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.


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.

Lexis Advance

In-Library Use Only (Click here to access from any Law Library computer)
Lexis Advance provides access to state and federal primary sources, as well as numerous secondary materials, including Matthew Bender titles such as California Forms of Pleading and Practice and California Points and Authorities, and the Shepard’s citator service.

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


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.

Support Calculation

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

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!