Law Library Reading Room


Find important information on the scope of our collections, including rare books and information on digitization efforts.

Databases and eResources

The Law Library provides access to a broad range of legal databases and eResources. A chart outlining these products by topic is provided for additional help. Some databases are restricted to on-site access only.

Global and Comparative Law Resources

Let the Law Library guide you to global law sources available on the Web and in our collections. Find authoritative sources providing full-text or summary information.

Legislative Resources

Access legislative resources from the U.S. and other foreign and international bodies. Both current and historical documents are available.

View Recommended Resources by Topic

Web Archives

The Library has been archiving born-digital Web content through its Web Archiving program since 2000. Thousands of sites have been preserved in a variety event and thematic Web archives, selected by subject specialists. It is part of a continuing effort by the Library to evaluate, select, collect, catalog, provide access to, and preserve digital materials for researchers today and in the future. This page includes web archives pertinent to legal research.

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Need help with legal research?

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Last Updated: 12/31/2020