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ABA/BNA Lawyers Manual on Professional Conduct Well known among the nation’s lawyers as the most authoritative source for news and guidance on virtually every aspect of attorney conduct and legal ethics, trust the ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct to help you practice ethically. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
AILALink AILALink allows users to simultaneously search more than 100 AILA publications, the Immigration & Nationality Act, the immigration sections of the Code of Federal Regulations, and several government resources such as the Foreign Affairs Manual and Kurzban’s Immigration Law Sourcebook 14th Edition . Statutes and regulations are updated regularly. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
Almanac of the Federal Judiciary The Almanac of the Federal Judiciary provides judicial profiles of every federal judge and all the key bankruptcy judges and magistrate judges Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.

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Bloomberg Law Our academic package including statutes, cases, law journal articles, news, and more. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff.
BNA Databases Links to all the library subscriptions for BNA databases in a wide variety of subject areas. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report Lawyers, business executives, and regulators across the nation turn to Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report for objective federal, state, and international coverage of competition and deceptive trade practices law. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA Bankruptcy Law Reporter Bankruptcy Law Reporter provides regular, in-depth coverage of developments in state and federal bankruptcy law. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA Criminal Law Reporter For the professional edge in your day-to-day practice, rely on the most timely, objective reporting on significant developments, trends, and emerging patterns in criminal law today. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA Electronic Commerce & Law Report Get national and global perspectives on the digital economy with objective, vital news of trends and developments, insights and legal expertise. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA Employment Discrimination Report Featuring uniquely comprehensive and objective coverage of judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in the area of equal employment opportunity, the Report spans all areas of EEO policy and practice. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA Environment Reporter-Current Reports This multi-part environmental resource keeps you fully up to date on rapidly changing developments in courts, Congress, federal agencies, state legislatures, industry, and environmental organizations. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA Environment and Safety Resource Center The Library combines powerful, easy-to-use, continuously updated compliance tools with a research collection of federal and state laws, regulations, and documents. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA Family Law Reporter – Current Reports As the only nationally oriented family law information service available, the Reporter is your most reliable guide to important new federal and state cases, legislation, trends, and issues. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA Health Law Reporter Law firms and attorneys specializing in health law trust BNA to keep them up to date with the latest legal developments that influence the health care industry, including new cases, federal and state legislation, rules from federal regulators, and enforcement trends. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA International Trade Reporter-Current Reports Do business around the world, armed with current information on laws, regulations, cases, and policy developments affecting U.S. trade, international business, and major U.S. trading partners, provided in this comprehensive multi-part resource. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA Labor Relations Reporter/Labor & Employment Law Resource Center Have a complete resource for cases, guidance, and news in all major areas of the field: fair employment practices, individual employment rights, Americans with disabilities, wages and hours, labor-management relations, collective bargaining, and labor arbitration. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal Count on BNA for uniquely objective, comprehensive news of the most important intellectual property cases, statutes, trends, and other key developments in all areas of the law. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA Securities Regulation and Law Report Be alert to federal and state developments in the regulation of securities and futures trading and accounting, with objective coverage of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, industry, courts, and Congress. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA US Law Week An authoritative way to keep up with the most significant cases and key legislative, regulatory, and pre-decisional developments, across the country, across all areas of the law. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA US Patents Quarterly/ Intellectual Property Resource Center Build your practice in a dynamic legal field with the most comprehensive collection of resources available on patent, trademark, copyright, and other areas of intellectual property law — cases, statutes, regulations, analytical materials, and more — all easily searchable. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
BNA White Collar Crime Report Legal developments affecting the prosecution and defense of fraud and other white collar crimes are the focus of this compelling new notification service. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.

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CALI More than 900 interactive lessons covering 35 legal subject areas. ( South Texas College of Law Houston students and faculty only, who should see the Reference Librarian for the authorization code.)
CCH Databases Tracks, reports, explains and analyzes a wide range of federal and state laws, annually producing over 50 publications as well as electronic tools and resources.(Available to all patrons on campus. South Texas College of Law Houston students and faculty also may dial into our network.) Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
Checkpoint (Thomson Reuters) Comprehensive federal and state tax information, including U.S. Tax Reporter , Federal Tax Coordinator 2d , WGL journals, and RIA editorial analysis. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
Congressional Universe (Proquest) Comprehensive access to U.S. legislative information from Lexis-Nexis (Available to all patrons on campus. South Texas College of Law Houston students and faculty also may dial into our network.) Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.

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Declassified Documents Reference System This unique reference product involves indexing, abstracting, and capturing on microfiche a large selection of U.S. government documents obtained from presidential libraries. These libraries receive declassified documents from various government agencies, including the White House, the CIA, the FBI, the State Department, and others. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
Digital National Security Archive The Digital National Security Archive contains the most comprehensive set of declassified government documents available. The resource now includes 38 collections consisting of over 94,000 meticulously indexed documents, with more than 650,000 total pages. Each of these collections, compiled by top scholars and experts, exhaustively covers the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century. Together, these collections offer unparalleled access to the defining international strategies of our time. Glossaries, chronologies, bibliographies, overviews, and photographs are included. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.

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Eighteenth Century Collections Online Consisting of every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas, Eighteenth Century Collections Online is the most ambitious single digitization project ever undertaken. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
E-Journal Portal Full-text electronic journals from various providers, searchable by title or subject. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
Environmental Law Reporter ELR includes state and federal environmental laws, regulations, administrative materials, and ELR Update . (In-library use only. The Reference Librarian must enter the authorization code for patrons.)
Expanded Academic ASAP Expanded Academic ASAP offers balanced coverage of every academic concentration – from advertising and microbiology to history and women’s studies. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.

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Fastcase Fastcase ’s libraries include primary law from all 50 states, as well as deep federal coverage going back to 1 U.S. 1, 1 F.2d 1, 1 F.Supp. 1, and 1 B.R. 1. The Fastcase collection includes cases, statutes, regulations, court rules, and constitutions.
First Search / OCLC/ Worldcat FirstSearch is a collection of article indexes. WorldCat is an electronic catalog of over 25,900 OCLC member libraries in 170 countries, consisting of more than One billion records. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
Foreign Law Guide Current Sources of Codes and Basic Legislation in Jurisdictions of the World Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.

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General OneFile General OneFile, provides periodical and news information through an intuitive, user-friendly search interface for researchers at all levels. Content includes more than 12,000 titles in all with nearly 30 years of coverage. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
General Reference Center Gold General Reference Center Gold integrates a vast array of key business and general interest titles, from national news magazines and encyclopedias to core business journals, providing a comprehensive reference resource for general reference needs at all levels of research. Through an intuitive, easy-to-use interface, researchers have immediate access to a wide range of resources. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
GlobaLex A collection of research guides and articles to assist in finding and understanding foreign, international and comparative law. Contains lengthy and complete guides to countries from A to Z (Afghanistan to Zimbabwe). GlobaLex is a service of New York University School of Law. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
GreenFile GreenFile GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.

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Handbook of WTO/GATT Dispute Settlement Online Created by experts with international trade law practitioners in mind, the Handbook of WTO/GATT Dispute Settlement Online offers instant access to a vast legal research database that includes: Updated summaries of 300+ WTO/GATT panel, Appellate Body, or arbitrator reports. Nine comprehensive indexes cross-referencing the reports by key word, article, country, subject, panelist, member, and more. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
Hein Online Hein Online provides full-text, retrospective access to legal journals, the Federal Register , treaties and agreements, U.S. Supreme Court materials, U.S. Attorney General materials, and classic legal monographs. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
History Vault (ProQuest) ProQuest History Vault unlocks the wealth of archival materials with a single search. Researchers can access letters, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, diaries, and much more from a single interface. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.

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IFAR (International Foundation for Art Research) IFAR offers impartial and authoritative information on authenticity, ownership, theft, and other artistic, legal, and ethical issues concerning art objects.
Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective: 1908-1981 Indexes over 750 legal periodicals published in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
InfoTrac: LegalTrac / OneFile Use LegalTrac for law reviews, law journals, and legal newspapers; and InfoTrac OneFile for periodicals concerning business, economics, education, technology, environmental issues, health, politics, art, and humanities. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
Intelliconnect Tracks, reports, explains and analyzes a wide range of federal and state laws, annually producing over 50 publications as well as electronic tools and resources.(Available to all patrons on campus. South Texas College of Law Houston students and faculty also may dial into our network.) Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
International Encyclopaedia of Laws These volumes in the International Encyclopaedia of Laws answer these questions in a single resource. We currently have subscriptions to ONLY the following encyclopaedias: Civil Procedure, Commercial & Economic Law, Competition Law, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Corporations & Partnerships, Criminal Law, Cyber Law, Environmental Law, Family and Succession Law, IP Law, Labor Law, Medical Law, Property & Trust Law, Tort Law Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Commerical and Economic Law In the pursuit or contemplation of international commercial activities, numerous questions of law arise. These volumes in the International Encyclopaedia of Laws answer these questions in a single resource. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Constitutional Law This set of volumes in the International Encyclopaedia of Laws presents a country-by-country survey of constitutional law throughout the world, and is also in the process of publishing, in one source, all of the constitutions of the world in English translations. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Environmental Law This set in the International Encyclopaedia of Laws covers national and international environmental law. National monographs contain, besides a general introduction, a description of the country’s environmental legislation, an overview of the basic principles of environmental law, the historical background, the role of governmental institutions, and the sources of environmental law. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.

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JustCite With a focus on the UK and EU, JustCite is the only provider-neutral multi-source electronic citator on the market. It links to case law, legislation and articles from numerous third-party publishers, and shows how they relate to each other. The information indexed on JustCite comes from a wide and ever expanding range of resources but can be broadly organised into the four categories of Cases, Legislation, European Union Information and Legal Journals & Support Materials. To Enter JustCite click on Continue to JustCIte on the search page. To Enter Justis click on Continue to Justis on the search page. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
Justis Justis is a full text online legal library of UK, Irish and EU case law dating back to 1163 and legislation from 1235. To Enter Justis click on Continue to Justis on the search page. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.

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LegalTrac / OneFile/InfoTrac Use LegalTrac for law reviews, law journals, and legal newspapers; and InfoTrac OneFile for periodicals concerning business, economics, education, technology, environmental issues, health, politics, art, and humanities. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
Legislative Insight (ProQuest) ProQuest Legislative Insight is a Federal legislative history service that makes available thoroughly researched compilations of digital full text publications created by Congress during the process leading up to the enactment of U.S. Public Laws. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
Lexis-Nexis Our academic package including statutes, cases, law journal articles, news, and more. (A Lexis-Nexis password is required.) Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff.
LGBTQ The archive illuminates the experiences of the LGBTQ community as a whole, and of individuals of different races, ethnicities, ages, religions, political orientations, and geographical locations that constitute this community. It also includes newspapers from more than 35 countries, reports, policy statements, and other documents related to gay rights and health, including the worldwide impact of AIDS, materials tracing LGBTQ activism in Britain from 1950 through 1980. It encompasses extensive material related to feminism, womens rights, and womens concerns. Documents span from 1940 to 2014, with the bulk from 1950 to 1990. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff.
LLMC LLMC, the Law Library Microform Consortium, is the world’s largest collection of legal literature and government documents in digital format and in microform. This website links to catalogs of all LLMC holdings. (Available to all patrons on campus. South Texas College of Law Houston students and faculty also may dial into our network.) Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.

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The Making of Modern Law: Law Legal Treatises: 1800-1926 Covering the watershed period of legal development during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this unprecedented archive is the world’s most comprehensive full-text collection of Anglo-American legal treatises of the period. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
The Making of Modern Law: Primary Sources Includes legal primary sources, such as early U.S. state codes, municipal codes, constitutional conventions and compilations, and other documents, many of which have heretofore only been available as bound volumes or in microfilm. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
The Making of Modern Law: Supreme Court Records and Briefs 1832-1978 This collection concentrates on the history of the Supreme Court from the final years of the court’s fourth chief justice, John Marshall, through the first ten years of the court’s 15th chief justice, Warren Earl Burger. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
The Making of Modern Law: Trials 1600-1926 This database includes trials from the outstanding collection of the Library of the Association of Bar of the City of New York, as well as some from the British Library. These libraries have long collected not only published trial transcripts, but also popular printed accounts of sensational trials for murder, adultery and other scandalous crimes. This online archive will grant researchers access to unofficially published accounts of trials, as well as briefs, arguments and other trial documents where these were printed as separate publications. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law This is a fully updated online edition of the Encyclopedia of Public International Law published in print between 1991 and 2001 under the general editorship of Rudolf Bernhardt. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.

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NTIS The NTIS Database, which replaces the print publication, Government Reports Annual Index, contains summaries of scientific, technical, engineering, and business information products acquired by NTIS (National Technical Information Service) from 1964 to the present. The NTIS Database is updated on a weekly basis by NTIS. However, commercial vendor update schedules can vary. The NTIS Database combines unclassified input from the Department of Defense, Department of Energy, and NASA, with that of numerous other government agencies, among which are the Environmental Protection Agency, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and Department of the Interior, to offer users a wide range of information resources. The full reports are available from NTIS for almost 90 percent of the titles announced on the database. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.

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Oxford Competition Law Oxford Competition Law provides an invaluable suite of competition analysis, including Oxford University Press’ key commentaries in EU competition law, fully linked with national case reports and source material. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law brings a major new dimension to our offerings for scholars and practitioners working in public international law. Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law contains full-text online editions of market-leading reference works and treatises published by Oxford University Press, such as Oppenheim, and the Oxford Commentaries on International Law. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
Oxford Scholarship Online Oxford Scholarship Online includes: Oxford Studies in European Law, Oxford Monographs in International Law, Oxford Monographs in Criminal Law and Justice, Clarendon Studies in Criminology, Oxford Monographs in Labour Law, Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History, Oxford Studies in International Economic Law, and the International Courts and Tribunals series, alongside many other works selected from their legal publishing. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.

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Policy File Offering access to U.S. foreign and domestic policy papers and gray literature, PolicyFile is updated weekly with abstracts and links to the latest reports, papers, and documents from think tanks, research institutes, and agencies Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
Practice Exams Moved to Stanley. Click link to access. In STANLEY, go to Library tab. Exams are listed in the Student Study Aids channel.
ProQuest Congressional This database provides comprehensive access to U.S. legislative information. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
ProQuest Legislative Insight ProQuest Legislative Insight is a Federal legislative history service that makes available thoroughly researched compilations of digital full text publications created by Congress during the process leading up to the enactment of U.S. Public Laws. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
ProQuest Newspapers Access PDF copies of the New York Times (1851-2007) with Index (1851-1993) and the Washington Post (1877-1994). Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
ProQuest Regulatory Insight This database will provide researchers with workflow solutions to facilitate research tasks associated with administrative law. As a companion to Legislative Insight, Regulatory Insight offers U.S. federal administrative law histories from 1936 organized by federal statute and Executive Order. “Search within” functionality and the ability to limit by content type (e.g. notices, proposed rules, final rules) will be evident. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
ProQuest Statistical Insight ProQuest Statistical Insight is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.

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Tax Professional Library Tracks, reports, explains and analyzes a wide range of federal and state laws, annually producing over 50 publications as well as electronic tools and resources.

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United Nations Treaty Collection United Nations treaties from 1946 to the present.

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vLex vLex is a legal research mega-site providing thousands of primary and secondary law sources from dozens of publishers around the world

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Westlaw Our academic package including statutes, cases, law journal articles, news, and more. (A Westlaw password is required.) Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff.
West Study Aids Online access to hundreds of study aids, including Hornbooks, Nutshells, Exam Pro and more.
Worldcat/First Search / OCLC FirstSearch is a collection of article indexes. WorldCat is an electronic catalog of over 25,900 OCLC member libraries in 170 countries, consisting of more than One billion records. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.
World Politics Review World Politics Review is a daily online publication and resource for foreign policy professionals and readers with a serious interest in international politics and foreign affairs. Its original articles are written by a network of more than 400 contributors from around the world, including subject-matter experts from journalism, research organizations, academia, government and elsewhere. Available only to members of the South Texas College of Law Houston faculty, students, and staff or patrons inside the library.