As members of the StanfordUniversity and Law Schoolcommunities you have ac-cess to hundreds of data- bases on innumerable top-ics. At the law library alone,the past twelve months haveseen many new additionscomplement the already substantial offerings of Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw, andHeinOnline. All of our data- bases are available from the"Online Resources" link onthe library's web page.Our most recent acquisition,
,allows you to search the fulltexts of WTO and GATTagreements, reports, andarbitration decisions. Themost outstanding feature isthe set of dispute settlementcommentaries that go along with the decisions and casereports.
is adatabase and web portal forindustries subject to heavy regulation. You can use it tofind court cases, SEC filings,law firm memos, regulatory announcements, statutes,and forms in the securities,energy, and communica-tions industries.To augment
,our most popular databasethat doesn't have "West" or"Lexis" in the title, we haveadded the
Kluwer Law International JournalLibrary
. This set of jour-nals on international andEuropean law covers topicsin business, trade, foreignaffairs, and economic inte-gration, in addition to publicand private law. You canfind the Kluwer journals inthe list of "Subscribed Li- braries" when you visit Hei-nOnline.Other significant additionsover the past year includenew titles within our onlineBNA and Making of ModernLaw collections.To BNA's library of onlinereporters we have added the"Core Plus" package, whichnow includes
EnvironmentReporter, Health Law Re-porter, Bankruptcy Law Reporter,
White CollarCrime Report.
BNA alsofeatures the IntellectualProperty Library, consistingpartly of the
Patent, Trade-mark and Copyright Jour-nal
. If you would like to re-ceive weekly updates fromany of the BNA reporters,send an e-mail to refer-ence@ law.stanford.edu,specifying to which titles you would like to subscribe.The
Making of ModernLaw, Trials
database is thelatest arrival to our MoMLdatabases that already in-cluded the legal treatisesand Supreme Court Recordsand Briefs collections. The
database alone con-tains more than 10,000 ti-tles - and almost two millionpages of fully searchablecontent – derived from theholdings of the law librariesof Harvard and Yale, as wellas The Library of the Bar of the City of New York. His-tory enthusiasts can readabout courtroom dramas between 1600 and 1926 thatrocked society in America,England and the British Em-pire. The texts give insightsinto familial relations andgender conventions, andmay be the best source avail-able for nineteenth-century divorce and marriage. Many trials engage important his-torical issues, including theDred Scott case and theScopes Monkey Trial.The law library also sub-scribes to a number of sin-gle-user databases. If youare interested in conductingresearch with any of these,please come see us at thereference desk.
-- Coversall aspects of the art marketand the issues affecting it.
-- The largestdatabase for legal researchin India.
— A new German legal researchtool, which has about 8,000federal rules of law, a wideselection of EU laws, andmost of the laws of the 16federal states.
-- A full library of academic e-books on all top-ics, including law. As always, should you haveany questions about re-searching with or accessingany online resource, drop usa line at
,or, even better, stop by andpay us a visit.
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