSCOhost Databases
Search EBSCOhost databases by subject.
ERIC
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.

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

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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.

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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.
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.

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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.
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

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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.