Electronic Resources

On campus, using Cooley PC's or network (including wireless), many of these databases will not require you to enter your name and student number or access code as they will be IP recognized for immediate log in.

Off campus, to access the following databases, you will be required to enter your full name and your CoolCat student number or access code for faculty and staff.

Please note that, per licensing agreements with vendors, the use of some services is limited to certain groups. If you have any questions, or are seeking information contained within a source you cannot access, please contact the Reference Desk: (517) 371-5140, ext. 3111 or 1-866-REFDESK for assistance.

Electronic Resources

Description

Restrictions

On Campus - Includes all library patrons present in the library, or Cooley users on a Cooley Network

Remote - Includes Cooley faculty, students, and staff using personal PC's outside of the Cooley network

BNA Core

BNA Online allows users to search the full-text of many of BNA’s most popular and valued titles in the areas of Securities, Labor, Environmental Law, Criminal Law, Ethics, and Current Federal Litigation. BNA materials are highly valued by practitioners and scholars for their analysis and timeliness. This subscription also provides Cooley users access to these BNA resources on both Lexis and Westlaw.

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in

BNA Environmental Reporter

BNA Online allows users to search the full-text of many of BNA’s most popular and valued titles in the areas of Securities, Labor, Environmental Law, Criminal Law, Ethics, and Current Federal Litigation. BNA materials are highly valued by practitioners and scholars for their analysis and timeliness. This subscription also provides Cooley users access to these BNA resources on both Lexis and Westlaw.

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in

BNA Intellectual Property Law Resource Center

BNA Online allows users to search the full-text of many of BNA’s most popular and valued titles in the areas of Securities, Labor, Environmental Law, Criminal Law, Ethics, and Current Federal Litigation. BNA materials are highly valued by practitioners and scholars for their analysis and timeliness. This subscription also provides Cooley users access to these BNA resources on both Lexis and Westlaw.

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in

CCH IntelliConnect

The CCH IntelliConnect provides access to Tax & Accounting and Intellectual Property libraries.

Access Limited to Cooley Students, Faculty and Staff via password. Contact a Reference Librarian for details.

LIMITED - Available Cooley Students, Faculty and Staff via password. Contact a Reference Librarian for details.

Courtroom Connect

 

Access Limited to Cooley Students, Faculty and Staff. Password required. See Description or contact a Reference Librarian for password instructions.

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty and Staff via password. See Description  for instructions or contact a Reference Librarian.

EBSCO eBook Collection

Access to many titles both legal and non legal.

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in.

FirstSearch

Access to full-text articles via ArticleFirst and Legal Periodicals. This service also provides access to library catalogs providing information on which library holds a title.

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in

FDsys (GPO)

Free electronic access to government information databases.

All library users via any personal Internet connection, Cooley network, or Library PC.

YES - Unrestricted Access. Available to any user via any Internet connection.

GPO – 
Catalog of US government publications

Indexes print and electronic government information products created by federal agencies.

All library users via any personal Internet connection, Cooley network, or Library PC.

YES - Unrestricted Access. Available to any user via any Internet connection.

Hein-On-Line

Provides full-text access to selected historical law reviews and journals.

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in

ICLE

Access ICLE's online law library of over 45 Michigan specific treatises and guides.

All Library Users: Access Limited to Cooley Clinic students, Clinic faculty, and Clinic staff, as well as Cooley students and faculty in approved courses via password. Contact a Reference Librarian for details.

LIMITED – Remote access available to Cooley Clinic students, Clinic faculty, and Clinic staff, as well as Cooley students and faculty in approved courses via password.

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP)

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP) is a multilingual subject index to articles and book reviews published in over 500 journals and law reviews world wide. IFLP is a prominent source for identifying articles and book reviews on public international law, foreign and comparative law , and the laws of  all foreign jurisdictions.

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in

Index to Legal Periodicals (ILP)

Conduct an index search of over 1000 legal periodicals and books, many available in full text or linked to the library's catalog.

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in

LLMC Digital

Contains an extensive collection of digitized historical legal literature and government documents including Canadian Colonial legal titles and United States Federal Judicial, Administrative and Legislative documents.

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in

SSRN / Legal Scholarship Network (LSN)

Working/forthcoming paper abstracts with full-text or contact-info. Part of searchable Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in.

Legal Trac (formerly LRI)

Conduct an index search of over 700 legal journals, many available in the library.

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in.

Lexis

Access to cases, statutes, law reviews and other legal and non-legal materials

Access Limited to Cooley Students, Faculty and Staff via password. Contact a Reference Librarian for details.

LIMITED - Available Cooley Students, Faculty and Staff via password. Contact a Reference Librarian for details.

Magna Commons

Web-based site that offers immediate access to professional development audio and video resources on teaching and learning.

Access Limited to Cooley Faculty and Staff via password. Contact the Cooley IT Helpdesk x2100 for account instructions.

YES - Access Limited to Cooley Faculty and Staff via password. Contact the Cooley IT Helpdesk x2100 for account instructions.

Making of Modern Law, The

This database enables researchers to conduct full text searches of nearly 10 million pages of legal history found in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century legal treatises.

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in.

Matthew Bender

Over 300 treatises on various legal subjects are available.

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in.

MeL Databases

Access to reference sources and full text articles from magazines and newspapers.

Access Limited to Michigan residents. All  Cooley Michigan Library users via library PC or Cooley network.

Access Limited to Michigan residents. Available to Cooley Michigan students, faculty and staff via library sign-in.

ProQuest Congressional

Federal Legislative History Materials

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in

RIA Checkpoint

Access to a variety of RIA tax products. It offers a wide range of tax resources, including federal and state tax laws, cases, regulations, legislations, treatises, articles, and related news.

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in or individual password accounts. Contact a Reference Librarian for details.

Ulrichsweb.com

Bibliographic and access information for serials published throughout the world, covering all subjects. Entries provide pricing, subscription and distribution details as well as publisher, editor contacts.

All library users via Library PC or Cooley Network

YES - Available to Cooley Students, Faculty, Staff via Library sign-in.

Westlaw

Access to cases, statutes, law reviews and other legal and non-legal materials

Access Limited to Cooley Students, Faculty and Staff via password. Contact a Reference Librarian for details.

LIMITED - Available Cooley Students, Faculty and Staff via password. Contact a Reference Librarian for details.

WestlawNext Patron Access

Full-text, searchable access to primary and secondary authority from all Federal and 50-State jurisdictions, and some current awareness sources. Content limited to materials subscribed to by library, and may not include all materials available through standard law school WestlawNext product. Users must agree to license before accessing content.

All Library users via Library OPAC terminals only. Users may be subject to time limits consistent with demand and the needs of individual library locations. (In Michigan locations only.)

NO - Access limited to Library OPAC terminals only. (In Michigan locations only.)