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Legal Studies


 Journals

Lexis Nexis Academic
Provides full-text access to a wide range of news (national, international, regional, business, legal, and foreign language), business (company financial news and information, accounting, auditing & tax information, industry and market news), and legal (law reviews, federal case law, state legal research) sources. It also features news transcripts, the U.S. Code, Constitution & Court rules, state and country profiles, medical abstracts, and reference & directory sources.
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HeinOnline
General scholarly legal database with current U.S., foreign and international law, law review articles, legal classics and historical documents. Provides fully-searchable and image-based text of over 500 law journals, Supreme Court Reports, Treaties in Force, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents (1977-2003) and the Federal Register (1936-1994).
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Accounting & Tax Periodicals (ProQuest)
Based on the Accountants' Index, this quintessential tool for professionals provides current accounting, taxation, and financial management information. National and international in scope, key publications focus on accounting policies and standards, state and national tax legislation, corporate and individual taxation, compensation and pension plans, and corporate financial management, as well as profiles of accounting firms, CPAs, and management consulting firms.
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ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM™ database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals, country-and industry-focused reports.
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 Books

 Dictionaries, etc.

 Laws

Congressional Publications (ProQuest)
Provides access to every facet of U.S. Legislative activity: hearings transcripts and submitted testimony, committee reports, bills, public laws, congressional member public interest group ratings, selected committee prints, congressional documents, the Congressional Record, the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, and the U.S. Code.
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Constitution Finder
This database [from the University of Richmond School of Law] offers constitutions, charters, amendments, and other related documents. Nations of the world are linked to their constitutional text posted somewhere on the Internet.
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EISIL Electronic Information System for International Law
"EISIL has been developed, with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, by the American Society of International Law (ASIL), a scholarly association that has been a leader in the analysis, dissemination and development of international law since 1906."
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European Court of Human Rights
Basic treaties, court decisions and reports.
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Flare Index to Treaties
Index to multilaterial treaties from 1856 to present with citations to full text. Compiled by the University of London's Institute for Advanced Legal Studies
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HeinOnline
General scholarly legal database with current U.S., foreign and international law, law review articles, legal classics and historical documents. Provides fully-searchable and image-based text of over 500 law journals, Supreme Court Reports, Treaties in Force, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents (1977-2003) and the Federal Register (1936-1994).
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Lexis Nexis Academic
Provides full-text access to a wide range of news (national, international, regional, business, legal, and foreign language), business (company financial news and information, accounting, auditing & tax information, industry and market news), and legal (law reviews, federal case law, state legal research) sources. It also features news transcripts, the U.S. Code, Constitution & Court rules, state and country profiles, medical abstracts, and reference & directory sources.
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Public Library of Law
Free access to statutes and regulations for all 50 states and federal government.  Case law from from supreme and appellate levels of states courts from 1997 to present.  Federal case law from circuits and Supreme Ct from 1950 to present.
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RIA Checkpoint (Thomson Reuters)
RIA has federal, state and international tax codes, regulations, cases, and administrative rulings with explanations and commentary. (Individual registration required for Villanova community members; contact the Information/Reference/Circulation Desks for assistance.)
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 Subject Guides

 Encyclopedias

 News

Linda Hauck is the subject librarian for Legal Studies and is available for research consultations, instruction, curricular support & purchase requests.

lhauck Linda Hauck
Business Librarian
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Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 222
610-519-8744


 Style Guides

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation (LII 2006 ed.)
Written by Peter W. Martin of Cornell University, this is a guide to the Harvard Bluebook and ALWD citation manuals.
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ALWD Citation Manual
Resources supporting the American Legal Writing Directors Citation Manual. Not the full text of the style guide.
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