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Library Databases for Authorized ASU Students, Faculty & Staff

  • Westlaw Campus Research image

    Description: Online research service that provides college and university students with access to a comprehensive collection of news and business information and law-related resources.

    Service Provider: Thomson Reuter

    News and Business Sources
    • Newspapers. Includes current and archival newspapers like The New York Times, USA Today, Atlanta Journal and Constitution, Boston Globe, and hundreds more!
    • Magazines. Provides current and archival issues of sought-after sources like Newsweek, the Economist, Consumer Reports, Spectator, Publishers Weekly, and Business Week.
    • Trade Journals. Offers current and archival issues for virtually any discipline. Includes titles like U.S. Banker, Securities Industry News, Accountancy Age, Advertising Age, PR Week, Modern Physician, and many more.
    • Company Information. Provides SEC filings and Hoover’s company records, including profiles for thousands of private and public U.S.corporations.
    • International Publications. Includes popular international sources like European Report, Middle East Observer, and World News Connection.
    • Newswires. Get the most current news from more than 400 newswires, including the Associated Press, U.S. Newswire, and numerous international wires.
    • Newsletters. Access timely information across many specialties, including Alternative Medicine Alert, Agricultural Chemical News, White House press releases, Wireless News, and many others.
    • Broadcast Transcripts. Offers more than 900 television and radio transcripts that include national and local news content from ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox, MSNBC, NBC, PBS, and BBC radio.
    • Foreign Language Publications. Search non-English news sources available in Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish.
    Law Content

    Analytical Sources

    • American Jurisprudence 2d (Am Jur 2d). An encyclopedia that provides summary and analysis of all fields of American state and federal law. It contains many citations to cases, statutes, and law review articles. It also includes analysis of the spirit and intent of the courts in construing the law, and Legislative intent in enacting and amending the law.
    • American Law Reports (ALR). ALR provides a continually updated series of articles (annotations) on legal topics discussed in key cases. The articles provide objective analysis of different sides of an issue, written in a narrative style.
    • More than 800 law reviews and journals. Law reviews are scholarly journals published by most accredited law schools. They contain thorough discussions of current issues and trends in the law, with comprehensive analysis by scholars and legal professionals.They are also an excellent source of citations to cases. Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, American Journal of Legal History, and Stanford Law Review are just a few of the hundreds of highly respected publications available.

    Primary Law Sources

    • United States Code Annotated (USCA) - combines the official text of the United States Code with relevant cases, historical notes, indexes, cross-references, and other annotations.
    • All federal and state cases including U.S. Supreme Court cases - an exclusive system of reporting federal and state cases that’s editorially enhanced for complete research.
    • State statutes and regulations - includes statutes from all 50 states and D.C. and administrative codes from all 44 states.
    • Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) - the full body of federal administrative regulations.
    • Federal Register - includes 50,000 pages of current regulatory, administrative, and executive materials generated by key federal entities.
  • WestlawNext® Campus Research image

    Description: Provides college and university students with an easy-to-use online collection of select news and business information and law-related resources.

    Service Provider: Thomson Reuter

  • Wiley Online Library image

    Description: Provides full text access to journals, reference works, and books published by Wiley in the field of business, chemistry, computer science, earth and environmental science, education, engineering, law, life sciences, mathematics and statistics, medicine and healthcare, physics and astronomy, polymers and materials science, psychology, and social sciences.

    Service Provider: Wiley

  • World Factbook imageimageimage

    Description: Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

    This resource provides national-level information on countries, territories, and dependencies, but not subnational administrative units within a country. Also included are entries on parts of the world whose status has not yet been resolved (e.g., West Bank, Spratly Islands). Specific regions within a country or areas in dispute among countries are not covered.

    Service Provider: Central Intelligence Agency

  • WorldAlmanac image

    Description: Offers a fundamental reference source for students, library patrons, library reference staff, and scholars alike. Includes biographies, encyclopedia entries, facts, statistics.

    This database incorporates the full text of the following resources:

    • Funk & Wagnall’s New Encyclopedia
    • The World Almanac and Book of Facts
    • The World Almanac of the U.S.A.
    • The World Almanac of U.S. Politics
    • The World Almanac for Kids

    Service Provider: OCLC FirstSearch

  • WorldCat

    Description: Bibliographic database of all materials cataloged by OCLC member libraries including: books, manuscripts, websites and internet resources, maps, computer programs, musical scores, films and slides, newspapers, journals and magazines, sound recordings, articles, chapters, papers, and videotapes

    Service Provider: FirstSearch (OCLC)

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