These general databases cover a wide range of topics. These databases can be a great starting point to find some general information on your research topic.
With with the search engine Google Scholar , you can find full text legal opinions from U.S. federal and state district, appellate and supreme courts. You can also search in Google Scholar for articles in law reviews and scholarly journals. Google Scholar is connected to Whittemore Library's databases, so an article from your search results should be availabe full-text from our library if you see and click on the link, "Find it @ Framingham State", to the right of the article. If you find an article or citation that we do not have access to at FSU, you can request the article via inter-library loan.
Lexis Nexis Academic provides access to primary source materials such as case law, statutes and regulations, as well as secondary source materials including legal news and law reviews.
New! HeinOnline provides access to over 1500 legal and social science journal articles, plus statutes and regulations of the U.S. and other countries.
Enter the title of the journal you need
in the Full Text Journal Finder
to link to the journal if it is available online
through a database and/or the publisher.
Print Journals (paper, microfilm and microfiche):
1. Enter the title of the journal you need
For a list of F.S.U.'s print periodical holdings (paper or microforms), look for the F.S.U Periodical Holdings List, in the red binders
You can find those red binders in the Periodicals Area and at the Reference desk.
3. Search the MLN Online Catalog for individual periodical titles.