Databases at the Law Library

The Law Library provides patrons free access to a number of online and CD-ROM legal resources. Publishers’ licensing restrictions prohibit the use of most of these databases outside the Law Library, but they are available at all public terminals in the library.

Use of the Law Library’s computers is limited to legal research and writing only.  See our Computer and Internet Use Policy for more information.

HeinOnline

In-Library Use Only (Click here to access from any Law Library computer)
HeinOnline® provides access to full texts of law reviews and legal periodicals from each publication’s inception to its most current volume, State and Federal case law, the Federal Register, the Code of Federal Regulations, selected U.S. federal legislative history, international treaties and agreements, legal classics, and more.

Matthew Bender CD-ROM

In-Library Use Only. Please access this database by clicking on the icon on the desktop. The California Law & Practice library on CD provides access to the full texts of popular Matthew Bender treatises such as California Forms of Pleading and Practice and California Points and Authorities.

Nolo E-Books

In-Library Link (Click here to access from any Law Library computer)
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Nolo Ebooks provides access to electronic versions of do-it-yourself legal books from Nolo Press. Patrons can access the Nolo Ebooks collection from home or office. Download Instructions AdobeIcon

OnLAW

In-Library Use Only (click here to access from any Law Library computer)
OnLAW is a web-based tool that provides online access to over 90 CEB titles. With OnLAW, you can search the full-text of CEB practice guides and action guides to find California legal commentary and analysis and access attorney-drafted forms.

WorldCat Discovery

WorldCat Discovery from Home or Library
Allows you to simultaneously search our collection and those of many other libraries worldwide using WorldCat, from your home or office!

Support Calculation

In-Library Use Only
The library provides the XSpouse support calculation software (similar to Dissomaster™) on all public computers for patron use.

WestlawNext

In-Library Use Only (click here to access from any Law Library computer)
WestlawNext® provides easy access to primary materials from both federal and state courts. This database also contains California texts, treatises, and practice aids on a variety of legal topics, as well as California court docket information, articles from law reviews and legal periodicals, and many other publications.