Barco Databases

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The Barco Law Library and University of Pittsburgh subscribe to many databases for law faculty and students to use for research and study. 
Please note that many of these databases can only be accessed if you are at a computer in the law school (including through the wireless network). 
Below is an alphabetical listing our databases.  (Note:  For University-wide databases, see the University Library System Databases A-Z

FACULTY: Information about off-campus access for faculty is available from the library.

ABA/BNA Lawyer's Manual on Professional Conduct
A source for news and guidance on many aspects of attorney conduct and legal ethics.
Academic (LexisNexis)
Access to over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources including primary source material such as case law, statutes and regulations as well as secondary source materials such as legal news and law reviews.
ALM publications
American Lawyer Media publications provide regional and national legal news.
The American Lawyer
The leading daily news source covering legal business, law firms, and lawyers across the U.S. and around the world.
American State Papers 1789-1838 (Readex)
Legislative and Executive documents, many from the period between 1789 and the beginning of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set in 1817.
Arbitration (Kluwer)
A leading online resource for international arbitration research, this database contains commentary from expert authors and an extensive collection of primary source materials.
Bloomberg BNA Titles Alphabetical listing        Subject listing
We subscribe to a number of Bloomberg BNA legal newsletters and libraries; this list shows all the Bloomberg BNA subscriptions.
Bloomberg Law
A major legal database available only to Pitt Law students and faculty; registration and password required.
BNA Publications:
Please see Bloomberg BNA Titles.
CALI Lessons
Computer Assisted Legal Instruction has very helpful online tutorials that drill students on law course subject matter.
CCH Tax Network
State and Federal primary and secondary sources.
Chronicle of Higher Education
Daily news about everything going on in colleges and universities across the country.
Computer and Internet Integrated Library
An offering from CCH Intelliconnect. Covers the full range of computer and internet law issues with analytical, primary source and current awareness information
Congressional Quarterly Today
The latest in legislative news published daily by Congressional Quarterly Inc.
Congressional - ProQuest
- A database that indexes Congressional information, and has full text of all Congressional hearings from 1830 to the present. Invaluable in doing Legislative history research.
Congressional Serial Set
The US Congressional Serial Set (from Readex) contains all of the US Senate and House of Representatives Reports, Documents, and Journals and constitutes a rich source of primary source material on all aspects of American history including many maps and tables. Upon completion, the digital version of the Serial Set will consist of approximately 13,800 volumes and over 12 million pages and will cover the time period 1817 through 1994.
Connecticut Law Tribune
Connecticut Law Tribune is Connecticut’s only weekly newspaper devoted to covering the legal community, giving you the latest developments in Connecticut’s courts, law firms and legislature.
Corporate Counsel
Well known as an industry leader for the in-house community.
The Daily Business Review Insider
Daily Business Review (DBR) is designated the official court newspaper by the chief judges of the state judicial circuits in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties and by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
The Daily Report
The primary source for news about the courts and the business and profession of law for lawyers in metro Atlanta and the state of Georgia.
The Delaware Business Court Insider
The Delaware Business Court Insider, a weekly electronic newsletter distributed every Wednesday, will provide the latest news, analysis, case summaries and reporting on developments in Delaware corporate law.
Environment Reporter Bloomberg BNA
From Bloomberg BNA, weekly articles about environmental law and policy in U.S. & other countries.
Environmental Law Reporter
The ELR, published by the Environmental Law Institute, is an environmental, natural resources, toxic tort, energy, health/safety, and land use law research tool containing original source documents, editorial summaries, and expert analysis on state, federal, and international issues.
Feminist Theory
An international, interdisciplinary journal that provides a forum for critical analysis and debate within feminist theory.
The Hague Academy Collected Courses Online
The Hague Academy is a prestigious international institution for the study and teaching of Public and Private International Law and related subjects.  Its purpose is to encourage a thorough and impartial examination of the problems arising from international relations in the field of law. The courses deal with the theoretical and practical aspects of the subject, including legislation and case law.  All courses at the Academy are, in principle, published in the language in which they were delivered in the Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law.
Hein Online
Best known for its full-text of hundreds of law journals from 1880's onward, HeinOnline also has a growing list of classic legal treatises,  the US Legislative History library, the US Statutes at Large, the US Code, the Code of Federal Regulations and the Federal Register, and more historic and current legal sources, all in pdf format. 
Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective, 1908-1981
This retrospective database indexes over 750 legal periodicals published in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Annual surveys of the laws of a jurisdiction, annual surveys of the federal courts, yearbooks, annual institutes, and annual reviews of the work in a given field or on a given topic will also be covered.
International Trade Reporter Bloomberg BNA
Weekly newsletter summarizing agreements, disputes, taxation, cooperation, organization news about world trade from BNA.
Investor-State LawGuide
ISLG is a one-stop resource for international investment law research, providing access to treaties, rules of arbitration, decisions and awards, and other related documents. Click on the gray "Log In" button in the upper right to get into the database. 
JStor
"Journal Storage - the scholarly journal archive" contains a reliable and comprehensive archive of important scholarly journal literature - across academic fields.
Kluwer Study Guides for Pitt Law Students
The collection of Kluwer Study Guides is available to Pitt Law students only. The titles include: Examples & Explanations, Emanuel Law Outlines, Emanuel CrunchTime, Glannon Guides, and other study guides for all law school subjects. On the login page, under Sign In With, click "Library Card Login", select "University of Pittsburgh", and enter your student id (the first part of your @pitt.edu email address) in the blank for "library card number".
Labor & Employment Law Library Bloomberg BNA
This "library" from Bloomberg BNA is a complete resource for cases, guidance, and news in all major areas of the field.
Law 360
Law360 is a current-awareness tool providing faculty with the most recent breaking news in over 30 practice areas. Because it is owned by LexisNexis, Law360 content is also available via your Pitt Law Lexis account.
Leadership Library Online
This extensive directory contains information about thousands of contacts in law firms, courts, non-profit organizations, government organizations, corporations and more.
The Legal Intelligencer
As the oldest law journal in the U.S., The Legal Intelligencer takes advantage of 170 years as the expert source of legal information for professionals in Philadelphia, its suburbs and the state of Pennsylvania.
Legal Scholarship Network
This collection contains the legal scholarship in SSRN - the Social Science Research Network. Abstracts of recent legal scholarship.
Legal Trac
An index to legal periodicals that also provides some links to full text articles.
Lexis Advance
A major legal database available only to Pitt Law students and faculty; registration and password required.
Litigation
Litigation is a special report for coverage and analysis of the biggest cases, profiles of successful litigation firms and a review of the year’s highlights and trends.
LLMC (Law Library Microform Collection)
This collection is continually growing as more of the microfiche content owned by LLMC is digitized. You must visit the website to see what is currently available. Collections are grouped under the headings U.S. Federal, U.S. States, U.S. Territories, Anglo-American Collections, Foreign Jurisdictions, International Law and Organizations, & Multi-Jurisdictional Subject Collections.
Loislaw
Loislaw offers a powerful, one-source digital gateway to primary law, public records, treatises and legal forms.
Max Planck Institute Encyclopedia of Public International Law
MPEPIL represents an updated, comprehensive work covering the central and essential topics in international law.
The Making of Modern Law (Gale)
"The Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926" provides digital images on every page of 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. Full-text searching on more than 10 million pages provides researchers access to critical legal history in ways not previously possible.
National Consumer Law Center Library
The Barco Law Library owns the set of 20 print treatises published by the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) with access to the “companion websites” of these treatises. These books are practical guides that can be used by laypeople or attorneys in dealing with a wide range of consumer law issues. They include practice aids such as useful forms and sample documents. Use the lefthand menu to access the titles.
National Journal Group
Our National Journal subscription gives users access to National Journal Daily and National Journal Hotline, with nonpartisan insight on politics and policy.
The National Law Journal
The NLJ provides news and analysis for a national audience of legal professionals, and corporate and government decision makers, from Supreme Court rulings to complex litigation.
The New Jersey Law Journal
Daily news for New Jersey’s practicing attorneys in the nation’s ninth-largest legal market.
The New York Law Journal
The New York Law Journal (NYLJ) is the largest selling legal daily in the country with the latest news on prosecutors, judges, legislators and law firms, along with in-depth analysis.
PACER
An electronic public access service of the United States federal courts run by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts. Pacer allows users to obtain case and docket information from the Federal Appellate, District and Bankruptcy courts. Registration and login are required.
Pittsburgh Legal Journal Opinions
Pittsburgh Legal Journal Opinions published on the Allegheny County Bar Association website. As of Nov. 2009 these opinions are no longer available in print, and are only available on the ACBA website.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
One of Pittsburgh's daily newspapers, the Post-Gazette covers local, state, national and world news. We also have access to the PGe e-edition of the Post-Gazette, which is the exact digital replica of the daily print edition; this can be viewed in your browser or downloaded as a pdf. 
Practical Law Company
The Practical Law Company is owned by Thomson Reuters and available to law school staff and faculty. It provides practical resources for lawyers including Practice Notes, Standard Documents and Clauses, Checklists, Legal Updates, State Q&As, the What’s Market and Brief Bank tools, cross-border guidance and more.
The Recorder
The Recorder is a leading provider of essential California legal news and information, indispensable to the daily practice of California's legal decision-makers.
SmartCILP
This site allows law faculty to access weekly E-mail reports from the Current Index to Legal Periodicals.
SSRN (Social Science Research Network)
SSRN promotes the rapid worldwide dissemination of social science research and is composed of a number of specialized research networks including the Legal Scholarship Network. Contains papers that are works in progress as well as completed and published work.  Recent Pitt Law scholarship is available. 
Statistical Datasets
Statistical Datasets provides access to the Data-Planet repository with more than 5,000 datasets presented in 2+ billion views of data (maps, trends, tables, rankings). The datasets cover topics across 16 broad subject areas, including education, population and income, industry and much more. 
Statistical Ready Reference
Statistical Ready Reference provides provides commonly requested datasets that have been created from the larger Statistical Datasets.
Supreme Court Brief
Exclusive high court news and analysis from the National Law Journal.
Supreme Court Records and Briefs 1832-1978
This Gale database contains nearly 11 million pages of records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the period 1832-1978.
Tax & Accounting Center (Bloomberg BNA)
This Bloomberg BNA database includes everything a tax attorney might need, with primary and secondary sources for tax law on the state, federal, and international levels.
Texas Lawyer
For members of one of the biggest and most influential bars in the country, Texas Lawyer newspaper is the number-one source of information. Every week, the best-selling legal publication in Texas offers Lone Star litigators award-winning coverage, legal news and information, scholarly articles, analysis, commentary, reviews and columns.
TRACfed
This unique database contains a wealth of information about the federal government and its enforcement activities.
United Nations Treaty Collection
Full text of treaties deposited with the U.N.
U.S. Law Week
This informative weekly Bloomberg BNA newsletter reports the most significant cases and key legislative, regulatory, and pre-decisional developments, across the country, across all areas of the law.
Westlaw
Major legal database available only to Pitt Law faculty and students. Registration and password required.
World Intellectual Property Report
A Bloomberg BNA report that has monthly news and analysis of developments in the regulation and enforcement of intellectual property rights worldwide.
Worldcat
The WorldCat database is the OCLC Online Union Catalog. It contains more than 43 million records describing items owned by our libraries or libraries around the world. Use it to locate materials that aren't owned by any of the Pitt libraries.