Legal Resources: Databases


LexisNexis Academic (Legal Research/Legal News)
The service covers newspapers, magazines, wire services, and certain government documents. News information is updated daily and wire services several times daily. Includes top news; legal news; company financial information; tax information; law reviews; federal case law; U.S. Code; and state legal research.

CQ Weekly
Full-text access to legislative news and analysis from the CQ Weekly Report.

National Journal Group's Policy Central
Provides full text articles on U.S. political, legislative, and policy matters.

Academic Search Elite
This multi-disciplinary database offers full text for more than 2,050 scholarly journals, including more than 1,500 peer-reviewed titles. Covering virtually every area of academic study, Academic Search Elite offers full text information dating as far back as 1985.

Provides citations and some abstracts to sociology and related disciplines for articles, books, and conference papers

Rich resource for research in psychology and related disciplines. Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, chapters, books, technical reports, and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines.

Access to a growing collection of journals in a variety of subject areas, some with full-image articles online. Full-image articles from Electronic Collections Online journals are linked to corresponding citations in databases throughout the FirstSearch service.

Provides access to digital, full text archives of core journals in discipline areas including Arts and Sciences I, II, and III, Business, and Language and Literature. Users can search or browse in more than one discipline and multiple journals or in just a single issue.
JSTOR strives to provide an entire run of each title starting with volume one, issue one back to the early 1800s. JSTOR delays inclusion of digital articles anywhere from three to five years previous to the most recently published volumes.

Project MUSE
An online collection of scholarly journal titles in the arts, humanities and social sciences from university and society presses. Snowden Library subscribes to the Basic Undergraduate Collection, a 112 title subset of the full Project MUSE collection.

Index to journals published by Elsevier Science, Academic Press, W.B.Saunders, Churchill Livingstone, Baillière Tindall and Mosby. Includes access to the full-content of Academic Press journals.

A comprehensive reference database designed to support religious and theological scholarship in graduate education and faculty research.

The ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) database is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education to provide extensive access to educational-related literature.

NCJRS Abstracts Database
Search more than 160,000 criminal justice titles with summaries in the NCJRS Abstracts Database, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research.  Search more than 1,500 full-text online publications on this site and on NCJRS partner agency web sites.

Covers all areas of medicine, including clinical medicine, experimental medicine, dentistry, nursing, health services administration, nutrition, and much more. Now includes the MeSH browser.

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