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      HeinOnline contains Law Journal Library, Foreign & International Law Resources Database, U.S. Federal Legislative History and Presidential Libraries, English Reports Library, Legal Classics Library and more.  Includes Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, indexing worldwide journals, essay collections, and festschrifts.    
   JSTOR contains an archive of economics, finance, history, law, philosophy, political science, and sociology journal articles.  
     Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text and Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective: 1908-1981 index law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, statutes, bar association publications, university publications, and government publications and some full-text.   
    CCH Intelliconnect contains primary law and CCH analysis on many subjects including antitrust, banking, corporate governance, intellectual property, products liability, tax, and many more law topics.     
     Congressional is a comprehensive collection of historic and current congressional documents from 1790 to the present. Our library's collections include published Congressional Hearings (1824 - present), the Congressional  Research Service Reports and Committee Prints (1830-present), and the U.S. Serial Set (1789 - present).   
  Legislative Insight expands upon and improves the legislative histories available in Congressional includes over 27,000 histories from 1929- present.  Each legislative history includes the full text of the public law, all versions of related bills, law-specific Congressional Record excerpts, committee hearings, reports and prints.  Presidential signing statements, CRS reports and miscellaneous congressional publications are also included. 
  Regulatory Insight continues the research process into administrative rule-making.  Many statutory laws are implemented via the promulgation of administrative rules and Regulatory Insight provides administrative law histories organized by public law and including Federal Register entries with direct legal basis in the Public Law, controlled vocabulary subject indexing harmonized with Legislative Insight and multiple display and limiting options. 
 BNA Reports contain legal and regulatory news and analysis on a wide range of legal subjects, including environmental, intellectual property, employment, business, corporate, and tax law.  
   Checkpoint contains tax materials from RIA, including some Warren, Gorham & Lamont treatises.   
   Oxford Reports on International Law contains international investment claim, human rights, criminal law and domestic court decisions, as well as case summaries and additional value added materials.    
   Fastcase is a lower cost alternative to Westlaw and Lexis containing primary law. Give it a try!   
    U.S.Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978 Contains nearly 11 million pages of records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the period 1832-1978.  
     Making of the Modern Law: Primary Sources is a fully searchable digital archive of the published records of the American colonies, documents published by state constitutional conventions, state codes, city charters, law dictionaries, digests and more. The term primary sources is used in the legal sense of a case, statute, or regulation. Designed to complement The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, this archive offers online access to state and municipal codes, documents relating to constitutional conventions, and other resources in American legal history.  
      Making of the Modern Law: Treatises 1800-1926 contains casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches and more.  
     Making of the Modern Law: Trials 1600-1926 includes unofficially published accounts of trials, official trial documents, administrative proceedings and arbitrations.  
    The Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law International Law component features works of some of the great legal theorists, including Gentili, Grotius, Selden, Zouche, Pufendorf, Bijnkershoek, Wolff, Vattel, Martens, Mackintosh, Wheaton, among others. The Foreign Law component features foreign legal treatises, including commentaries, encyclopedias, textbooks, monographs, and festschriften of a variety of countries. The Comparative Law component features books that compare more than one legal system and includes Ancient, Roman, Jewish Law, and Islamic Law.  
    Eighteenth Century Collections Online contains full text English-language titles published in the United Kingdom and the Americas between 1701 and 1800. Includes books, pamphlets, broadsides, and ephemera.  
  The Making of Modern Law: Foreign Primary Sources, 1600-1970.  A digital collection of superseded foreign statutes and commentaries and analysis from a number of European, Latin American, United Kingdom & other countries.  Analogous Canon and Roman law materials are also included. The materials are in English, Dutch, French, German, Irish, and Italian.  This archive features some of the most important historical sources of world civil law and jurisprudence, as well as basic materials from a number of common-law jurisdictions.