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School of Law

Databases and Resources by Title



 Database/ Resource  Database/Resource Description


Belk Library

Access to main campus library's online resources.



CALI is a consortium of law schools that researches and develops computer-mediated legal instruction. CALI offers over 600 computer tutorials in 32 different legal subject areas. Tutorials are interactive with branches and feedback for every question.


CCH Internet Research NetWork


This database is an online version of the CCH business publications such as the Federal Securities Law Reporter, the Trade Regulations Reporter, and many other loose-leaf services, treatises, guides, and banking and securities newsletters. Also includes the latest CCH news reports.


Foreign Law Guide


This database provides essential information on primary and secondary sources of foreign law - what it is, where to find it, and how to use it.  It contains information on more than 170 jurisdictions from major nations to crown colonies, semi-independent states and supra=national regional organizations.


Hein Online


Hein Online provides the entryway to a database of over 1,200 law review journals.  Coverage begins from the first issue of each journal to roughly one year prior to the current year.  Content of more than four centuries is provided.  All of the library modules are image-based (PDF) and fully searchable.  Thus, researchers are able to view all pages as they originally appeared in hardcopy - including all charts, graphs, and photographs.


IP Law360

IP Law360 covers developing stories in litigation, law and policy, with more than 1,500 articles published per year.  Among the topics covered on a daily basis are: key litigation, legislative initiative, regulatory developments, and law firm news.  Each article is linked to other relevant stories and, in many cases, legal texts and court documents pertaining to the case discussed.



Cumulative indexing of approximately 875 legal publications with coverage beginning in 1980. Also includes law related articles from more than 1,000 additional business and general interest periodicals.


Library Catalog


Search the online Catalog for all resources in Belk Library and the School of Law Library, including books, ebooks, audiobooks, periodicals, music CDs, music scores, videorecordings and computer software.


LLMC Digital (Law Library Microfiche Consortium)


Provides access to over 7,500 titles, some 90,000 volumes, of interest to researchers in law and history and its back file comprises the world's largest collection of legal literature and government documents in microform.




LexisNexis Total Research System allows you to find and validate case law as well as locate law reviews and journals, perform searches by area of law, utilize Shepard's Citation Services, and more. (password required)


LexisNexis® Congressional


LexisNexis® Congressional contains detailed information about the activities of the United States Congress, including full-text access to bills (1989 - current), committee reports (1990 - current), Congressional Record (1985 - current), Congressional testimony before committees and subcommittees (1988 - current, House and Senate documents (1995 - current), select committee prints (1993 - current) and much more.  It also includes the United States Code , the Federal Register, and the Code of Federal Regulations as well as the full text of the National Journal.


LexisNexis® Matthew Bender® Online


LexisNexis® Matthew Bender® is a leading provider of analytical legal information in print and CD-ROM formats, and via the Internet. Their authoritative and comprehensive legal information covers every major practice area and is authored by the leading experts in the legal community.


Making of Modern Law Digital Archive


"The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926" provides digital images on every page of 22,000 legal treatises on   US and British law published from 1800 through 1926.



Oxford Treaties and International Agreements


Over 15,000 treaties and international agreements, including international tax treaties.

United Nations Treaty Collection


Provides access to several databases, including the Status of Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General, Depository Notifications by the Secretary General, Certified True Copies of Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary General, the United Nations Treaty Series, Texts of Recently Deposited Multilateral Treaties. The Treat Handbook and photographs of treaty actions are also available.


 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 archive provides an essential primary source tool for the study of all aspects of American history as well as the U.S. judicial system.




Westlaw® is an online legal research service providing quick, easy access to West's vast collection of statutes, case law materials, public records and other legal resources, as well as current news articles and business information. (password required)



If you are having trouble accessing the databases, and are off-campus, please read the following:

To access the Library's databases from off-campus, you must use the WebVPN service. Please note that this service is only available to Elon University students, faculty, and staff.

For step-by-step direction please click here.