Articles and Databases

Law/Justice Studies

Catalog of U.S. Govt. Publications Index to publications available through the Federal Depository Library Program, of which Spague Library is a participant.
CCH Online Index Database of the electronic versions of the CCH Federal and State Tax reporters. (Need to create User ID in order to login)
Criminal Justice Periodicals Comprehensive collection of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including information for professionals in law enforcement, corrections administration, drug enforcement, rehabilitation, family law, and industrial security.
Government, Politics, and Law Contains more than 80 million pages of content in political science and law that spans 80,000 titles and 195,000 volumes. HeinOnline bridges the gap in history by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 2,300 periodicals. In addition to its vast collection of journals, the database also contains the Congressional Record bound volumes in entirety, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, constitutions for every country in the world, classic books from the 18th & 19th centuries, all United States Treaties, the Federal Register and CFR from inception, and much more.
govinfo Provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text Indexing of over 1,025 legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, statutes, bar association publications, university publications, and government publications. Full text of over 325 select periodicals, as far back as 1994, many of them peer-reviewed.
Legal Information Reference Center Provides full text access to many of the top consumer legal reference books. Legal Information Reference Center also contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms.
Legal Virtual Reference Collection (Gale) Reference titles (published by Gale and other publishers) related to Law. Includes Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law, Major Acts of Congress, and West's Encyclopedia of American Law.
Lexis-Nexis Academic Full text database of news, business, and legal sources with some medical information as well.
NCJRS Abstracts Database (Legal) The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database is an index to more than 215,000 criminal justice publications.
Oxford Bibliographies Online: Childhood Studies Oxford Bibliographies in Childhood Studies combines the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia. Select subject areas covered include Adolescence & Youth, adoption and fostering, children's rights, class, disability, education, child labor, and social policy.
Oxford Reference Online: Premium Collection Offers over 175 fully-indexed, cross-searchable dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press, including detailed information across a broad subject range from titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions Series.
Slavery in America and the World Collection Collection includes all essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.
Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science) Citation index which provides access to current and retrospective information from over 1,950 of the world's leading social sciences journals across 50 disciplines, as well as 3,500 of the world's leading scientific and technical journals
Westlaw Next (new version of Campus Research) Comprehensive full-text collection of news, business, and law-related information. (If you experience problems accessing Westlaw Next from off-campus, please contact the Library)