A - Z Database List
19th Century Masterfile is a vast “Index of Indexes”, and is the largest resource for historical research prior to 1925. It brings together over 60 subject indexes to: Periodicals, Newspapers, Books, US Congressional Record, US and UK Government Documents, US Patents.
Journal articles and abstracts pertaining to: business, management, accounting, auditing, economics, finance, taxation, marketing, advertising, personnel, banking, public administration, and nonprofit organizations.
Academic Search Premier is a scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database for many journals with indexing and abstracts for many more journals in the collection. Nearly every area of academic study is included: computer science, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more. Images are also included in this collection.
Archive spanning more than 400 years of historical and genealogical information.
Index to United Nations Documents, including Official Records, draft resolutions, and the UN Treaty Series. Some full-text.
An online collection of approximately 3,700 books of high quality in the humanities.
The world’s largest and preeminent collection of peer-reviewed, African-published scholarly journals.
AILALink is a resource for immigration law research providing access to immigration-related statutes, regulations, and important case law (select); agency correspondence and manuals, AILA/ government liaison minutes, forms, and a plethora of AILA publications.
News from a variety of African countries and sources.
The Am Law Daily is the leading source of daily news, analysis, and information about the business of law as practiced by the country’s largest law firms and most accomplished lawyers.
The Connecticut Law Tribune is Connecticut’s only weekly newspaper devoted to covering the legal community, giving you the latest developments in Connecticut’s courts, law firms and legislature. It includes The Connecticut Opinions section which covers the Superior Court, federal courts and state administrative agency decisions with headnotes and indexes, as well as verdicts and settlements.
Access the latest legal news and analysis across all ALM national and regional publications.
ALM Legal Intelligence offers detailed business information and competitive intelligence about the legal industry .
The National Law Journal provides coverage of the latest news in federal and state court litigation, U.S Supreme Court cases, legislative issues, and state and federal verdicts and settlements.
Alt-Press Watch is a full-text database of articles from grassroots newspapers, magazines, and journals of alternative and independent presses, from 1970 to current.
Comprehensive online directory of judges by state.
The AE Database contains over 4 million auction and bibliographic records pertaining to books, manuscripts, maps and ephemera
Collection of critical reviews in 46 discipines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences.
The Armed Conflict Database (ACD) monitors armed conflicts worldwide, focusing on political, military and humanitarian trends in current conflicts, whether they are local rebellions, long-term insurgencies, civil wars or inter-state conflicts. The ACD covers the world’s international, internal and terrorist conflicts, whether active, subject to a ceasefire, or halted by a peace accord.
Australian and New Zealand legal database, containing primary legal materials (legislation, treaties and decisions of courts and tribunals); and secondary legal materials created by public bodies for purposes of public access, and a substantial collection of law journals. A joint facility of UTS and UNSW Faculties of Law
A Yale-based project to provide documents in law, history and diplomacy back to the 18th century and earlier.
Beck-online, an electronic library from German publishing house Beck, holds a vast amount of legal information, annotations, and legal journals published by Beck and other publishing house including access to archives, case law as well as a complete collection of German federal and state law. All materials in this database are in German.
Online access to scholarly books from Bloomsbury’s spanning the humanities and social sciences. This site features the latest research publications from Bloomsbury, T&T Clark, The Arden Shakespeare and Hart Publishing, alongside scholarship from historic imprints from Continuum, Berg and Bristol Classical Press.
Subscription package from the Bureau of National Affairs that provides access to most of its titles, chiefly in the area of American law, but also including some titles relating to foreign and international law. Most titles are online equivalents of loose-leaf services and journals also available in print.
Human Rights Documents Online (HRDO) contains human rights documents collected by the Human Rights Internet (HRI) since 1980. These documents emanate from 483 non-governmental human rights organizations (NGOs) worldwide, some of which have a universal scope, whilst others focus on the attainment of human rights in a specific area of the world.
Brill online archive of journals on international law and human rights.
Online access to Encyclopaedia Britannica in addition to Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines, periodicals, atlas, biographies, e-books, news, multimedia, and other research tools.
Business Source Complete is the world’s definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. It contains full text journals in “business, marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics, as well as data… case studies, investment research reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.” (Description from Epnet.com)
Cambridge law ebooks.
Journals published by Cambridge University Press and made available electronically.
CasemakerX facilitates knowledge discovery in case law, codes and statutes, as well as many other documents. Free access to Casemaker includes CaseCheck+ (Casemaker’s Shepard’s/KeyCite like product) and CasemakerDigest (a case alert that provides a first look into the most recent decisions published by the appellate courts).
Access to primary law and CCH analysis in the areas of Tax (federal, state, and international), Legal Professional (antitrust and trade regulation, banking, corporate governance, intellectual property, products liability, securities and related topics), and Business Compliance (food & drugs, health care law, labor & employment, and related topics). This is the replacement for the former Intelliconnect platform.
Searchable guide on editorial style and publishing practices. Now offers full contents from the 16th and 15th editions.
This database provides access to full text Chinese journal articles in Medicine/Hygiene, Literature/History/Philosophy, Economics/Political Science/Law, and Education/Social Science (a total of 2000+ journal titles). The database has an English language interface. Please note that Yale does not subscribe to the Science/Technology section of the database, but a separate bibliographic database provides citations to articles in the Science/Technology section.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. A subscription to The Chronicle includes access to all of this Web site and to Academe Today, our daily e-mail newsletter.
Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle’s Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; articles published since September 1989; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as an online CV’s, salary databases, and more.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy is a news source for individuals and institutions involved in the philanthropic entireprise. Philanthropy.com provides the latest news, trend analysis, and fundraising strategies available in the nonprofit world. It also includes access to data from original Chronicle of Philanthropy surveys on giving, foundations and executive salaries, and ranking of charities from the annual Philanthropy 400 report.
ClimateWire provides in-depth daily coverage of the key issues that surround the debate over climate change.
This collection of 2,360 formerly classified U.S. government documents (most of them classified Top Secret or higher) provides declassified documentary record about the successes and failures of the U.S. intelligence community in its efforts to spy on the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
Colonial State Papers provides access to thousands of papers concerning English activities in the American, Canadian, and West Indian colonies between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. Included is a digitized version of The Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies 1574-1739, which contains bibliographic records and extracts for thousands of additional documents.
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) is a comprehensive source for theory and research in international affairs. It publishes a wide range of scholarship from 1991 to present. It includes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, journal articles, book chapters, case studies, and policy briefs. Each section of CIAO is updated with new material on a regular schedule and a list of sources for each type of material is provided.
Online access to current series of Australian Government gazettes.
Congress.gov includes limited coverage of the Congressional Record, committee reports, direct links from bills to cost estimates from the Congressional Budget Office, legislative process videos, committee profile pages and historic access to bill status and summary, member profiles and bill text reaching back to the 103rd Congress.
Full text access to over 1,600 constitutional documents, constitutional amendments, human rights declarations, and draughts of constitutions from about 50 countries in Europe, and North and South America.
Created and hosted by CQ Press, the CQ Electronic Library (CQEL) is the definitive reference resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs. A wealth of CQ Press resources and years of journalistic and editorial expertise are combined in CQEL (pronounced SEEμquell). It also offers researchers—whether students, scholars, professionals, or interested citizens—a range of tools for discovering, understanding, and making use of its authoritative content.
CQ Roll Call is the only media organization that covers every legislative action in Congress. With archives dating to the 99th Congress in 1985, we provide users with every action of every bill from introduction to final outcome. Users can access the full chronology of bill actions with detailed analysis; easy-to-read bill summaries; detailed information on floor speeches; summaries of votes in subcommittees, full committees and on the House and Senate floors; and more. CQ Roll Call’s daily legislative news & schedules source is published every day that Congress is in session and is updated throughout the day in the online format. It provides numerous in-depth articles each day on important congressional action including floor activity, markups, hearings conference committee negotiations and a wrap-up of the previous day’s Hill activity.
Online access to De Gruyter and De Gruyter partner publisher e-books, e-journals and online database collections of primary sources, text collections, reference works, and bibliographies, in the humanities, medicine, natural sciences, and law.
The Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE)—representing the full panoply of American regional vocabulary, from Adam’s housecat to Zydeco—has long been consulted by a wide range of scholars and lovers of language and regional nuance. This digital version transforms the dictionary into an interactive, multimedia tool that will greatly benefit both scholarly inquiry and general intellectual curiosity.
The Digital National Security Archive contains a comprehensive set of declassified government documents available. The resource now includes 36 collections consisting of over 80,000 meticulously indexed documents, with more than 500,000 total pages. It covers the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century.
The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. In short a one stop shop for users to Open Access Journals. Additional information about the DOAJ may be found here.
The ICC Dispute Resolution Library is an online service provided by the ICC International Court of Arbitration. The Dispute Resolution Library contains more than 1000 documents from established publications of the ICC on arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution.
Duke Law School provides free online access to all of its academic journals. These Web pages contain the complete text of each journal issue dating back to January 1996 in a fully searchable HTML format and in PDF. New issues are posted on the web simultaneously with print publication.
Contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English; based on the Bell & Howell microfilm collections Early English Books 1475-1640 and Early English Books 1641-1700;searches can be restricted to legal materials.
Full text of hundreds of law journals and indexing for thousands more (includes Index to Legal Periodicals and Books).
This database is devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health.
A collection of books from Yale University Press on the EBSCOhost platform. Selected titles are related to law, political science, and international relations.
Access to historical archive of the Economist from 1843 to 2010.
Fully searchable digital images of books published during the 18th Century, including history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, and science.
Online access to Law titles and select Business, Economics and Social Sciences titles from Edward Elgar publishing.
ScienceDirect is a leading full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from more than 2,500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11,000 books. Since 2003, many authors have been submitting extra value-added content associated with the research, such as audio and video files, datasets and other supplementary content, effectively accelerating research beyond the print format.
Online research tool that provides the most-often cited analysis of environmental, sustainability, natural resources, energy, toxic tort, and land use law and policy. Please email email@example.com from your Yale email address to subscribe to daily email alerts.
Ethnic NewsWatch provides access to journals, magazines, and newspapers from ethnic and minority presses. The current collection, Ethnic NewsWatch™, covers 1990-present, and the historical collection, Ethnic NewsWatch: A History™, spans 1959-1989. Ethnicities include: African American/Caribbean/African; Arab/Middle Eastern; Asian/Pacific Islander; European/Eastern European; Hispanic; Jewish; Native People.
EUR-Lex provides free access to European Union law and other documents considered to be public. The website is available in 23 official languages of the European Union; choose your preferred language from the language bar at the top of the homepage. The contents of the site amount to some 2 815 000 documents with texts dating back to 1951. The database is updated daily and every year around 12 000 documents are added. [About page, 11/2011]
Collection of resources provided by the European Court of Human Rights
Factiva contains nearly 8,000 sources from 118 countries and 22 languages, and 120 continuously updated newswires. Coverage includes: Same-day and archival coverage of The Wall Street Journal,Washington Post, The Globe and Mail, Financial Times, Handelsblatt, Les Echos, South China Morning Post, Australian Financial Review, Sydney Morning Herald, Straits Times, Yomiuri Shimbun, and local newspapers from every corner of the globe. Newswires include Dow Jones, Reuters, Associated Press, Asia Pulse, and over 120 other continuously updating industry, press release and local newswires. Transcripts from BBC, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, NPR and more. The following sites have detailed information on Factiva content: Search the Factiva content set. See what content recently has been added to Factiva. Read more about changes Years of Coverage: Varies by file
A digest of U.S.and world news arranged primarily by place but also providing access by type of information (e.g. obituaries). A nice feature is the Timeline of Top News Stories by decade. The digest is updated weekly.
Search primary sources for most state and federal jurisdictions, including regulations, court rules and AG opinions.
The latest U.S. and international business, finance, economic and political news, comment and analysis from the Financial Times on FT.com
This resource, published in six parts, makes available the complete British Foreign Office files dealing with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan between 1919 and 1980.
Founded in 1956, the Foundation Center is the nation’s leading authority on institutional philanthropy and is dedicated to serving grantseekers, grantmakers, researchers, policymakers, the media, and the general public. The foundation database houses a collection of data on over 76,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grant making public charities in the U.S.
Platform enabling search and discovery of primary sources across multiple Gale digital archives including all Making of Modern Law collections, Eighteenth Century Collections Online, and more.
GAR is a leading arbitration journal, known for its analysis and insight on issues that matter to arbitration professionals.
Website of the U.S. Government Printing Office.
Find non-profit organizations’ tax returns (Form 990s) and other information
Halsbury’s Laws is an authoritative encyclopaedia of law in the England and Wales, with 52 main volumes arranged by subject, several indexes and updating services. It is particularly useful if you are researching an area of law and need to find the most important cases, legislation and commentary in that area.
Hein Online is a searchable database of full-text legal journals. Other modules include Treaties and Agreements Library (UST 1950 - 1984; ILM 1962 - 2008; Bevans; Malloy; Miller; Kappler; treaty texts; etc.). Federal Legislative History Library. U.S. Code. U.S. Statutes at Large. Federal Register Library. Code of Federal Regulations. Legal Classics. Phillip C. Jessup Library. U.S. Attorney General Opinions. U.S. Presidential Library. U.S. Supreme Court Library. Foreign Relations of the United States. European Center for Minority Issues. Israel Law Reports. United Nations Treaty Series. American Law Institute Publications. Taxation & Economic Reform in America, a Historical Archive. Coverage varies by title. Each library or collection has a separate resource record with attached holdings.
Periodicals of the American Bar Association.
This collection contains an expansive selection of titles unique to American Indian law including more than 700 unique titles dedicated to American Indian Law. This library also features rare compilations edited by Felix S. Cohen.
With titles from the Animal Legal Defense Fund and Animal Welfare Institute, this collection aims to establish the foundational laws pertaining to animals and follow the evolution of these rights throughout the years. It includes philosophical books dating back to the 1800s, videos, periodicals, brochures, and more.
Since 1923 The Hague Academy of International Law organizes Collected Courses Online prestigious post-university summer courses in private international law and public international law. The courses are published in the book series “The Hague Academy Collected Courses”, now comprising over 320 volumes and available online.
Composed of two parts: (1) special issues of the American Journal of International Law from the 1920s-1930s and (2) a work published in 2007 evaluating the work in those special issues.
IFLP is a multilingual bibliographic database indexing articles and book reviews from over 450 legal periodicals. The database is updated quarterly and covers 1985 to the present. This database covers international law (public and private), comparative law, and municipal laws of countries other than the United States, United Kingdom, and the British Islands.
A collection of books on the development, enactment, and impact of the rule of law in Eastern Europe. Topics range from copyright to public policy, civil law, freedom of speech, citizenship, and more.
Philippine Law Collection includes more than 270 titles and more than 410,000 pages relating to Philippine law. There are 114 titles and more than 110,000 pages unique to this speci c collection, whose subjects include Civil Rights, Criminal Law and Procedure, Economic Reform, Foreign Policy, Insurance, Military Law, Trade Regulations, and much more. Browse the collection by title, author, date, and subject.
HeinOnline Religion & the Law provides full-text access to books, periodicals, and bibliographies relating to the development, history, organization, and fundamental principles of world religion. This growing collection includes canon law, early constitutions of the church, and rare historical bibles.
Official publications from the Selden Society including the Selden Society Annual Series Vols. 1-117 (1887-2000), the Supplementary Series Vols. 1-13 (1965-2000) , and the Centenary Guide to the Publications of the Selden Society. These early English manuscripts, digests, encyclopedias, yearbooks provide coverage coverage back to A.D. 1200.
“Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law brings together, for the first time, all known 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. This collection also includes hundreds of pamphlets and books written about slavery - defending it, attacking it or simply analyzing it, including an expansive slavery collection of mostly pre-Civil War materials from the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. We have also gathered every English-language legal commentary on slavery published before 1920, which includes many essays and articles in obscure, hard-to-find journals in the United States and elsewhere. The collection will continue to grow, not only from new scholarship but also from historical material that we will continue to locate and add.” – Publisher
This collection includes reports for all 50 states.
Includes superseded state statutes for all fifty states. Search the statutes by state, date, description and text. Coverage goes back until 1717.
A 225 year archive of legislative histories, reports and documents studying American taxation including the complete Carlton Fisk collection, the full legislative history of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, and documents from recent economic reforms and stimulus plans.
Women and the Law (Peggy) brings together books, biographies and periodicals dedicated to women’s roles in society and the law. This unique collection of materials provides a platform to 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 provide a platform to view the effect of law and culture on the female gender.
Brings together constitutional documents, books, articles, bibliographic references, and web sites all into one database
A collection of treaties of the world bringing together Rohn, Dumont, Bevans, Martens, League of Nations, and United Nation treaties from 1648 to the present through in-depth indexing and cross citation linking.
Selection of full-text journals online.
Between 1801 and 2000, around 9.5 million pages for over 184,000 parliamentary papers were published. Since 2001, the number of papers has grown by approximately 4,000 for each parliamentary session. HCPP delivers searchable full text for each paper, along with a detailed index. HCPP currently contains an index for 1801-2004, and full text for 1840-1883 and 1901-1904. The 19th century will be complete by early 2006, with the 20th century following later in the year.
Between 1801 and 2000, around 9.5 million pages for over 184,000 parliamentary papers were published. Since 2001, the number of papers has grown by approximately 4,000 for each parliamentary session. HCPP delivers searchable full text for each paper, along with a detailed index. HCPP currently contains an index for 1801-2004, and full text for 1840-1883 and 1901-1904. The 19th century will be complete by early 2006, with the 20th century following later in the year.
Human Rights Studies Online is a research and learning database providing comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide from 1900 to 2010. The collection includes primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for each selected event, including Armenia, the Holocaust, Cambodia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Rwanda, Darfur, and more than thirty additional subjects.
Publications of the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting (ICLR) for England and Wales. In addiition to the official Law Reports, ICLR publishes the Weekly Law Reports, the Industrial Cases Reports, the Business Law Reports, the Public and Third Sector Law Reports, and the Consolidated Index to leading law reports.
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) at the University of Michigan is an integral part of the infrastructure of social science research. ICPSR maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction, and offers training in quantitative methods to facilitate effective data use. Faculty, students and staff on the Yale network may download data directly from ICPSR. ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
Index to Legal Periodicals and Books is now a part of Legal Source.
This retrospective database indexes over 750 legal periodicals published from 1918-1981 in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Annual surveys of the laws of a jurisdiction, annual surveys of the federal courts, yearbooks, annual institutes, and annual reviews of the work in a given field or on a given topic are included.
The ISP produces scholarship in a number of research areas and formats. ISP books have covered a wealth of topics, including cybercrime, digital gaming, and global information flow. Yearly Accomplishments Books encapsulate what the ISP and its fellows have produced each year. The ISP Working Paper Series provides a forum for fellows to make research initiatives available for public consumption and discussion. A number of articles are also available, from past and current ISP fellows. The ISP Blog announces accomplishments and events, and provides a venue for shorter work.
Selection of online full-text scholarly publications.
Integrated Database of Trade Disputes for Latin America and the Caribbean - a single database with documents from the official websites of the dispute resolution systems of the WTO, MERCOSUR, CARICOM, the Andean Community, NAFTA, and SIECA.
“A collection of statistical data from around the world, covering a wide range of socio-economic topics. The collection includes data on the Americas and Europe, but also hard-to-find data on Africa, Asia and Oceania.”
The database offers a searchable collection of investment treaty cases, annotated by policy area. Also includes lists of arbitrators and assignements with general intformation on investment arbitration.
The website provides information about the work and history of the Commission, including links to full text reports, yearbooks, annual sessions, and more.
Investment Arbitration Reporter news service is designed to provide news reports, articles and analysis relating to developments in foreign investment protection, dispute resolution, and policymaking.
Investor-State LawGuideTM enables you to utilize a methodical approach when researching investment treaty arbitration jurisprudence and provides an efficient means to improve the comprehensiveness of your research.
JSTOR is a fully-searchable database containing the back issues of scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, demography, mathematics and other fields. These journals are fully searchable.
The Judicial Elections Data Initiative (JEDI) maintains data for nearly all state courts of last resort, and some general jurisdiction state courts. The JEDI website outlines the variables currently being collected by the JEDI project. There, you can find the coding rules for the variables, the state-years for which each variable is being collected, a partial listing of studies utilizing variables similar (or identical) to the variables being collected, and a description of the sources of the information contained in the master data set.
The Yale Law School Judicial Nominations database tracks judicial nominations from the 103rd congress to the present. Every nominee, and their entire nomination history can be tracked throughout the years. Users can also use RSS feeds to track current nominees and find out when they are moved through the process.
The primary mission of the JuRI is to provide a comprehensive access point to the most recent and cutting-edge research on law and judicial politics. At this website, individuals interested in law and judicial politics can download electronic datasets of court cases, obtain smaller datasets or measures of judicially relevant phenomena, read various working papers on important topics, and link to other websites containing law and judicial politics information.
General database of French law including codes, encyclopeadia, and reviews.
Justis is a full text online legal library of UK, Irish and EU case law dating back to 1163 and legislation from 1235.
KluwerArbitration.com is the leading online service for international commercial arbitrators. It includes case law, commentary, conventions, legislation, rules, and investment arbitration materials.
This collection of e-books encompasses 59 Kluwer Law International titles. These e-books are hosted on the MyiLibrary platform.
A variety of business, arbitration, environmental, tax, and trade law titles published by Kluwer Law International. The library subscribes to 14 of the listed titles.
Catalogs of the books and microforms in the library of the Stephan Kuttner Institute of Medieval Canon Law, now housed in the Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School.
Current political and business news from Latin America. Includes daily updates and regional newsletters.
News source covering entire spectrum of law practice areas. Law360 content is also accessible via Lexis Advance.
Three Law Memos *Employment Law Memo, 3 emails per week - summaries of court decisions from all federal and state appellate courts. *NLRB Law Memo, weekly emails - summaries of NLRB decisions and Advice Memos. *Arbitration Law Memo, monthly emails - summaries of collective bargaining and individual contract cases. *Caselaw Database, online, all the time - summaries from past issues of Employment Law Memo.
Includes 14 Leadership Directories yellow books, of which five are published quarterly: Congressional yellow book, Federal yellow book, State yellow book, Corporate yellow book, and News media yellow book; and nine are published semiannually: Municipal yellow book, Federal regional yellow book, Judicial yellow book, Financial yellow book, Associations yellow book, Law firms yellow book, Government affairs yellow book, Foreign representatives in the U.S. yellow book, and Nonprofit sector yellow book. Allows searching and browsing within individual directories or across all 14 directories using single or multiple criteria, such as name, job title, industry, and geographical location.
Provides access to citations from major legal publications and many full text articles in PDF format. LegalTrac is updated daily with coverage starting from 1980. This database indexes articles on Federal and State Cases, Laws and Regulations, Legal Practice, and Taxation, as well as, British Commonwealth, European Union and International Law.
Includes access to Law 360 news service, Lexis.com, Getting the Deal Through, Lexis Practice Advisor, and other content.
Large database of Chinese law available in Chinese and English.
LexisNexis Academic Universe is a full-text news and information service that provides access to newspapers, magazines, transcripts, business and legal information.
Digital collection of various publications in the LLMC microfiche set.
The Making of Modern Law: Foreign Primary Sources, Part II is a digital collection of historical legal codes and similar statutory materials, as well as commentaries on codes, drawn from Spain, Portugal, Italy, Latin America, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, and Asia. Analogous materials from canon law and Roman law are also included. This archive features some of the most important historical sources of world civil law and jurisprudence, as well as basic materials from a number of common-law jurisdictions.
Making of Modern Law: Foreign Primary Sources, 1600-1970 complements the collection of treatises found in MOML: Foreign, Comparative and International Law 1600-1926. Importantly, it provides an interpretive analysis with books and codes – the “primary sources” of law in European Jurisdictions.
Providing collection of legal treatises, historical records and works from the 17th century to the beginning of the 20th century. Providing broad coverage, the collection enables detailed research on centuries of major events of legal history, from public policy and taxation to contract law, sustainable development concerns, and issues of war and peace. -Publisher Description
The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926 provides digital images and full-text searching for 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926.
Part I, 1620-1926: Contains more than 1,300 individual titles consisting of about 2,225 volumes sourced chiefly from the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale University, with additional materials provided by the Law Library of Congress. Its 1.8 million pages span over 300 years of legal primary sources, such as early U.S. state codes, municipal codes, constitutional conventions and compilations, and other documents, many of which have heretofore only been available as bound volumes or in microfilm.
Part II, 1763-1979: Extends this acclaimed archive into the second half of the twentieth century with more than 1.6 million newly scanned pages drawn from the three world-class American law libraries: the Harvard Law School Library, the Yale Law Library, and the Law Library of Congress. Comprised of United States codes, constitutional conventions and compilations, and municipal codes, Part II enhances scholarly access to essential documents in American legal history and is fully cross-searchable with Primary Sources, Part I.
Containing nearly 11 million pages of records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the period 1832-1978, this product provides an essential primary source tool for the study of all aspects of American history as well as the U.S. judicial system.
Liebert Online delivers electronic access to peer-reviewed journals published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Our critical mass of content exceeds 15,000 papers from more than fifty authoritative journals, all full-text searchable and linked to external bibliographic databases.
The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL) online edition, edited by Rüdiger Wolfrum, is a fully updated online edition of the Encyclopedia of Public International Law published in print between 1991 and 2001 under the general editorship of Rudolf Bernhardt.
Online access to publications of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Providing “Insight for Insiders” through weekly nonpartisan reporting on emerging political and policy trends since 1969
Provides access to full text of laws and regulations from many Latin American countries, organized by country, and then by subject. Also offers access to many Latin American treaties and agreements, an English/Spanish list of legal terms and phrases, and links to free external sources of related information for Latin American countries and Canada. The entire database, or information on individual countries, may be searched by keywords.
Website of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
Online full-text access to all 20 NCLC treatises.
Access to Yale Law School license for nytimes.com and New York Times smartphone apps (available only to Yale Law School students, Yale Law School faculty, and Yale Law School staff).
The most comprehensive collection of official UN documents from 1993. Older UN documents added daily. Resolutions of the General Assembly, Security Council, Economic and Social Council and the Trusteeship Council from 1946*
Selection of downloadable audio books.
This database contains full text peer-reviewed articles published by APA and affiliated journals, with current journal coverage and historical content dating back more than a century.
Scholarly bibliographic essays on topics related to the title, including Criminology and International Law. Additional titles from Yale University Library.
Oxford Constitutional Law is the home of Oxford’s constitutional law services, integrating Oxford Constitutions of the World and U.S. Constitutional Law collections.
Oxford Constitutions of the World is now a part of Oxford Constitutional Law.
Electronic editions of an expanding range of Oxford’s award-winning scholarly reference titles in the Arts, Literature and Language, History and Culture, Science, Social Sciences, and Law.
Online access to the Oxford English Dictionary.
Oxford Handbooks Online brings together the world’s leading scholars to write review essays that evaluate the current thinking on a field or topic, and make an original argument about the future direction of the debate.
Oxford Historical Treaties (OHT) is the premier resource for historical treaty research and home to the full text of The Consolidated Treaty Series, a comprehensive collection of treaties of all nations concluded from 1648 through 1919. Available via the Oxford Public International Law platform, OHT is cross-searchable with Oxford’s public international law resources.
Investment Claims aims to publish all publicly available awards and decisions arising out of international investment arbitrations, and related enforcement or review decisions from national courts. The collection includes over 300 arbitral awards, decisions, and determinations under the auspices of bodies such as the ICC International Court of Arbitration, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), and others.
Oxford Legal Research Library (OLRL) provides integrated access across collections of key law titles in a variety of subject areas. OLRL currently includes two collections, International Commercial Arbitration and International Commercial Law.
ORIL integrates important decisions on public international law from international courts and tribunals, domestic courts and ad hoc tribunals. This online service is a single point of reference for all international law jurisprudence, providing researchers access to the widest possible range of international law jurisprudence. In addition to its expansive coverage and regular updates, Oxford Reports on International Law offers users enhanced case reports which contain high quality commentary and analysis. Case reports include headnotes, summary of case facts and judicial holdings, full text of the opinion of the courts, analytical commentary from scholarly experts, accurate translations of non-English judgments, and a list of cases and instruments cited.
Full-text access to leading publications on international law.
Access to full-text journals from Oxford University Press.
Electronic access to U.S. Court case information (contents vary by court). Most of this content is available free to law students via Bloomberg Law. The law library does NOT reimburse for PACER, which charges $.10 per page VIEWED. If you need to research court records and suspect that you might need access to PACER, please schedule a meeting with a reference librarian. We can discuss alternative sources for court records as well as sources for funding in the event that you need to use PACER.
The world’s most extensive and authoritative economics reference resource. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, 2nd edition, edited by Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume, contains over 1,850 articles by more than 1,500 of the world’s leading economists.
Palgrave Macmillan is a journal publisher within the social sciences and humanities. Selected titles are available. Coverage varies by title.
This database contains the full text and translation of the meetings of the English parliament from Edward I to Henry VII, covering the years from 1272 to 1504. All surviving records of the parliaments, including many texts never before published, are given in full, with new scholarly introductions to each parliament. The parliament rolls themselves are freshly transcribed from the original documents, while the transcripts incorporate precise information about the text in the documents (e.g., deleted and unreadable text).
Access to People’s Daily, official newspaper of the central government of the People’s Republic of China.
Archive of scholarly periodicals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.
Proquest Periodicals Index Online is a database of millions of article citations published in the arts, humanities and social sciences, across more than 300 years. It was formerly known as Periodicals Contents Index.
The Law Library of Congress digitized collection of pre-1923 piracy trials is critical for understanding how the various nations of the world handled piracy issues before the year 1900.
Current issues of newspapers from around the world, usually most current 90 days.
Online collection of books and journals in the humanities and social sciences.
ProQuest Congressional is a web-based indexing and abstracting service for Congressional committee publications, including publlished and unpublished hearings (testimony), committee prints, reports, documents, and public laws. It also includes the full text and status of bills, selected testimony, regulations, and two periodicals, National Journal and Congress Daily. Additional features include Member directories and campaign contributions and a guide to creating citations. Proquest acquired the former publisher, Congressional Information Service from LEXISNEXIS. Much of the full text is identical to material found in the LEXIS online data base.
ProQuest Digital Microfilm provides a simple and convenient way to access scans of microfilm content in digital format. Includes access to select newspapers from 2008 to current, with a 3 month embargo on current content. This content generally covers the gap between issues available in ProQuest Historical Newspapers and ProQuest National Newspapers (current).
This database makes nearly every dissertation ever filed in the United States available in PDF format. Not all dissertations are available, however, as authors with dissertations under contract with a press are sometimes encouraged not to make their dissertations freely available. In these cases you can at least read an abstract. Note that you can search by school, department, and adviser.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ offers full-text and full-image articles for significant newspapers dating back to the 18th Century.
ProQuest History Vault is a database of archival collections documenting some of the most important and widely studied topics in 18th- through 20th-century American history. Collections include: NAACP Papers (See http://morris.law.yale.edu/search~S1?/ftlist^bib97%2C1%2C0%2C84/mode=2 for a complete listing of NAACP documents); The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century, Federal Government Record, Organizational Records and Personal Papers; Law and Society Since the Civil War: American Legal Manuscripts from the Harvard Law School Library.
ProQuest Legislative Insight is a federal legislative history service that makes available thoroughly researched compilations of digital full-text publications relevant to enacted U.S. public laws.
Coverage of national, international, and local news. Find full text articles from many major U.S. newspapers - current and historical; includes Boston Globe, Christian Science Monitor, LA Times, NY Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post. New papers added frequently, check “Searching: ## databases” for full, current list.
Regulatory Insight contains administrative law history organized by public law. Regulatory Insight is as a stand-alone companion to Legislative Insight.
ProQuest Statistical Insight searches U.S. federal government (1974-present), international intergovernmental (1983-present), state government and privately published documents (1981-present) that contain statistics. Many tables are available online as images or Excel files.
U.K. Parliamentary Papers provides integrated access to the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers and the House of Lords Parliamentary Papers.
Part of Lexis Advance, a collection of Canadian law includes optinions, legislation and more. Access limited to law students, faculty, and staff.
Law school study aid website including case briefs, video lessons, and practice questions. REQUIRES INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT SET UP using yale.edu email address.
Judge Analytics provides information about a judge’s entire career . Search for cases, circuits, and the judges a judge finds most persuasive.
A web-based research tool powered by the Securities Act Handbook (Securities Redbook), RBsource® that brings statutes, rules, regulations, forms, together with key SEC guidance in one place. With near real-time updates and intuitive interface, making your SEC research more efficient and accurate.
View and comment on proposed federal regulations, browse CFR by subject.
Online tool for tax and financial research.
This catalog describes and provides downloadable access to numeric data files held at the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research. iPOLL maintains more than 600,000 poll questions and answers.
Full-text books and journals from SAGE Publications.
“India’s Leading Legal Information Resource” –publisher material
Scopus is an abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources in the fields of Medicine, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences and Life Sciences. The database also provides information on citation analysis for specific articles, authors, and journal metrics.
Securities Mosaic provides comprehensive, up-to-the-minute disclosure and regulatory information, combining current awareness tools with a multi-level, highly searchable database of vital securities news and real-time data. The website features suites of data in six areas: disclosure, regulation, enforcement/litigation, SROs, guidance, and news.
A historical archive comprised of four collections: Part I. Debate over Slavery and Abolition, Part II. Slave Trade in the Atlantic World, Part III. Institution of Slavery, Part IV. Age of Emancipation.
The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) provides researchers with opportunities for networking worldwide via specialized research sub-networks that encourages the early distribution of research results by publishing submitted abstracts and by soliciting abstracts of top quality research papers around the world. SSRN now has hundreds of journals, publishers, and institutions that provide abstracts of accepted papers and working papers for publication in SSRN’s email based abstracting journals. SSRN also delivers electronic copies of the full text of papers for authors that wish to deliver their documents over the internet.
Covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, this full-text resource provides access to a wide assortment of the most important English-language social science journals.
The South China Morning Post is an English-language newspaper that is Hong Kong’s newspaper of record. The SCMP ePaper edition provides a digital replica of the full printed daily newspapers and is available at www.scmp.com/epaper.
Full-text Springer journals and ebooks.
State Papers Online is a digital manuscript collection of 16th-, 17th-, and 18th- century British State Papers, linked to their fully text-searchable Calendars. The complete collection from 1509-1714 is comprised of four parts: Part I: The Tudors, Henry VIII to Elizabeth I, 1509-1603, State Papers Domestic; Part II: The Tudors, Henry VIII to Elizabeth I, 1509-1603, State Papers Foreign, Ireland, Scotland, Borders, and Acts of Privy Council; Part III: The Stuarts: James I to Anne, 1603-1714, State Papers Domestic; Part IV: The Stuarts: James to Anne, 1603-1714: State Papers Foreign, Ireland, and Registers of the Privy Council.
Continuation of the series formerly produced by the United States Census Bureau. Includes online database and a print book, located in the reference room.
The Supreme Court Database is the definitive source for researchers, students, journalists, and citizens interested in the U.S. Supreme Court. The Database contains over two hundred pieces of information about each case decided by the Court between the 1946 and 2012 terms.
Includes State Tax Today, State Tax Notes, Tax Notes Today, Tax Notes, Worldwide Tax Daily, Tax Notes International, and Worldwide Tax Treaties.
Selected journals published by Taylor and Francis and made available electronically
THOMAS.gov provides online access to the Congressional Record and other legislative materials. Congress.gov will replace THOMAS by the end of 2014. Content will be transferred throughout 2014 - including nominations, treaties and communications - before THOMAS is formally retired. New content will be added to congress.gov, but THOMAS will no longer be updated. THOMAS links will remain active until all content is transferred to congress.gov, with the exception of the homepage THOMAS.gov, which redirects to the congress.gov homepage. To access THOMAS legacy site directly, go to http://thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas.php.
Torrossa is a platform for research publications from leading Italian, Spanish, French, and Portuguese academic publishers.
“Web-based service for understandable, authoritative and complete information about the federal government – how it enforces the law, where it assigns its employees, and how it spends our money.”
This database is a new WTO research product. It is the only database on WTO law that enables the user to “note up” WTO law. “Noting up” refers to examining the judicial treatment of legislation or a case and is a crucial step in legal research.
Online publication about various aspects of international with a special focus on investment arbitration.
Collection of multilateral treaties deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations and with the League of Nations, and bilateral and multilateral treaties registered with and published by the United Nations Secretariat.
This comprehensive document set sheds light on the U.S. intelligence community’s spying and analytic efforts in the Arab world, including the Middle East, the Near East, and North Africa. It covers the time period from the end of World War II to the present day, up until the 2002-2003 Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) assessments, the Global War on Terror, the Iraq War, and Iran’s nuclear program.
Provides users with essential serials bibliographic and access information that ranges from subscription rates to the latest web sites. Nearly a quarter of a million consumer and trade magazines, academic and scholarly publications, monographic series, newsletters, newspapers, electronic publications, ‘zines, and many other types of serial publications and services published throughout the world on all subjects, are profiled.
Index to United Nations documents since 1979 and catalog of Dag Hammarskjold Library.
University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) offers full-text access to scholarly publications from university presses around the world.
Access to Yale Law School license for wsj.com and Wall Street Journal tablet and smartphone apps (available only to Yale Law School students, Yale Law School faculty, and Yale Law School staff).
The following collections are currently available to the Yale community: China Online Journals provides about 7,563 full-text journal titles published in China from 1998 onward. China Local Gazetteers currently contains over 25,900 volumes of Chinese gazetteer books, covering 31 provinces and autonomous regions. The database provides detailed geographic and historical records of provinces, prefectures, cities, and smaller district administration units. Academic Conferences in China contains full-text, abstract and other descriptive information of papers from national and international conferences held in China from 1986 onward. A portion of conference papers is available in English. Dissertations of China includes Master’s theses, Doctoral and Post-Doctoral dissertations from Chinese research institutions from 1980 onward.
Web of Science is an integrated platform designed to support research in academic, corporate, government, and not-for-profit organizations.
Primary resources on Chinese law (in English and Chinese)
Online legal research service for legal and law related materials and services.
Wiley Online Library, formerly known as Blackwell Synergy, delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals, almost 10,000 online books, and hundreds of reference works, laboratory protocols and databases.
“WIPO Lex is a one-stop search facility for national laws and treaties on intellectual property (IP) of WIPO, WTO and UN Members. It also features related information which elaborates, analyzes and interprets these laws and treaties. It provides streamlined access to reference material of key importance for optimal information on the global IP System.” –home page.
Website of the World Health Organization.
Indexes law reform publications by jurisdiction and subject. Full text for most documents since 2000; older documents are available on microfiche (Call number Fiche S18) from 1982-2003.
Monitor non-U.S. media sources; material provided to the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) by the Open Source Center (OSC); analysts from OSC domestic and overseas bureaus monitor timely and pertinent open-source materials - Yale access only