This is a guide to the most often used legal research databases. For even more legal databases, consult the law school's A-Z list. For additional topical databases, consult the Kelvin Smith Library's A-Z List
West Academic’s Study Aids collection provides law students with 24/7 online access to hundreds study aids, including Nutshells, Concise Hornbooks, outlines, overviews, exam prep titles, and career guides. Available to authenticated users. Allows full content searching or more precise searches within subjects. Watch this video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wn020bmSzFk) for more information. Remote access via Case VPN.
Westlaw is a major legal research service providing legal and law-related documents. It includes federal and state cases; statutes; regulations; administrative rulings; legislative histories; legal newspapers and journals; the KeyCite citator and general news. Most legal materials include Westlaw editorial enhancements. Westlaw employs the West Topic and Key Number System. Westlaw passwords are distributed at orientation, & afterwards at the Reference Desk. Law School faculty, students, and staff are provided individual accounts to Westlaw. We are contractually unable to provide access to anyone else.