Louis L. Biro Law Library

Library Indexes, Abstracts and Full-Text Databases

A-Z Journal List
The A-Z Journal List provides quick access to the more than 50,000 journals and law reviews available to JMLS students and faculty.

Academic Search Complete
Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive database of scholarly journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines.  It provides full-text access to more than 7,900 periodicals, including more than 6,800 peer-reviewed journals.  In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 11,900 journals and a total of more than 12,000 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.

Business Source Complete
Business Source Complete is a broad database of scholarly business journals.  It provides full-text access to more than 3,500 periodicals, including over 1,800 peer-reviewed journals.  In addition to full text, the database provides indexing and abstracts for over 4,600 periodicals.

Chronicle of Higher Education Online
Access the latest news in higher education.  Sign up for e-mail news and job alerts.

Current Index to Legal Periodicals(CILP)
CILP provides current contents service for more than 500 U.S.-published law journals.  Contents are organized topically into more than 100 subject headings.  Faculty may sign up for email alert service called 'SmartCILP."  Article titles and citations are delivered to your e-mail address on a weekly basis.  You may also sign up to receive a PDF copy of the weekly printout of the full CILP.  Contact Reference Services at ext 729 for a log-in code and instructions that will allow you to set up a SmartCILP service.

EBSCOhost Research Databases
EBSCOhost provides extensive access to journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines, most of which are not available through Lexis or Westlaw.  It includes a number of databases, including Academic Search Complete and Business Source Complete, which can be searched individually or in combination.

Hein Online
Hein Online provides full-text retrospective coverage of many law reviews and legal journals. 

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
Produced by the American Association of Law Libraries, the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP) is the preeminent multilingual index to articles and book reviews appearing in 470 legal journals published worldwide. It provides in-depth coverage of public and private international law, comparative and foreign law, and the law of all jurisdictions other than the United States, the U.K., Canada, and Australia. IFLP also analyzes the contents of approximately eighty individually published collections of legal essays, Festschriften, Mélanges, and congress reports each year.

Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text
Online version of Index to Legal Periodicals. Searchable index of more than 1,000 legal periodicals back to 1980.  Also includes full-text of many journals back to 1994.

Index to Legal Periodical Retrospective
This retrospective database indexes over 750 legal periodicals published in the United States, Canada, Great Britan, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.  Annual surveys of the laws of a jurisdiction, annual surveys of the federal courts, yearbooks, annual institutes, and annual reviews of the work in a given field or a given topic will also be covered.

JSTOR offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Social Science Research Network is a repository of scholarship in the social sciences, including law.  The Network provides an e-mail alert service for upcoming journal articles, seminar papers and "pre-press" draft journal articles.  For information on registering to receive updates on new additions in areas of your choice, contact Reference Services at ext 729.


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