Article & Research Databases for Law

Use article databases to find articles, reviews, book chapters, etc.

  • AGIS Plus Text
    Based on the Australian Attorney-General's Information Service, this database provides indexing to English language legal periodicals from several countries, including many Australian and New Zealand titles. Full-text coverage is available for about one quarter of the titles, with an emphasis on Australian and New Zealand titles. All areas of law are covered.
    5 simultaneous users.
  • Canadian Bar Association
    The Canadian Bar Association represents some 36,000 lawyers, judges, notaries, law teachers, and students across Canada and provides access to a number of publications and resources through its website, some of which are restricted to members only. Its official, bilingual, scholarly journal, The Canadian Bar Review, publishes articles that deal with a wide variety of legal topics of interest to its membership. The Canadian Competition Law Review, formerly the Canadian Competition Review, is a peer-edited journal on competition law and economics in Canada.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • CanLII

    A free online resource open to anyone to use; no username or password required. Excellent source of Canadian case law and legislation.

  • HeinOnline
    HeinOnline is a comprehensive database of U.S. and international law journals, treatises, yearbooks, reports, cases, treaties, and other legal information resources. Organized into collections called “libraries,” all documents are image-based, full-text searchable PDFs. Most of HeinOnline’s libraries are searchable by citation.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • ICLR.3
    ICLR.3 is an online legal research platform that provides access to every case published by the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting for England and Wales, along with an archive of unreported case law and citator information.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Index to Canadian Legal Literature

    Canada's indispensable bibliography of secondary legal sources, the Index to Canadian Legal Literature (ICLL) is a bilingual aid to finding journal articles, monographs, government documents, etc. The journals and texts subset of ICLL is a compilation of citations to articles and other texts indexed in ICLL. Also available in Quicklaw. An excellent index to find articles on legal issues.

  • Index to Canadian Legal Literature (Book Reviews subset)
    NOTE: At the LexisNexis Quicklaw sign-in screen, click on "Register Later".

    Canada's indispensable bibliography of secondary legal sources, the Index to Canadian Legal Literature (ICLL) is a bilingual aid to finding journal articles, monographs, government documents, etc. The book reviews subset of ICLL is a compilation of citations to book review articles indexed in ICLL.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Index to Canadian Legal Literature (Journals and Texts subset)
    NOTE: At the LexisNexis Quicklaw sign-in screen, click on "Register Later".

    Canada's indispensable bibliography of secondary legal sources, the Index to Canadian Legal Literature (ICLL) is a bilingual aid to finding journal articles, monographs, government documents, etc. The journals and texts subset of ICLL is a compilation of citations to articles and other texts indexed in ICLL.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Index to Canadian Legal Periodical Literature
  • Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text
    This database indexes over 1,135 legal journals, law reviews, yearbooks, institutes, statutes, bar association publications, university publications, and government publications. It also indexes approximately 1,400 monographs per year. Full text access to over 325 select periodicals is available as far back as 1994. International coverage includes periodicals from the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective
    With approximately 540,000 records, this retrospective database indexes over 750 legal periodicals published in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand from 1908 to 1981. 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 are also covered.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • JustisOne (formerly Justis and JustCite)
    The resources previously available through Justis and JustCite are now available through JustisOne. JustisOne provides access to all UK statutes dating back to 1235. The full text of legislation, including repealed legislation, is provided as originally enacted with references to amending legislation. Legislation is formatted to resemble the original printed documents, including side notes. UK statutory instruments back to 1671 are also included. UNB's subscription includes access to the full-text of reported and unreported civil and criminal judgments from England and Wales (coverage varies). JustisOne incorporates features from JustCite, a citator service that cross-references case law and legislation from a number of jurisdictions, including Canada.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • LegalTrac
    Provides references to articles in major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals, and international (including English-language and French-language Canadian) legal journals. Also includes references to selected law-related articles from business and general interest publications.
    LegalTrac also provides access to over 100 full-text journals covering the aforementioned fields of study.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Martin's Online Criminal Code
    Searchable by offence, criminal code section, and date, Martin's Online Criminal Code includes all versions of Martin's Annual Criminal Code dating back to 1955. Most cases cited in Martin's are also provided in full text.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Quicklaw Plus
    NOTE: Users may click on the "Register Later" button at the bottom of the screen to gain immediate access, OR the "Register Now" button which will provide access to additional personal features. You must also accept the Terms and Conditions.

    LexisNexis Quicklaw offers access to primary and secondary Canadian legal sources. Coverage includes case law from courts, boards, and tribunals; statutes, regulations and bills; secondary legal materials and journals; and NetLetters with legal commentary and analysis. Plus edition includes Halsbury's Laws of England and Halsbury's Laws of Canada. To find the insurance, labour, and employment law content formerly available on CCH Online, go to the Source Directory and use the key search term L&B.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Supreme Court of Canada Cases

    Online versions of the Supreme Court of Canada cases, as hosted by the University of Montreal.

  • WorldLII International Legal Scholarship Library