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Lexis-Nexis: Legal
Full text database that includes access to legal news and law reviews; federal and state case law, including Shepard’s Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789; federal and state codes, federal regulations and tax law; international legal materials; patent research; and career information.

WestLaw Campus
Full text database combining analytical and primary sources for a more complete understanding of the issues being studied. Includes such analytical products as American Jurisprudence, 2d; American Law Reports; and over 800 law reviews and journals. Primary law sources include the United States Code Annotated; all federal and state cases including Supreme Court cases; the Code of Federal Regulations; the Federal Register; European Union law, and more.

Criminal Justice Abstracts
The database contains
summaries of books, journal articles, and reports on wide range of criminal justice topics. (This database does not contain full-text material.)

Military & Government Collection
Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and pamphlets. Provides indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles, 300 of which are full text. Also provides the full text of over 240 pamphlets.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Provides nearly 575 full text publications, including 550 peer-reviewed journals and many indexed and abstracted references to articles. Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO. Coverage: 1965 (some titles) – Present.

Academic OneFile
Multi-disciplinary database containing mostly peer-reviewed, scholarly articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Over 8,000 academic journal titles are included with extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and many other subjects. Also includes hundreds of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and CBC, as well as full text New York Times content back to 1995. Coverage 1964 (selected titles) – present.

 

Academic Search Premier
One of the largest academic multi-disciplinary databases, providing indexing and abstracting for over 8,000 periodicals. Full text is provided for more than 4,650 of these titles with over 3,590 of these being peer-reviewed, scholarly journals. Searchable, cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles. Coverage: 1975 (over 100 journals) – present.  Click here for help for this database with an online tutorial.

Expanded Academic ASAP
A multi-disciplinary database providing indexing and a number of abstracts for 3,390 journals/periodicals with full text for 2,089 of these titles. Coverage includes articles in the social sciences, humanities, science and technology; national news periodicals; general interest magazines; and the New York Times newspaper (indexed only). Includes many scholarly/academic journal articles. Coverage: 1980 – present.

 

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Full text database providing 23 subject specific dictionaries, encyclopedias and general reference books as well as the online version of the Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary. Subjects include contemporary fashion, poets and novelists, film, alternative medicine, popular culture, small business and more. Includes two children’s visual reference books on the U.S. and the world.

General OneFile
This multidisciplinary mega database includes access to articles in nearly 10,200 titles, 6,000 of which offer full text of their contents. More than 3,000 scholarly journals are included in this count as well as 121 newswire services and five newspaper indexes. General interest and news magazines; academic journals, business and technology publications, law journals, health care periodicals, newspapers and newswire services are all made accessible through this OneFile. Coverage: 1980 – present.

General Reference Center Gold
Find articles from this general interest database that are in magazines, newspapers and news services, and reference books, many with full text and images. Find the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. Coverage: 1980 – present.

Newsbank
Full text database with coverage of the following:
Cape Cod Times (11/1/1998 – Present)
Also provides full text coverage of 27 of America’s News Magazines on U.S. and international news, business, lifestyle, entertainment, sports, and science and technology from familiar magazines.

Newspaper Source
Provides full text coverage of the following national (U.S.) newspapers:
Christian Science Monitor, The (01/03/95 – Present)
USA Today (02/01/02 – Present)
Washington Post, The (01/01/03 – Present)
Wall Street Journal (01/03/95 to Present)
Newspaper Source also contains selected full text for 260 regional U.S. newspapers; 26 international newspapers; 19 newswires and newspaper columns; and 35 TV and radio news transcripts.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Full text database providing essays from books, magazine and news articles, statistics, primary documents, and Web sites present diverse views on many issues. Also a great source of ideas for research papers.

ProQuest Newspapers
Provides full text coverage for the following newspapers:
Historical Boston Globe (1872 – 1923)
Historical New York Times (1851 – 2003)
Boston Globe; Boston, Mass. (1980 – current)
Boston Herald; Boston, Mass. (1991 – current)  
New York Times; Late Edition (East Coast) (1980 – current)   
The Patriot Ledger; Quincy, Mass. (1991 – current)
The Providence Journal; Providence, R.I. (1983 – current)   
The Sun; Lowell, Mass. (2004 – current)
Telegram & Gazette; Worcester, Mass. (1989 – current) 
Wall Street Journal; Eastern edition (1984 – current)

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
Provides nearly 575 full text publications, including 550 peer-reviewed journals and many indexed and abstracted references to articles. Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection covers topics such as emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods. Nearly every full text title included in this database is indexed in PsycINFO. Coverage: 1965 (some titles) – Present.

Regional Business News
Full text database providing comprehensive coverage of regional business publications. Updated daily, it Includes 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

From the Boston Public Library
Click above to find out how you can access the resources available from the Boston Public Library.  Once you have your BPL library card, click below to gain access to the articles available in the databases.  This will take you directly to the page for Law.

History Search
The databases available from the Boston Public Library are listed on this page by subject, and include access to images and periodical indexes.

Other Resources
Listed below are other resources that may be of use to your searching needs.  If at any time you need assistance with your research, please contact a reference librarian by using our Ask a Librarian form, or by calling the reference desk at 508.678.2811 ext. 2108.

Google Scholar (Coverage Varies)
Multi-disciplinary index to peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and other scholarly literature. Includes the full-text of publications freely available on the web and citations for materials published by commercial publishers. Stronger coverage in the sciences. Results are ranked by Google's determination of relevance.