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Database List

Select the best database for your research topic.

List of Databases for Legal Topics

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EBSCO's Databases

A good place to start your research, as this collection of databases cover (almost) all topics. Very powerful search interface, but works just fine with simple searches.  Need help searching EBSCO's Databases?

Westlaw

This comprehensive database of legal materials includes federal and state statutes, codes, regulations, and case law materials.  It is used by lawyers around the country.  Need help searching Westlaw?

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HeinOnline Academic

This database provides access to articles from legal journals, case law, and congressional documents. It is a great resource if you are doing legal research.  Need help searching HeinOnline?

Sage Video

Search for videos in the areas of criminology and criminal justice.  Need help searching Sage Video?

Not finding what you need?  Access other databases for legal research.

Law Playbooks

The library creates "playbooks" for research.  In sports, teams have playbooks that help them win the game. At PVCC, the library has playbooks that help you "win" at research.  Check them out:

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