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Introduction

This is a list of subscription services and databases that are available for access by current NYLS students, faculty and staff at computers both inside and outside the NYLS complex.

The Mendik Library now provides off campus access to electronic resources via Ezproxy. When logging into a database from off campus, please login with your network name and password (the same username and password you use for the portal).

If you are having a problem with your NYLS user name or password, please contact OIT at

Off campus - (855)-NYLS-OIT
On campus - (212)-431-2316
Email: helpdesk@nyls.edu

If you are having a problem with connecting to a particular database, please contact Grace Lee (email: glee@nyls.edu) and identify the page where the database is located.

      

    A TO Z List of Resources

    Click on Blue Letters below to jump to that section of the alphabet:

    A | B | C | E | F | G | H | I | J  | L | M | N | O | P | S | T | U | W |

        

      "A" Resources

      • AALL Library (HeinOnline)
        A collection of journals and newsletters published by the American Association of Law Libraries.
      • ABA/BNA Lawyers' Manual on Professional Conduct (Bloomberg BNA)
        A source for news and guidance on virtually every aspect of attorney conduct and legal ethics. The Manual is organized into four main sections: the Practice Guides, Ethics Rules, Current Reports, and Ethics Opinions. Contains the full text of every ABA ethics opinion issued from 1986 onward, digests of state and local ethics opinions from 1986 to the present, and links to state Web sites for the full text of state ethics rules and opinions.
      • The American Lawyer (ALM)
        A leading daily news source covering legal business, law firms, and lawyers across the U.S. and around the world.
      • The American Lawyer website
        The American Lawyer’s website provides links to the most recent six months' cases, articles and columns in full text. Earlier content is available on Lexis.
      • The American Lawyer (Lexis Advance)
        LexisNexis provides the full text of most American Lawyer content, back to 1995.
      • The American Lawyer - daily news alerts
        To sign up for newsletters, click here, and sign up while on campus. Use your nyls.edu email account to sign up for daily news alerts. If you have already set up a password for any other ALM news alerts, please enter that password. If not you will need to create one.
      • American Law Institute Library (HeinOnline)
        Contains full runs of the Institute's Annual Reports, Proceedings, Annual Meeting Speeches, and the Institute's newsletter, The ALI Reporter. It also includes the Restatements of the Law, Uniform Commercial Code, Model Penal Code, ALI-ABA Periodicals, and the Statement of Essential Human Rights (a pioneering ALI project of the mid-1940s).
      • American State Papers, 1789-1838 (Readex)
      • Archive of Americana (Readex)
        This family of historical collections contains books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, government documents and ephemera printed in America over three centuries. Use the links below to search or browse a single collection, or do full-text searches across multiple collections: American State Papers, 1789-1838; U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980 and Serial Set Maps, 1817-1980.
      • Attorney General Opinions (Hein Online)

      "B" Resources

      "C" Resources

      • CCH IntelliConnect
      • Checkpoint (Thomson Reuters)
        An electronic tax research service which provides access to primary tax law sources as well as editorial content and explanations of tax law. It includes access to the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury Regulations, Court cases, IRS rulings, and proposed legislation. It also includes a citator which provides information about subsequent citations of authority.
      • Code of Federal Regulations (HeinOnline)
      • Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO)
        Source for theory and research in international affairs. CIAO publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 on that includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, and proceedings from conferences.
      • Columbia Journal of European Law (HeinOnline)
        This journal covers contemporary topics in European law, including the law of the European Union, law at the national or regional levels, and jurisprudential questions relevant to the development of law and legal institutions in Europe.

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      "E" Resources

      "F" Resources

      • Fastcase
        Comparable in many ways to Lexis and Westlaw, this is a legal research service that offers full-text searchable access to comprehensive libraries of federal and state cases, statutes, constitutions, court rules, administrative regulations, and attorney general opinions. The service includes libraries of newspapers, federal court filings, and legal forms.
      • Federal Register (HeinOnline)
      • Foreign & International Law Resources Database (HeinOnline)
        A collection of yearbooks, journals and proceedings and reports from around the world.. It also includes U.S. Law Digests, International Tribunals/Judicial Decisions and more.
      • Foreign Law Guide (Reynolds and Flores)
        A good starting point for information on the legal systems of foreign countries.
      • Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS)(HeinOnline)
        Presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity. It is comprised of more than 500 books beginning with Abraham Lincoln's administration in 1861 and continuing to the administration of Richard Nixon/Gerald Ford in 1976.

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      "G" Resources

      • Google Scholar
        Provides a search of scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources, including theses, books, abstracts and articles. Using this link gives you extra functionality in linking to full-text services that the library subscribes to (JSTOR and HeinOnline).

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      "H" Resources

      • Harvard Research in International Law (Hein Online)
        Includes draft conventions and background papers on 13 areas of international law, which were prepared in anticipation of the largely unsuccessful League of Nations Codification Conference, and published as special supplements to the American Journal of International Law. Topics include nationality, state liability for damage to foreign nationals, territorial waters, competence of courts v. states as parties, piracy, extradition, criminal jurisdiction, and treaties.
      • HeinOnline
        A PDF-based collection of law review articles and a wide variety of other legal materials. The service is best known for its Law Journal Library which contains back runs of more than 1,100 journal titles, in most cases beginning with the first issue of each journal. HeinOnline's coverage has expanded to include archival libraries of federal and state primary law, federal legislative histories, U.S. treaties, foreign and international law sources, and classic American law treatises. Coverage continues to expand. Each library is full-text searchable, and search results are PDF files that can be printed and downloaded.
      • The History of Bankruptcy: Taxation and Economic Reform in America, Part III (Hein Online)
        Focuses on bankruptcy in America and includes legislative histories, treatises, documents, classic works and scholarly articles.

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      "I" Resources

      • Immigration Law and Policy in the U.S. (HeinOnline)
        A compilation of the historical documents and legislation related to immigration in the United States as well as current hearings, debates and recent developments in immigration law. This comprehensive database includes BIA Precedent Decisions, legislative histories, law and policy titles, extradition titles, scholarly articles, an extensive bibliography, and related works.
      • Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (Hein Online)
        Provides in-depth coverage of public and private international law, comparative and foreign law, and the law of all jurisdictions other than the United States, the U.K., Canada, and Australia. IFLP also analyzes the contents of approximately eighty individually published collections of legal essays, Festschriften, Mélanges, and congress reports each year.
      • Index to Legal Periodicals (EBSCO)
        The Index to Legal Periodicals consists of two databases:
      • Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text (1994-)
        Provides complete coverage of the most important English language legal information, with international coverage of scholarly articles, symposia, jurisdictional surveys, court decisions, legislation, books, book reviews and more. Full text is available for over 400 periodicals, many of them peer-reviewed.
      • Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective: 1908-1981
        a retrospective database that indexes over 750 legal periodicals published in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Content is also drawn from 38 printed compendia, which provides access to approximately 540,000 records. Coverage also includes: annual surveys of laws by jurisdiction; annual surveys of federal court cases; yearbooks and annual institutes.
      • Intellectual Property Resource Center (Bloomberg BNA)
        Provides the full text of all decisions reported in United States Patents Quarterly from 1929 to the present, combined with finding aids to facilitate the search process. Includes federal statutes and regulations on patent, copyright, and related matters. Incorporates the full text of the treatise, Patents & the Federal Circuit as well as the weekly Patent, Trademark and Copyright Journal.
      • IntelliConnect (Wolters Kluwer)
        Includes more than a dozen CCH tax resources. Foremost are the Standard Federal Tax Reporter, the Estate and Gift Tax Reporter, the Internal Revenue Manual and the New York Tax Reporter. This resource also includes Tax Cases, including memoranda, revenue rulings, Treasury decisions, comprehensive presentations of tax treaties and a range of IRS Publications.

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      "J" Resources

      • JSTOR (The Scholarly Journal Archive)
        Full-text articles from a thousand academic journals in the arts and sciences, political science, statistics, economics, business, and philosophy, excluding the issues from the last few years. Included articles are searchable in full text, and retrievable in PDF format.

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      "L" Resources

      • Law360
        A daily news service that covers high-stakes litigation in a wide variety of practice areas; real-time tracking and reports on thousands companies, firms and industries; and expert analysis from high-profile attorneys at top firms. You must login to Lexis Advance to use this service.
      • Law.com (ALM)
        ALM’s portal for timely legal news and analysis. The site provides access to stories from nineteen of ALM’s national and regional publications – including the National Law Journal, the American Lawyer, and the New York Law Journal – with the opportunity to view news by practice area. Each practice area offers a rich selection of articles, curated by ALM’s editorial staff. In addition, the site features views submitted by legal practitioners to the Law.com Contributor Network. Visit this page to learn more about signing up for ALM news alerts
      • Law Journal Library (HeinOnline)
        Contains more than 1,620 law and law-related periodicals. Coverage is from the first issue published for all periodicals and goes through the most-currently published issues allowed based on contracts with publishers.
      • Lawyers' Manual on Professional Conduct (Bloomberg BNA)
      • Legal Classics Library (HeinOnline)
        A collection of treatises in law and related subjects, full-text searchable in PDF format. Most of the treatises date from the 19th through the mid-20th centuries.
      • Legal Scholarship Network (SSRN)
      • LegalTrac (Legal Resource Index)
        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. Also includes the full text of selected journal articles in PDF format.
      • Legislative History
      • LexisNexis
      • LexisNexis Congressional

      "M" Resources

      "N" Resources

      • National Law Journal (ALM)
        Legal news for practitioners, from the business and private sectors, including reporting on law-related events, practitioners’ columns, federal court opinions, verdicts, and reports of pending legislation.
      • National Law Journal website
        The NLJ's website provides links to the most recent six months' cases, articles and columns in full text. Earlier content is available on Lexis.
      • National Law Journal (Lexis Advance)
        LexisNexis provides the full text of most NLJ content, back to 1983.
      • National Law Journal (ALM) - daily news alerts
        To sign up for newsletters, click here, and sign up while on campus. Use your nyls.edu email account to sign up for daily news alerts. If you have already set up a password for any other ALM news alerts, please enter that password. If not you will need to create one.
      • National Moot Court Competition Library (HeinOnline)
        This collection offers digital access to the records, briefs, and related organizational materials from the 1st to the most recent (1950-current) annual National Moot Court Competitions.
      • National Survey of State Laws (HeinOnline)
        This database version of Rich Leiter's National Survey of State Laws provides an overall view of some of the most sought-after and controversial legal topics in the United States. Users are able to make basic state-by-state comparisons of current state laws. The new 7th edition, along with the 6th and 5th editions, are included in database format, which also allows users to compare the same laws as they existed in 2005, 2008 and 2015. All print editions are included in HeinOnline's image-based, fully searchable, user-friendly platform. Linking is available to HeinOnline’s Subject Compilations of State Laws.
      • NetLibrary
        See eBook Collection (EBSCOhost)
      • New Jersey Law Journal (ALM)
        An official source for all state and federal court notices, the NJLJ also provides reports and digests of court decisions, substantive law articles by attorneys expert in their fields, and reporting on items of interest to the New Jersey Bar.
      • New Jersey Law Journal website
        The NJLJ's website provides links to the most recent six months' cases, articles and columns in full text. Earlier content is available on Lexis.
      • New Jersey Law Journal (Lexis Advance)
        provides the full text of most NJLJ content, back to 1990
      • New Jersey Law Journal - daily news alerts
        To sign up for newsletters, click here, and sign up while on campus. Use your nyls.edu email account to sign up for daily news alerts. If you have already set up a password for any other ALM news alerts, please enter that password. If not you will need to create one.
      • New York Court of Appeals Records and Briefs (2001 - current) (HeinOnline)
      • New York Law Journal (ALM)
        The premier legal newspaper for New York City and the paper of record for New York's First and Second Departments, the NYLJ publishes selected cases of interest, news items of interest to the local Bar, and columns devoted to practitioners’ interests. Although it has been published since 1888, electronic archives of NYLJ content cover only recent decades.
      • New York Law Journal website
        The NYLJ's website provides links to the most recent six months' cases, articles and columns in full text. Earlier content is available on Lexis.
      • New York Law Journal (Lexis Advance)
        LexisNexis provides the full text of most NYLJ content, back to 1990.
      • New York Law Journal - daily news alerts
        To sign up for newsletters, click here, and sign up while on campus. Use your nyls.edu email account to sign up for daily news alerts. If you have already set up a password for any other ALM news alerts, please enter that password. If not you will need to create one.

      "O" Resources

      • Oxford English Dictionary
        The OED covers words from across the English-speaking world. It is a guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.
      • Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History
        Covers all aspects of legal history throughout the world from ancient to modern times. Major categories of law explained in detail include private law (contract, tort, civil procedure), public law (statutory, criminal, etc.), and higher or constitutional law.

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      "P" Resources

      • Peggy: Women and the Law (Heinonline)
        Women and the Law (Peggy) is a collection that brings together books, biographies and periodicals dedicated to the role of women in society and the law. Users may research the progression of women's roles and rights in society over the past 200 years. Also included are more than 70 titles from Emory University Law School's Feminism and Legal Theory Project which focus on the effect of law and culture on the female gender.
      • ProQuest Congressional
        Comprehensive access to information by and about the United States Congress, as well as United States legislative history. Includes legislation and public policy, statistical information including projections and analyses, federal regulations, voting and financial records for individual members as well as members of various congressional committees.

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      • Philip C. Jessup Library (HeinOnline)
        The collection includes the annual compendia of the Jessup International Law Moot Court competition, beginning in 1960, as well as journals published by the International Law Student Association.

      "S" Resources

      "T" Resources

      • Taxation & Economic Reform in America: A Historical Archive, 1781-2009 (HeinOnline)
      • Tax and Accounting Center (Bloomberg BNA)
        Bloomberg BNA offers expert analysis and practice tools in U.S. income, estates gifts and trusts, and foreign income taxation.
      • Tax Analysts' Tax Notes
        Tax Analysts is a leading publisher of tax news and analysis. Their range of publications provides daily news (Tax Notes Today, State Tax Today, and Worldwide Tax Daily), cases, regulations, policy developments and analysis on the Federal, State and worldwide levels.

        As of December 1, 2015, users are required to register an account. For your initial registration, you must be within the NYLS IP address range. After the initial registration, you will be able to access TaxNotes from anywhere.
      • Thomson Reuters Checkpoint
        An electronic tax research service which provides access to primary tax law sources as well as editorial content and explanations of tax law. It includes access to the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury Regulations, Court cases, IRS rulings, and proposed legislation. It also includes a citator which provides information about subsequent citations of authority.
      • Treaties and Agreements Library (HeinOnline)
        A comprehensive collection that includes UST, TIAS, as well as other official and unofficial U.S. treaty sources, indexes, guides, and treatises.

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      "U" Resources

      "W" Resources

       

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