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ABI/Inform info

Coverage 1971 to present
Index and abstracts of scholarly and trade business periodicals, including popular journals such as Forbes, Fortune, and Business Week.

Academic Search info

Coverage 1984 (updated daily)
Index to magazines and journals from every academic discipline. Many articles available in full-text.


Business Source Premier info

Coverage 1984 to present (updated daily)
Index and some full text articles from business journals in areas such as management, economics, finance, banking and accounting.


Century Journals Project (Chinese Journals) info

Coverage 1906 to 1993
Retrospective digital collection of 20th Century Chinese journals in full text. Includes a large selection of law journals from China.

Current Index to Legal Periodicals info

Coverage Last four months (updated weekly)
Citations to newly published law journal articles covering all areas of United States law.

Current Law Journal Content info

Coverage 2000 to May-11 (updated daily)
Index of law journal tables of contents with links to full articles. Includes customized alerts by email and RSS. Updating of CLJC ceased in May 2011 but existing indexing will remain searchable.


Environment and Energy Publishing info

Coverage 2008 to present (updated daily)
Articles, video, and transcripts that provide daily coverage of environmental and energy policy and markets, nationally and internationally. Key areas include U.S. legislation, environmental regulation and federal agencies; climate policy issues; global energy resources and markets; alternative energy; air and water issues; hazardous and toxic substances; public lands; endangered species; mining and agriculture; and environmental and energy technology.

European Center for Minority Issues (Hein Online) info

Coverage 1997 to present
Reports and working papers from the European Center for Minority Issues. Also includes other publications on minority issues.


Gale NewsVault info

Coverage 1800s to present
Single search interface for newspapers in the Gale newspapers archives including: 17th-18th C. Burney Collection, 19th C. British Library Newspapers Pt. I, 19th C. U.S. Newspapers, Economist Historical Archive, Illustrated London News, Times (of London) Digital Archive, Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive.

Gargoyle, The info

Coverage 1969 to present (updated quarterly)
The Gargoyle is University of Wisconsin Law School's alumni newsletter.


Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (Hein Online) info

Coverage 1985 to present
Index to world-wide legal literature on all forms of foreign law. Covers foreign law, comparative law, and legal systems. Includes journal articles, reports, essays, yearbooks, and book reviews in a variety of languages.

Index to legal Periodical Literature, Jones & Chipman (19th Century Masterfile) info

Coverage 1786 to 1922
Jones & Chipman was the first index that attempted to provide a comprehensive and systematic index to English language legal periodicals. It is available in Series 1 of the 19th Century Masterfile.

Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text & Retrospective info

Coverage 1908 to present
Index to legal periodicals, court decisions, legislation and more. Full text coverage for selected periodicals is also available. Law books are indexed beginning in 1993. Covers all areas of law from the United States and Commonwealth countries.


JSTOR: Journal Storage Project info

Coverage Coverage varies to present
Selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, and other fields. Coverage begins with volume one of each title and ends about two to five years before the most recently published volume.


Law Journal Library (Hein Online) info

Coverage 1788 to present (updated daily)
Legal periodicals in PDF beginning with the earliest volumes.

Law360 info

Coverage (updated daily)
Daily legal news updates about litigation developments across the US and news about major transactions, hires and developments at the top US Law Firms. A useful source for news about the legal professions from Lexis.


Military and Government Collection (Ebsco Host) info

Coverage 1961 to present
Provides an index and some full-text journals and pamphlets containing current news pertaining to all branches of the military.


National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database info

Coverage 1970s to present
Abstracts of publications on criminal justice, including government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research as compiled by the National Criminal Justice Reference Service. Includes some links to full-text resources.

Customized e-mail delivery of new NCJRS publications is available at no charge with JUSTINFO.

National Law Journal info

Coverage 2001 to present (updated daily)
The National Law Journal provides timely legal information of national importance to attorneys including Federal Circuit Court decisions, verdicts, articles about critical legal issues, coverage of legislative issues, and legal news from the business and private sectors.

Newspaper Source Plus info

Coverage Coverage varies (updated daily)
Articles from national, international, and Wisconsin newspapers, plus other news sources and news wires. The New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, and Wisconsin State Journal, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Wisconsin Law Journal are all included.


Philip Jessup Moot Court Library (Hein Online) info

Coverage 1960 to present
Journals on international law, as well as, the Philip Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition Compendium.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune info

Coverage 1849 to 1990 (updated daily)
The Chicago Tribune and Chicago Daily Tribune in PDF format since its beginning year. More recent years are available through ProQuest Newspapers.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Los Angeles Times info

Coverage 1881 to 1990 (updated daily)
The Los Angeles Times in PDF format since its beginning year. More recent years are available through ProQuest Newspapers.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times info

Coverage 1851 to 2004 (updated daily)
The New York Times in PDF format since its beginning year. More recent years are available through ProQuest Newspapers.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Tribune info

Coverage 1841 to 1962 (updated daily)
Full-text, fully-searchable, coverage of the New York Tribune, and its merged successor newspaper the New York Herald Tribune

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Wall Street Journal info

Coverage 1889 to 1996 (updated daily)
Full text, fully searchable, of all issues of the Wall Street Journal for 1889-1995.

ProQuest Research Library info

Coverage 1988 (updated daily)
Index to and full text general interest and academic journals that cover the arts, business, education, health, humanities, psychology, sciences, and the social sciences. It contains periodicals covering multicultural and women's issues and international affairs.


SSRN (Social Science Research Network) info

Coverage 1990s to present (updated daily)
New and forthcoming scholarship in a number of disciplines, including law (as part of the Legal Scholarship Network division of SSRN).

Users may follow new faculty and staff scholarship by subscribing to SSRN's UW Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series.


UW Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series (SSRN) info

Coverage 1990s to present
New and forthcoming law school faculty and staff scholarship. Part of the Social Science Research Network (SSRN),


Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site info

Coverage 2005 to 60 days ago
A collection of more than 200 daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers. Newspapers are searchable and are included cover to cover in PDF format. Titles include the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Wisconsin State Journal, Capital Times, Badger Herald, Daily Cardinal, Isthmus, and Madison Times, among others.

World News Connection info

Coverage 2006 to present
World News Connection is a major source of English language translations of foreign media. New information is entered into WNC every government business day. Generally, this information is available within 24-72 hours from the time of original publication or broadcast. Compiled by the U.S. government from thousands of non-U.S. media sources, the information in WNC covers significant socioeconomic, political, scientific, technical, and environmental issues and events. Most articles are full text.

Worldwide Political Science Abstracts info

Coverage 1975 to present
Index and abstracts of journals in political science and related fields, including international relations, law, public administration, and public policy.