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The fastest current awareness tool available, with topical access to over 500 legal publications organized within 100 relevant subject headings. Citations are in Bluebook form.
The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals - more than 450 legal periodicals, including journals, essay collections, festschrifts, and congress reports from 1985 to the present. The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals covers countries other than the United States, British Isles, and British Commonwealth. Entries may not be in English.
- Index to Legal Periodicals & Books (Wilsondisc) 1981 - Present
- Index to Legal Periodicals & Books is a bibliographic database that cites articles from legal periodicals and indexes law books. Periodical coverage includes law reviews, bar association journals, university publications, yearbooks, institutes, and government publications.
- LegalTrac 1980 - Present
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. LegalTrac also includes selective full text. Choose "proceed" on Infotrac site.
- Legal Journals Index (LJI)1986-
Westlaw database indexes articles from legal journals published in the United Kingdom and Europe as well as journals covering topics pertaining to the laws of the European Community and its Member States. Westlawl password required.
- Serials Solutions
Index and full-text images of over 900 law reviews and journals. Unlike other periodical databases that supply post-1980 volumes (Westlaw and Lexis), Hein-On-Line provides each journal from its inception and continues to the most current volume allowed under contract between Hein and the journal.
Search for Abstracts and Working Papers in Law
- Bepress Legal Repository
The Bepress Legal Repository is a network of law-related research materials. Law schools, research units, institutes, centers, think tanks, conferences, and other subject-appropriate groups post materials to specific publications (e.g., the USC Working Paper Series). This high-quality content may be downloaded freely by interested readers
- Research Now: a Bepress portal
Allows you to Search or Browse through the quasi-open access Berkeley Electronic Press journals, plus a wealth of unrestricted working paper series, preprints monographs, and other content from institutional and subject-matter repositories hosted by bepress.
- Legal Scholarship Network
Faculty abstracts and working papers, some articles accepted for publication; some are full-text. (More information about this product in the Database List "About" box.
- NELLCO Legal Scholarship Repository
The New England Law Library Consortium (NELLCO) Legal Scholarship Repository provides a free and persistent point of access for working papers, reports, lecture series, workshop presentations, and other scholarship created by faculty at NELLCO member schools. Powered by Berkeley Electronic Press technology, the aim of the NELLCO Legal Scholarship Repository is to improve dissemination and visibility of a variety of scholarly materials throughout the academic and legal research communities.
Search for General Periodical Articles
- Articles First (Not a link)
Search this database through New England School of Library's on-line catalog, Portia. Choose option "D" (connect to other databases). Then choose 2 (databases), and then 3 (First Search). You will have the option of going into one of several topical databases or choosing 14 for all databases. Regardless of which database you choose, option 2 will lead you to Articles First offering access to citations from 12,500 journals. Only accessible from library and faculty terminals.
- Boston Globe
From 1980- (Available only from library computers)
- Ingenta (formerly Carl Uncover)
Search over 17,000 multidisciplinary journals. Ingenta offers keyword access to article titles and summaries.
- Expanded Academic Index 1980 - Present
Use this Infotrac database to access 3,393,671 articles on astronomy, religion, law, history, psychology, humanities, current events, sociology, communications and the general sciences. Choose "proceed" when you reach the Infotrac site. Some full text articles available. Keyword searching is advised.
- General Reference Center (Magazine Index) 1980 - Present
Use this general interest Infotrac database to search 2,594,723 articles in magazines, reference books, and newspapers for information on current events, popular culture, the arts and sciences, sports, etc. Some full text articles available. Choose "proceed" when you reach the Infotrac site. Keyword searching is advised.
- New York Times, 1851-2001 - Use your Boston Public Library Card No. to authenticate
Search for Articles on Particular Topics
- General BusinessFile ASAP 1982 - Present
Use this Infotrac database of 3,016,250 articles to find articles on business and management. Includes directory listings for over 150,000 companies as well as investment analysts' reports on major companies and industries. Choose "proceed" when you reach the Infotrac site. Some full text articles available. Keyword searching is advised.
- National Library of Medicine Gateway 1966 - Present
Search for articles through MEDLINE in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, and the preclinical sciences. MEDLINE contains all citations published in Index Medicus. This National Library of Medicine database also contains AIDSLINE, BIOETHICSLINE, and others and searches databases simultaneously.
- Law Reviews on Race - University of Dayton Law
- U.S. News Archives on the Web - Special Libraries Association
- Highwire - medical articles full-text from Stanford
- PsycARTICLES - American Psychological Association, index and abstracts