Legal and Academic Journals

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Legal Journals | Academic Journals | Working Papers | Newspapers


Note: Most of the following journal collections and sources are subscription-based. Remote access will depend on College of Law or University of Arizona affiliation.

Law and Law-Related Literature

  • HeinOnline Law Journal Library—Full-text content in pdf format for more than 260 legal periodical titles. Coverage for each journal starts at its inception and continues to the most current volume allowed under contract between Hein and the journal.
  • Oxford International Law Journals Collection—A collection of journals in various legal subject areas with archival content available from 1996.
  • Berkeley Electronic Press—Collection of online-only journals on law and other topics.
  • Lexis—Full-text content from all major law journals going back to roughly 1983. Password access for College of Law affiliation; all others must use credit card.
  • Westlaw—Full-text content from all major law journals going back to roughly 1983. Password access for College of Law affiliation; all others must use credit card.
  • LegalTrac—An index to legal periodical literature from law journals and newspapers. Some full-text included as well.

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Socials Sciences/Multidisciplinary

  • Web of Knowledge—Search journals from the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. This is a useful tool for finding which authors/articles are cited in the literature.
  • JSTOR—Complete back issues of scholarly journals in the arts & sciences, business, ecology & botany, general science, and language & literature
  • Project Muse—Provides full-text access to current content in scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences.
  • Oxford Journals Online—Full-text content of journals in many subject areas including medicine, social sciences, mathematics, and law.
  • Academic Search Complete—Includes journal and newspaper articles from many sources on a broad array of topics.
  • Worldcat—An index to the holdings of thousands of libraries. The user can search for articles, books and other types of content. Very little full-text. Instead, the user can request interlibrary loan.

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Working Papers

  • Social Science Research Network (SSRN)—Online collection of current academic scholarship in many subject areas. Choose Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) to limit your search to law-related papers. Access is free.
  • Bepress Legal Repository—Another legal repository containing the scholarly output of academics in many institutes, universities and research centers.
  • Arizona Legal Studies—Contains the legal scholarship of James E. Rogers College of Law faculty.

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Newspapers

  • Proquest Historical Newspapers—Includes historical content for New York Times, Washington Post, Atlanta Constitution, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune.
  • Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers—A collection of American newspapers from 1860 to 1922. The collection, from the Library of Congress, is small but growing. Some Arizona newspapers are included.
  • Newsbank—Search current contents of local, national and world newspapers, as well as archival content for historical titles.

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