Library Databases

A Library Card is required to access legal databases on library computers. You may register for a Library Card/Computer User Card in-person at the Law Library.

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Lexis Advance

Available on Library Computers Only

50 state and federal primary law (cases, code, regulations), California practice guides (including CA Forms of Pleading & Practice and MB CA Practice Guides), trial court documents, jury verdicts and settlements, and Shepard’s citator. Documents can be emailed, saved to a USB drive, or printed for .20/page.

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Westlaw

Available on Library Computers Only

50 state and federal primary law (cases, code, regulations), California practice guides (including Rutter Guides and Witkin treatises), federal practice guides, national practice guides, and KeyCite citator. Documents can be emailed, saved to a USB drive, or printed for .20/page.

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West’s CA Public Law Library Briefs’ Service

Available on Library Computers Only

This database provides access to petitions and briefs filed with the California Supreme Court and the California Courts of Appeal. Includes selective briefs and petitions dated from 1990 for the California Supreme Court, and briefs and petitions dated from 1996 for the California Courts of Appeal. Briefs and petitions can be searched by docket number or case name. Print briefs for .20/page or request through document delivery (See Document Delivery).

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OnLAW

Available on Library Computers and through WiFi

Practice guides, Action Guides, and form templates published by Continuing Education of the Bar. Documents can be printed for .20/page, or pasted into a Word document and saved to a USB drive.

If you are connected to the library’s WiFi network (law_library_wifi), you can access OnLAW at: http://ceb.com/OnLAW/ipaccess/default.aspx

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HeinOnline

Available on Library Computers and through WiFi

PDF scans of over 2,000 legal periodicals, including law reviews and ABA journals; Code of Federal Regulations (1938-); Federal Register (1938-); U.S. Statutes at Large (1789-), Legal Classics Library, Early American Case Law and English Case Law. Documents can be emailed, saved to a USB drive, or printed for .20/page.

If you are connected to the library’s WiFi network (law_library_wifi), you can access HeinOnline at: https://heinonline.org/HOL/Welcome

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CCH IntelliConnect

Available on Library Computers

Includes both Federal and California tax materials. Primary sources- IRS Code, Federal Tax Regulations, and Federal Tax Cases plus IRS Administrative rulings, Letter Rulings and Memorandum. Secondary sources- U.S. Master Tax Guide and the Standard Federal Income Tax Reporter arranged by IRS Code, and California State Tax Reporter. Researchers may browse the content or use the Citator to locate cases, rulings, or tax code sections by citation.

Documents can be emailed, saved to a USB drive, or printed for .20/page.

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Nolo EBSCO

Available on Library Computers and any Internet-connected device

Provides access to more than 220 full-text legal self-help books, most published by Nolo Press, the nation’s oldest provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. Includes books and forms related to civil litigation, real estate, probate and estate planning, real estate transactions, and small business formation.

You can access Nolo EBSCO in the library or from your home or office at: search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=custuid&custid=ns134829&profile=lirc

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DissoMaster

Available on Library Computers Only

California child and spousal support calculation software. Generate reports and print for .20/page or print to PDF and save to a USB drive.

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Fastcase

Available on Library Computers Only

Primary law (cases, statutes, regulations) from all 50 states, as well as federal coverage going back to 1 U.S. 1, 1 F.2d 1, 1 F.Supp. 1, and 1 B.R. 1. New features include a data visualization tool that creates a visual map of search results, Forecite, templates from US Legal Forms, and PACER docket searching.