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These databases are subscription based services. Due to licensing restrictions, some databases are only available to IU students and faculty.
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BNA BNA's Law School Professional Information Center offers valuable resources for law school librarians, faculty, and students seeking to maximize their investment in BNA publications. BNA produces over 200 print and electronic information services on a full range of legal, regulatory, economic, and international subjects. Our authoritative publications are recognized for their excellence and are widely used in law schools.
ABA/BNA Lawyers' Manual on Professional ConductThe Manual is organized into four main sections: the Practice Guides, Ethics Rules, Current Reports, and Ethics Opinions. All these collections plus their associated indexes and other quick reference tools and finding aids combined make up the content of the ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct.
BNA Corporate Practice LibraryThe Corporate Practice Library features in-depth analysis and practical guidance from expert legal practitioners in the Series portfolios, plus the latest news in the Weekly.
BNA Labor and Employment Law Resource CenterWithin this collection, you can search for any word or phrase in the text of opinions and/or in the editorial materials prepared by BNA. You also can combine words and phrases with any “field” searches, for example, with date, jurisdiction, judge, or case name. Cases included in your search results are arranged in tribunal order, highest to lowest, and in reverse chronological order (latest cases first) within each tribunal.
BNA Tax Management portfolios The BNA Tax Management Web Library is an integrated library that provides leading authorities’ insights and expert analysis in the Federal Portfolios,Tax Practice Series, and the State Portfolios. It allows you to start your research in the analysis and link to related primary source material
CCH Health & Human Resources Research Network provides access to all of the latest authoritative information concerning topics on Employment Law, Benefits, Human Resource Management, Payroll and Health Law.
CCH Tax Research Network provides immediate access to CCH's comprehensive library of federal tax publications. Choose from CCH expert analyses and explanations, as well as official source documents . This service features the Standard Federal Tax Reporter with the Federal Estate and Gift Tax Reporter. Also includes IRS revenue rulings and procedures, IRS Publications and other libraries and tools.
Congressional Research Service Reports (CRS) Congress is the single most important information-producing institution in the United States. Behind every major bill debated, behind every issue discussed lie months of intensive investigation and analysis. The "working papers" that result from these efforts often represent the best information available anywhere on a given subject. That's because Congress has some of the nation's top experts on its staff, and the authority to call witnesses from throughout the world to testify on virtually any issue of concern.
Constitution Finder This database offers constitutions, charters, amendments, and other related documents. Nations of the world are linked to their constitutional text posted somewhere on the Internet.
EBIA/RIA on Checkpoint (Checkpoint Remote Access Instruction) brings together eight topic-specific EBIA benefits compliance manuals; the EBIA newsletter; expert RIA benefits analysis, explanations, and annotations; benefits treatises from some of the most respected authorities in the industry; and a host of primary source material on the state-of-the art online research platform, Checkpoint.
18th Century Collections Online provides access to over 180,000 legal titles, including books, pamphlets, treatises, essays and more; works are primarily in English.
Electronic Information System for International Law (EISIL) is a free Web resource. More than 1,500 selected sources are organized into 13 subject groups in a fully searchable database that provides access to primary materials, authoritative Web sites and research guides. Background information – citations and references, dates when laws or treaties were concluded and links to related resources – is included for each resource.
Environmental Law Reporter is an environmental, natural resources, toxic tort, energy, health/safety, and land use law research tool containing original source documents, editorial summaries, and expert analysis on state, federal, and international issues. ELR consists of twelve components: News & Analysis; ELR UPDATE; Litigation; Federal Laws and Regulations; Administrative Materials; Indexes; State Materials; International Materials; Health and Safety Materials; Guidance & Policy Collection; Briefs & Pleadings; and Online Seminars.
Gale Databases offers indexing for all major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty law publications, bar association journals and thousands of law-related articles from general interest publications published since 1980. LegalTrac also includes selective full text.
HeinOnline is a comprehensive, image-based collection of hundreds of legal periodicals and other legal collections (Federal Register, U.S. Reports, and other legal classics coming soon). This is a fully-searchable online database.
Index to Legal Periodicals (WilsonWeb) is a bibliographic database that cites articles from legal periodicals and indexes law books published in 1981 and later. Periodical coverage includes law reviews, bar association journals, university publications, yearbooks, institutes, and government publications. Index to Legal Periodicals & Books covers all areas of jurisprudence, including recent court decisions, new legislation, and original scholarship.
Indiana Attorney General Opinions This collection will include volumes of the Indiana Attorney General Opinions beginning in 1976. It will eventually include a complete collection back to 1921.
INSPIRE is Indiana's Virtual Library on the Internet. Inspire is a collection of commercial databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents using any PC equipped with an Indiana Internet connection and a Web Browser such as Netscape or MS Internet Explorer.
IUPUI University Library Databases Access to databases through the University Library web page.
LLMC-Digital (Law Library Microform Consortium) LLMC is a non-profit cooperative serving member libraries' needs for preservation, space recovery, and collection development on film and on-line. In its first 27 years of operation, it filmed over 7,500 titles, some 90,000 volumes, of interest to researchers in law and history. Its backfile comprises the world's largest collection of legal literature and government documents in microform. That backfile, and future filming of some 10,000 volumes per year, are being made available for on-line access on this web site.
Legal Periodicals Retro 1918-1981 (WilsonWeb) is a retrospective bibliographic database and a companion to Index to Legal Periodicals that cites articles from legal periodicals and indexes law books published between 1918 and 1981.
LegalTrac offers indexing for all major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty law publications, bar association journals and thousands of law-related articles from general interest publications published since 1980. LegalTrac also includes selective full text.
Lexis is the world's largest provider of credible in-depth information. From legal and government to business and high-tech, this product provides direct access to an enormous information universe.
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law is a fully updated online edition of the Encyclopedia of Public International Law published in print between 1991 and 2001 under the general editorship of Rudolf Bernhardt.
Medline using OVID covers the international literature on biomedicine, including the allied health fields and the biological and physical sciences, humanities, and information science as they relate to medicine and health care. MEDLINE covers 1966 to the present. MEDLINE is produced by the National Library of Medicine.
Oxford Handbooks Online The Oxford Handbook series provides scholarly surveys of the law through the use of selected essays. Topics covered by this series include comparative, constitutional and various international law subjects.
Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History is the first encyclopedia of law to provide both historical and contemporary comparisons of the world legal systems.
Oxford Reports on International Law Oxford reports on international law in domestic courts, Oxford reports on international courts of general jurisdiction, Oxford reports on international criminal law, Oxford reports on international human rights law.
Oxford Scholarship Online Oxford Scholarship Online is a vast and rapidly expanding cross-searchable library which now offers quick and easy access to the full text of 2,763 Oxford books.
ProQuest Congressional Congress is the single most important information-producing institution in the United States. Behind every major bill debated, behind every issue discussed lie months of intensive investigation and analysis. The "working papers" that result from these efforts often represent the best information available anywhere on a given subject. That's because Congress has some of the nation's top experts on its staff, and the authority to call witnesses from throughout the world to testify on virtually any issue of concern.
RIA Checkpoint provides resources for tax and accounting research including primary source materials and analysis, treatises and other editorial materials, and news and current awareness sources.”
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, this product provides an essential primary source tool for the study of all aspects of American history as well as the U.S. judicial system.
United Nations Document Research Guide provides guideance in identifying and locating documents related to the work of the United Nations and its affiliates.
Westlaw is the premier legal and business research tool on the Internet. Through Westlaw, subscribers have immediate, 24-hour access to over 13,000 databases used to find case law and statutory material, legal texts, information from news sources, public records.
WilsonWeb Index to Legal Periodicals is a bibliographic database that cites articles from legal periodicals and indexes law books published in 1981 and later. Periodical coverage includes law reviews, bar association journals, university publications, yearbooks, institutes, and government publications. Index to Legal Periodicals & Books covers all areas of jurisprudence, including recent court decisions, new legislation, and original scholarship.
World Cat Comprehensive coverage of the world's great library collections--containing more than 44 million books, videos, sound recordings, maps, scores, manuscripts, archives, and more--representing 400 languages.