Dannnye K. Holley, Dean and Professor of Law

Law Library - Electronic Resources (A to Z List)

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Accounting, Tax and Banking Collection: A subset of the ProQuest Business Premium Collection, this database contains essential publications for information about the financial services industry, including accounting, tax, banking, and industry trends. || Remote Access

AILALink: This is a resource from the American Immigration Lawyers Association designed for legal professionals who needs to access reliable and up to date immigration law information and guidance. || Remote Access

Bloomberg Law: Online access to multiple databases, including primary materials and several corporate/business-related resources. Access is limited to current students and faculty. You will have to register at https://profile.bna.com/bloomberglaw-activate/  to use the site. SKIP the Activation Code blank at the top of the page, fill in the rest of the blanks (USING YOUR TSU EMAIL), agree to the terms, and prove you are not a robot.  Bloomberg will send an email to your TSU email account. Follow the directions from there.  Note: Bloomberg Law is case sensitive; put the part of your email address after the @ sign in lower case.

CALI: Provides more than 100 interactive lessons and tutorials to help students learn the law. (Accessible via Internet/First-time users must register via the CALI web site. Contact the Circulation Desk to acquire an access code.)

Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP): CLIP is a weekly table of contents for new law review and journal issues and a subject index to the articles in these journals.
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Court Listener: Court Listener is a free case research database. It offers the text of many state and federal cases and occasionally some interesting analytic components. It also provides AUDIO FILES of oral arguments of many cases, which may be of interest to students, evidence faculty, and others.

Death Penalty Worldwide: A free web resource containing information about the death penalty in various countries, death penalty crimes, decisions by various human rights organizations, and other death penalty related information (hosted by Cornell University Law School).

Digital Public Library of America: A free web resource containing scans of items from the collections of numerous American libraries, including U.S. government publications provided by the Government Printing Office and Texas government documents (EX: Texas Register) provided by the University of North Texas.

Digital Scholarship @Texas Southern University: Digital Scholarship is a repository of research and scholarship produced by the Texas Southern University academic community. You must create an account to access this resource (use your university email when your register).

EBSCOhost: Provides access to a variety of proprietary full text and popular databases covering an array of subject matter. || Remote Access

EBSCOhost eBooks: Provides access to EBSCOhost eBook Collection of more than 28,000 electronic books covering a wide range of topics. 
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FRASER: FRASER is a free repository that preserves and provides access to economic and banking data and policy documents from various sources collected and provided by the St. Louis Federal Reserve.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: Allows you to download, brows, and search a wide range of legal resources, including legal forms, eBooks, and LegalTrac. || Remote Access

Gale LegalTracProvides citations, with coverage dating back to the 1980’s, for over 1200 law reviews, legal newspapers, and bar association journals; more than 200 journals are provided in full text.

HeinOnline: Provides access to a wealth of legal periodicals 1980-Present, full-text retrospective collections of selected legal journals & law reviews, federal & state government information, international law, and specialized legal resources. "CILP, provided by HeinOnline, is a weekly table of contents for new law review and journal issues and a subject index to the articles in these journals." || Remote Access

Immigration Court Practice Manual: The Practice Manual is a comprehensive guide that sets forth uniform procedures, recommendations, and requirements for practice before the Immigration Courts. The provisions outlined therein are binding on the parties who appear before the Immigration Courts unless the Immigration Judge directs otherwise in a particular case.

JSTOR: Provides access to a large full-text archives of journals from all disciplines.  Emphasis is on humanities and literature with some journals covering subjects on business, legal, sociology, and science.
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Judicial Appointments Database: This database contains data about thousands of state and federal judges and judicial appointors such as governors and presidents. Information includes biographical data about each person, the roles they had held before, during, and after their time in the judicial branch, their political affiliations, their education, and any retention events that kept them in a judicial position (such as a reappointment).

Lexis Advance: Lexis Advance has an intuitive search technology that reduces the amount of time to search and introduces pre- and post-filtering capabilities that get you to the right answers quickly and with improved relevance. (Accessible remotely with standard Lexis login.)

Lexis Digital Library: LDL provides access to a plethora of resources, including legal eBooks, national treaties, practice materials, and more.  For students, LDL is an excellent resource for study aids such as the Questions & Answers, Mastering, Skills & Value, and Understanding Series.  LDL supports mobile devices so that you can access its products anytime, anywhere.  (For authentication credentials, contact Daniel Samford or Dean Harrison.)

Municode: Formerly known as Municipal Code Corporation, is the largest private-sector publisher of municipal ordinances, responsible for the codification and publication of municipal codes for more than 2,700 cities and counties in all 50 states. This free version provides browsing or limited searching of a municipality's code (but not multiple different codes simultaneously). Once you follow the link, use the "Library" tab at the upper-right of the screen to browse the codes. Select the state you need and then the municipality. Also, note the Help tab in the upper right corner.

National Center for Interstate Compacts Database: CSG's National Center for Interstate Compacts Database allows you to search more than 1,500 statutes for state-by-state interstate compact membership, serving as a useful search tool for researching interstate compacts. (Free database) 

ProQuest Congressional (previously CIS Congressional Universe): PC Provides access to current and historical United States Congressional publications, including the historic Annals of Congress, Register of Debates, Congressional Global, and Serial Set. || Remote Access

ProQuest Digital National Security Archive: DNSA is a clearinghouse of declassified government documents containing thousands of papers and resources that concerns foreign policy and national security. || Remote Access

ProQuest Heritage Quest: HQ is a genealogical database with access to government documents consisting of agricultural, mortality, and population schedules and other invaluable genealogical resources.  || Remote Access

ProQuest History Vault: Originally publication as a microform collection, the History Vault is primary source about information on Slavery and the Law consisting of two modules - Southern Life and African American History, 1775-1915, & Plantation Records. This is an excellent genealogical resource and provide keen insight into the social, legal, and plantation politics of the Antebellum South.
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ProQuest Platform: PP showcases a suite 27 databases containing scholarly journals, books, audio & video, dissertations & theses, newspapers and more on a wide range of subject matter, including business, politics, international relations, and more. 
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Reginfo.gov: A page from the Executive Office of the President that offers data about federal regulation, including the Unified Agenda. (Accessible via the Internet.)

Regulations.gov: A federal government web page for viewing and commenting on proposed regulations. (Accessible via the Internet.)

Social Science Research Network: SSRN is a series of electronic journals of abstracts, working papers as well as articles accepted for publication in various areas of law. For the full experience, create an account (you MUIST use your TSU email.)

Sports Litigation Alert: An online subscription to current case summaries and relevant sports law articles. (Accessible via the law school network)

Texas Law Help: TexasLawHelp.org is a website dedicated to providing free, reliable legal information to low-income Texans. It is part of a broader effort within the national legal aid community to use technology, specifically the Internet, to enhance and expand the delivery of legal aid. THIS SITE HAS FORMS.

Texas State Law Library: The Texas State Law Library (SLL) subscribes to a host of free databases available for anyone residing in Texas. TSLL provides access to HeinOnline, FastCase, AILALink, and other legal reference databases. NOTE: You must establish that you are a Texas resident to access these resources.

Texshare Databases Texashare is a collection of 60 electronics databases on a variety of general academic and legal subject matter. (Accessible on-campus network computers)

VitalLaw: Wolters Kluwer's flagship database which covers several practice areas with professional treatises, laws and regulations, and practical content.

Westlaw: Comprehensive database of legal material. (Accessible via Internet/Password required - Contact Circulation Desk or the Electronic Resources Librarian for assistance)

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