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Electronic Databases

Alphabetical List of Databases



ACLS Humanities E-book Project (American Council of Learned Societies)
Supplements the print collection with a wide ranging interdisciplinary collection of ebooks, principally of the university press variety

Academic OneFile
Furnishes researchers with a variety of different sources including legal and interdisciplinary journals, CRS reports, news sources, reference works, and much more

Academic Search Premier
Academic Search Elite is the world's largest scholarly, multi-discipline, full text database designed specifically for academic institutions. This resource indexes over 4300 periodicals and contains full text for over 3400 scholarly publications. The collection provides full text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.

Alabama Law Weekly
Provides current awareness for Alabama state appellate caselaw and a searchable archive back to 2004

Alabama Virtual Library (AVL)
Online access to essential library and information resources. Primarily a group of online databases that have magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. Through the AVL, an equitable core of information sources are available to Alabama students and citizens.

Alabama's Legal Information Center (ALALINC)
(Password Access Information)
Allows users to perform full-text searches, view, and download Alabama's appellate court opinions. Also facilitates access to 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinions and U.S. Supreme Court opinions via Emory and Cornell University's websites.

ATLA Religion Database
This database provides an index for articles, book reviews, and essays in all fields of religion, from more than 600 journals annually. Full-text access is provided for over 50 selected journals.

Archive of Americana
Provides interdisciplinary researchers with a rare view into American culture and history as captured in early books, pamphlets, broadsides, and other printed documents of the colonial and early nationhood periods

Early American Imprints, Series I:
Evans 1639-1800

(Sources identified through the scholarly efforts of Charles Evans in his classic bibliography)
Early American Imprints, Series II:
Shaw_Shoemaker 1801-1819

(Sources identified in the respected bibliography of Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker)

Berkeley Electronic Press (bepress)
Online scholarly journal publishing in law and other disciplines. Jones Law School has subscriptions to Global Jurist and the Journals of Legal Scholarship: Theoretical Inquiries in Law andIssues in Legal Scholarship.

Bloomberg Law
Affords access to a rich database of primary legal sources, treatises, litigation documents, news and even its own citator

BNA Premier
(Password Access Information)
Provides intensive coverage of legal and regulatory developments for decision makers in law, business and government. BNA produces more than 200 news and information services, including the Daily Report for Executives and the Daily Tax Report.

Business & Company Resource Center
Business & Company Resource Center provides company and industry intelligence on thousands of global companies. It includes periodical articles, news articles, and press releases; investment reports; corporate chronologies and company histories; brands and product information; industry and company rankings; financial overviews; industry overviews; and HR law case digests.

Business Source Premier
Business Source Premier provides full text coverage for more than 7,600 scholarly business, management and economics journals, including nearly 1,125 peer-reviewed publications. This database also offers indexing and abstracts for another 1,750 journals; detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies; full text industry reports; and some full text reference books.

CALI(The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction)
(Password Access Information)
A consortium of law schools that researches and develops computer-mediated legal instruction and supports institutions and individuals using technology and distance learning in legal education.

CCH Topical Services
Includes legal topical services for Securities, Tax, Health, and a variety of other highly regulatory areas

Provides researchers with a general legal database of federal and state primary sources

Child Law Practice Online
(Password Access Information)
An award-winning, 16-page monthly periodical for lawyers who advocate for children and youth, judges handling child protection-related cases, and other professionals who want to keep abreast of cutting edge legal issues affecting children.

CiteSeer: Scientific Literature Digital Library
CiteSeer is a scientific literature digital library and search engine that focuses primarily on the literature in computer and information science.

Criminal Justice Periodical Index
Provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 200 national and international journals, dealing with a broad range of criminal justice issues. Indexing covers 1981 forward, and abstracts cover 1999 forward.

(On Campus Only)
On campus access only. One of the largest eBook repositories on the Web, especially for classic works, this library offers full-text access to 935 authors and composers, more than 5400 works, 15300 sub-titles and 512,000 pages. Subject areas include law, economics, finance, history, art, literature, and many more.

EbscoHost Ebook Collection
(see librarian for assistance setting up off-campus access) Provides access to an interdisciplinary collection of ebooks including university press titles and reference works

Environmental Law Reporter (Lexis)
Affords access to the Environmental Law Institute's latest environmental developments/newsletters, News & Analysis Journal, and federal, state, and international environmental materials

Expanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP contains citations and many full-text articles on current events, general sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Designed primarily to support undergraduate-level research, the database is useful to anyone seeking information on these topics. Journal coverage is from 1994 to the present, and 1980-present for some journals.

Provides patrons with digital access to a broad spectrum of Congressional and federal agency content via GPO's new Federal Digital System

Gateway to ten indexing and abstracting (not fulltext) databases including ArticleFirst, Clase and Periodica, Electronic Collections Online, ERIC, GPO Monthly Catalog, MEDLINE, PapersFirst, ProceedingsFirst, WorldCat and World Almanac.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Affords users a digital collection of legal and interdisciplinary reference works including a wide array of encyclopedias, dictionaries and handbooks

Government Honors & Internship Handbook
(Password Access Information)
A standard source of detailed information on government employment opportunities at the state and federal leve

Health Affairs
Affords access to one of the foremost journals in the area of health policy theory and includes original research and analysis of domestic and international issues

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition provides full-text access, indexing, and abstracts for over 600 scholarly journals focusing on numerous medical disciplines.

William S. Hein & Co., Inc. is a leading preservation publisher and has become the world's largest distributor of legal periodicals. Through the HeinOnline database,users have access to 80 million pages of material as image-based periodical documents consisting of access to the Law Journal Library, European Center for Minority Issues, Federal Register Library, Legal Classics, Treaties and Agreements Library, US Attorney General Opinions, and the US Supreme Court Library.

History Database Center
A suite of Facts on File history databases which includes American, American Women, African-American, Native American, World, and Ancient. Search categories include biographies, primary sources, maps and charts, images and timelines.

History Reference Center
Affords electronic access to a broad collection of historical documents, texts, reference works, periodicals, biographies, photos, maps, and videos

Index to Legal Periodicals (EBSCO)
Furnishes users an index to legal periodical literature both contemporary and retrospective back to 1908 and books back to 1994

(On Campus Only)
A compilation of the indices and/or tables of content of over 10,000 legal titles from over 90 legal publishers. Searchable and viewable, the index and table of contents provide researchers with the content necessary to determine if the book meets their needs.

Industrial and Labor Relations Review
(searchable full text, Apr. 2004 - present)
(abstracts/searchable index, Oct. 1947 - present)
An interdisciplinary journal publishing original research on all aspects of the employment relationship, including collective bargaining, labor markets, labor law, social security and protective labor legislation, management and personnel, human resources, worker participation, workplace health and safety, organizational behavior, comparative industrial relations, and labor history.

Internship Series Online
(Password Access Information)
Provides links to opportunities listed in 14 publications and to many employer sites, including Advertising, 107th Congress, Environment, History, Human Rights, International Affairs, Law & Policy, Media, Resort & Seasonal Employment, Sports, State Parks, Top Companies and Women's Rights.

Provides access to a rich interdisciplinary collection of leading scholarly journals

Judicial Clerkship Guide
(Password Access Information)
Highlights judicial clerkship hiring procedures for all state courts.

Legal Scholarship Network (SSRN)
Provides a legal and interdisciplinary collection of scholarly working papers and abstracts through the Social Science Research Network

Provides indexing for approximately 875 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. Each title is selected on the basis of criteria provided by a special advisory committee of the American Association of Law Libraries. Also contains law-related articles from over 1,000 additional business and general interest titles.

Full-text , magazines, trade journals, industry newsletters, tax and accounting information, financial data, legal information, news and business online information, including comprehensive company, country, financial, demographic, market research and industry reports. Access to thousands of worldwide newspaperspublic records, legislative records, data on companies and their executives.

Lexis Academic Universe
Academic Universe is a collection of research databases, offering access to legal, news, medical, and business research without the need of an individual LexisNexis account.

Lexis State Capital
Affords researchers a retrospective collection of state administrative registers, proposed regulations, bill tracking reports, and proposed bills as well as legislative directories, current awareness information, links to state resources, and much more

LLMC Digital
Provides access to over 7,500 titles, some 90,000 volumes, of interest to researchers in law and history and its backfile comprises the world's largest collection of legal literature and government documents in microform.

Loislaw Elder Law Library
Provides access to treatises, practice guides, forms, and current awareness resources in areas like special needs trusts and planning, Medicaid eligibility, access to public benefits, and estate and trust planning. Titles include Representing the Elderly Client: Law and Practice; Elder Law Forms Manual; Elder Law Answer Book; Social Security & Medicare Answer Book; Elder Law Report; and Elder Law Portfolio Series; Representing the Elderly Client; and the Elder Law Forms Manual

The Making of Modern Law
Digitally unlocks a collection, predominantly based on the holdings of Harvard and Yale, of British and American legal treatises for the period 1800-1926

Masterfile Premier
This comprehensive general reference database features full-text access to nearly 2000 periodicals, covering news, medicine, education, science, multicultural issues, and many other topics. The database also contains biographies; full-text reference books; primary source documents; and a collection of map, photo, and flag images.

National Science Digital Library
An organized point of access to aggregated resources of information covering topics in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Newsbank Newsfile
A selective full-text news resource containing over 70,000 articles annually from more than 500 newspapers and other news sources, including the Montgomery Advertiser.

Newspaper Source
Newspaper Source contains full text for 245 regional U.S. newspapers, eighteen international newspapers, six newswires, nine newspaper columns, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Los Angeles Times.

Nichols Library Databases
JSL students, staff & faculty can also use many electronic databases from Faulkner University's Nichols Library, to search news, academic journals, and many other resources. Click on the link above to reach Nichols Library's electronic resource page.

Non-Traditional Legal Careers ReportNon-Traditional Legal Careers Report
(Password Access Information)
Published every two weeks, the Report publishes real positions for J.D.'s in non-law firm settings, including Business, Education, Government, the Judiciary, Legal Publishing, Policy, Law Libraries, Public Interest and International Positions.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
The Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center is a comprehensive, full-text database providing differing points of view on current social issues, such as affirmative action, censorship, ecology and mental health.

Oxford Reference Online Premium
Full text access to over 120 Oxford University Press dictionaries and reference works, plus key titles in the 'Oxford Companion' series Cross-searchable across the whole database or by narrower subject.

Affords access to the National Association of Law Placement's database of public interest fellowship, internship, and full-time employment opportunities as well as its database of public interest organizations and other related resources

ProQuest Congressional
ProQuest Congressional, a comprehensive resource, offers full-text of congressional bills, testimony, reports, documents, selected prints, and the Congressional Record for recent years, as well as the U.S. Code, the Federal Register, and the Code of Federal Regulations. It covers a wide variety of additional congressional information, including member biographical and committee assignment information, voting records, and financial data.

Also included is the Congressional Serial Set. The Serial Set, labeled Historical Full-Text in ProQuest Congressional, will include the American State Papers, House and Senate Reports, House and Senate Documents, selected Executive Branch documents, other documents that Congress ordered printed, as well as all maps, illustrations, photos, and lithographs found within the printed Serial Set.

ProQuest Legislative Insight
Provides legislative histories back to the 82d Congress which have been compiled by the Staff of the Congressional Information Service, long considered the industry standard in this area

Affords an extensive database from the National Institutes of Health of citations to scholarly journals and books relating to biomedical and life sciences topics, as well as some full text

The Religion Case Reporter
(On Campus Only)
Furnishes patrons with a extensive database of federal and state religious case digests which may be browsed or searched along with frequently cited federal and state constitutional and statutory provisions that concern religious rights

(Univ. of Va. Press)
Affords access to a variety of resources related to the ratification of the Federal Constitution including broadsides, pamphlets, newspaper articles, letters, and governmental records, as well as the papers of James Madison

United Nations Treaty Collection
Provides access to several databases, including the Status of Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General, Depository Notifications by the Secretary General, Certified True Copies of Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary General, the United Nations Treaty Series, Texts of Recently Deposited Multilateral Treaties. Also available is a Treaty Handbook and photographs of treaty actions.

Online legal research service providing access to West's collection of statutes, case law materials, public records, and other legal resources, along with current news articles and business information.

Wiley Online Library
Full-text electronic access to legal, scientific, social science, business, education and other topical Journals published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


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