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Archives Unbound Archives Unbound: A new resource of topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support multidisciplinary research.
The Black Liberation Army and the Program of Armed Struggle The Black Liberation Army and the Program of Armed Struggle: From the FBI Library (1970-1983) - The Black Liberation Army (BLA) was an underground, black nationalist-Marxist militant organization that operated from 1970 to 1981. This collection consists of a wide range of materials, including FBI surveillance and informant reports and correspondence from a variety of offices including, New York City, Baltimore, New Haven, San Francisco, Detroit, Miami, Atlanta, Newark, Kansas City, and Cleveland; intercepted correspondence; Justice Department memoranda, correspondence and analyses, news clippings and articles, and more.
Bloomberg Law Bloomberg Law: Provides legal content, dockets, law reviews, and treatises, as well as company/market information and news from Bloomberg News. (5)


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BNA ALL: Web versions of the popular loose-leaf services published by the Bureau of National Affairs providing news and analysis on significant developments, trends and interpretations of judicial, legislative, administrative and enforcement actions on the state, federal and international levels.(1)
CALI CALI: Computer Assisted Legal Instruction. Over 400 self-paced tutorials for law school subjects. Must register as a SLU Law student. See Library for password.(5)
CCH Business & Finance Network CCH Business & Finance Network: A full-text search service containing Securities, Exchanges and SROs, International Securities, Banking, Capital Changes, Trade Regulation, Products Liability and Safety, Government Contracts, Information Technology, Federal Energy Guidelines and Transportation Law. (1)
CCH Health & Employment Network CCH Health and Employment Network: A full-text search service containing federal and state laws and regulations, case law, forms, manuals and news reports arranged in seven topical libraries of information: Human Resources Management; Payroll; Pension/Benefits; Employment Law; Safety, OSHA & Worker's Compensation; Health Law; Food and Drug. (1)
CCH Corporation Law  
CCH Tax Research Network CCH Tax Research Network: CCH Tax Research Network: An online service containing primary source documents for federal income, excise, and estate and gift taxes. It has daily news reports describing recent tax developments and also includes the Missouri State Tax Reporter. (3)

CIAO: Columbia International Affairs Online. An internet based, full-text resource for journal articles, reports, studies, conference proceedings, complete books and scholarly works in progress for all area of international affairs back to 1991.(3)

EBL Ebook Library

The EBL Ebook Library provides 24/7 access to SLU Law Faculty and Law Students on campus and off an online collection of Ebooks covering a wide range of legal subject areas. Approximately 14,000 titles can be browsed, read online, downloaded to a computer, or transferred to a variety of devices. All of the titles are protected by a digital rights management system (DRM) which controls their loan periods, download, copy/paste, and print options. See a reference librarian for assistance setting up your account.


Fastcase: Fastcase is a collection of federal and state cases, statutes, regulations, court rules, and constitutions. (3)

Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960's Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960's: From the FBI Library (1956-1971) - Organized alphabetically by radicals and organizations, this collection outlines a wide range of viewpoints on political, social, cultural, and economic issues. It sheds light on the internal organization, personnel, and activities of some of the most prominent American radical groups and their movements to change American government and society.
Federal Surveillance of African Americans, 1920-1984 Federal Surveillance of African Americans, 1920-1984: From the FBI Library - For six decades, the Justice Department and the FBI engaged in coordinated surveillance targeting African Americans. The FBI enlisted "confidential special informants" to infiltrate a variety of organizations. This collection contains the reports of those informants which detail Black radicals, their organizations, and their motivations.
Foreign Law Guide Foreign Law Guide: A web version of a loose-leaf service which has links to hundreds of URLs containing reprints or translations of legislation as well as citations to secondary sources featuring commentary and analysis. (3)
Hein Online Hein Online: Full text, image based collection of legal periodicals usually from inception of publication. Other specialized collections include the Federal Register, the Congressional Record and other Congressional Documents, International Legal Resources, and State Session Laws (3)
Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals: A multilingual index to articles and book reviews appearing in over 500 legal journals published worldwide. It provides in-depth coverage of public and private international law, comparative and foreign law.  (3)
Index to Legal Periodicals Index to Legal Periodicals: A bibliographic database providing citations to more than 600 periodicals. ILP’s coverage begins in 1981.(1)
International Encyclopaedia Of Laws: Criminal International Encyclopaedia Of Laws: Criminal: Provides detailed country-by country monographs covering the laws of that country related to criminal law and procedure. (3)
International Encyclopaedia Of Laws: Labor International Encyclopaedia Of Laws: Labor: Provides detailed country-by-country monographs covering the laws that of country related to both individual and collective labor relations.  (3)
International Encyclopaedia Of Laws: Medical International Encyclopaedia Of Laws : Medical: Provides detailed country-by-country monographs covering the laws of that country related to the practice of medicine. (3)
International Women's Periodicals, 1786-1933: Social and Political Issues International Women's Periodicals, 1786-1933: Social and Political Issues: From Various Libraries - This collection provides access to the full text of some of the most significant and least-widely held women's periodicals produced. They cover the lives of women, the role of women in society and, in particular, the development of the public lives of women as the push for women's rights--women's suffrage, fair pay, better working conditions, for example--grew in the United States and England.
JSTOR JSTOR: Searchable database of journal articles in areas including economics, finance, history, philosophy, political science, and sociology. (3)
LexisNexis for Law Students LexisNexis: A legal database containing federal and state cases, statutes, regulations, international materials, and a variety of secondary resources including reference materials, law journals, treatises, and newspapers. Lexis Web Courses are available through LexisNexis. (5)
LexisNexis Academic LexisNexis Academic: Web-based service that provides access to nearly 6,000 titles in news, business and legal information.(3)
LLMC Digital LLMC Digital: Includes selected U.S. Federal materials from the Executive, Judicial, and Legislative branches.(3)

Loislaw -
  On-campus access

Loislaw: (on-campus) An online service providing state and federal statutes, regulations, cases, and court rules. Loislaw is also the only online source for the Missouri Bar Books. The Missouri Bar books are full text and searchable. (3)

Making of Modern Law :Legal Treatises 1800-1925

Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1925 Created from the digitization of the Nineteenth Century and Twentieth Century Legal Treatises microfilm collections, The Making of Modern Law includes a fully searchable database of more than 22,000 British commonwealth and American legal works including casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters and speeches. (3)
Making of Modern Law : Trials 1600-1926  Making of Modern Law : Trials 1600-1926 includes more than 10,000 titles and nearly two million pages of fully searchable content dealing with major trials held in both Great Britain and the U.S. The documents are from the collections of the law libraries of Harvard, Yale, and the Library of the Bar of the City of New York.
Papers of Amiri Baraka, Poet Laureate of the Black Power Movement Papers of Amiri Baraka, Poet Laureate of the Black Power Movement: From the Auburn Avenue Research Library, Atlanta-Fulton Library System (1960-1988) - Amiri Baraka is the author of over 40 books of essays, poems, drama, and music history and criticism, a poet icon, and revolutionary political activist. As a young man in the 1960s, Baraka (then known as LeRoi Jones) galvanized a second Black Renaissance, the Black Arts movement. The ideological and political transformations of Amiri Baraka from a Beat poet in Greenwich Village into a militant political activist in Harlem and Newark was paradigmatic for the Black Revolt of the 1960s.
PLI Discover PLUS PLI Discover PLUS provides complete access to authoritative treatises, course handbooks, answer books, legal forms, and program transcripts from the Practicing Law Institute (PLI). (3)
PrivCo. PrivCo is a source for business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies. This is currently only accessible from the law school.
ProQuest Congressional U.S. federal bill tracking and legislative history; some full text.
PubMed PubMed: Provided by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). More than 22 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books can be found in PubMed. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
RIA Tax Research Databases RIA Tax Research Database: Includes primary resources in the area of  federal taxation, as well as editorial analysis and tax libraries for all 50 states.(1)
The Republic of New Afrika: Independence, Reparations, and Citizenship  The Republic of New Afrika: Independence, Reparations, and Citizenship: From the FBI Library (1968-1980) - This collection contains documentation collected by the FBI through intelligence activities, informants, surveillance, and cooperation with local police departments. These documents chronicle the activities of Republic of New Afrika national and local leaders, power struggles within the organization, its growing militancy, and its affiliations with other Black militant organizations.
SSRN (Social Science Research Network) SSRN (Social Science Research Network): Saint Louis University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series. Collection of law faculty scholarship.
Supreme Court Records & Briefs, 1832-1978 Supreme Court Records & Briefs, 1832-1978: A digital collection of more than 350,000 separate documents from over 150,000 Supreme Court cases. Document types include Appellant's Brief; Appellee's Brief; Application for Review; Application for Writ; Brief in Opposition; Brief of Real Party; Intervenor's Brief; Jurisdictional Statement; Letter Brief; Opposition for Review; Oral Transcript; Petition; Petition for Rehearing; Petitioner's Brief; Petition for Writ of Certiorari; Relator's Brief; Supplement to Petition; and Transcript. (3)
U.S. Congressional Serial Set U.S. Congressional Serial Set (1817-1994) with American State Papers (1789-1838). Contains all publications included in volumes 1-14,277 of the Congressional Serial Set. Materials are drawn from the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives and include reports, documents, and journals. For digital access to most of the continuing Serial Set materials after 1994 see the Library of Congress website "Thomas" (3)
Westlaw for Law Students Westlaw: A legal database containing federal and state cases, statutes, regulations, international materials, and a variety of secondary resources including reference materials, law journals, treatises, and newspapers. TWEN courses are available through Westlaw. (5)
Westlaw Public Patron Access Westlaw Public Patron Access
WorldCat WorldCat: A combined catalog of the holdings of more than 41,000 libraries. It provides descriptive details about each title and a list of libraries that own each item. (3)
Yellowbook Leadership Directories Yellowbook Leadership Directories: A personnel contact database for government, business, media, and nonprofit organizations. It lists names, titles, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, email addresses and biographical data. The database contains content from various Yellowbooks. (1)
SLU Databases Databases in the social sciences, humanities and sciences available to SLU Users.


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