Databases

Law and Legal Studies

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    We've provided a guide on how to select New York newspapers in LexisNexis, found here: http://library.hunter.cuny.edu/gots/tutorial/draft-ny-newspapers

  • The most multi-disciplinary and general full-text periodicals database. Contains the full text of approx. 3,500 journals, with indexing going back to the mid 1970's on some titles. Updated daily.

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  • Indexing for more than 1200 major law reviews, legal newspapers, Bar Association journals, and international law journals.

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  • Journal articles covering applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences; full text from 1994 forward; indexing with abstracts from 1984 forward.
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  • From the Library of Congress, and official source of federal legislative information.