College of Law

Legal Research Links

Many of these databases are limited to College of Law use only, and require a Rocket number.

Library Map and Directory (PDF)

Our New Acquisitions List includes books and any other items recently added to the Law Library's collection.

The Index to Legal Periodicals indexes law reviews and law journals from 1907 to the present.  
Some are available in full text; for others you will have to go to HeinOnline or to a printed edition.

LegalTrac provides indexing for more than 1,500 major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty publications, Bar Association journals and international legal journals, including more than 250 titles in full text.

How to Find Legal Periodicals in the LaValley Law Library (PDF)

Full text coverage of hundreds of law journals from Volume 1 forward.

Lexis Advance (must have your own Lexis ID)

Westlaw (must have your own Westlaw ID)

Fastcase (law school IP access only)

Toledo Legal News  Established in 1894, this daily newspaper is the designated law journal for the federal, county and city courts in Toledo and Lucas County.

CALI, the Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction, has over 900 interactive law school tutorials.
Please see a librarian for the CALI password.

Bureau of National Affairs (Bloomberg BNA)
     Alphabetical Listing      Subject Listing
Electronic versions of BNA looseleaf treatises and more.  The BNA content is gradually moving to the Bloomberg platform, so if you are a UT law student/faculty/staff member we recommend you register for a law school Bloomberg account here

Cheetah from Wolters Kluwer, formerly known as CCH IntelliConnect 
     Law Center or On-Campus Wireless Access     Off-Campus Access (you may get a security warning, but it's OK to proceed)
Includes tax, business, finance, human resources, and health care materials.

LawMemo, a labor and employment law publisher, has served the legal community since 1999.  A team of writers, editors, and researchers provide labor and employment appellate law updates from all jurisdictions including the DC Circuit and the US Supreme Court.  Regular updates, custom alerts, and a database of over 20,000 employment and labor law cases are available. Get your password here.

LLMC-Digital is the online service from LLMC (the Law Library Microform Consortium), a non-profit cooperative of libraries dedicated to the twin goals of preserving legal titles and government documents, while making copies inexpensively available digitally.

ProQuest Congressional (1789-present, law school access)
and ProQuest Congressional Digital Serial Set (1789-1969) (wireless, off campus and remote access)
Federal legislative history and many full text documents beginning with the First Congress.

Hannah Capitol Connection
"The unmatched leader of [Ohio] Statehouse News, Information & Research since 1986."

Westlaw China
is an online China law database from Thomson Reuters.  It is not part of our regular Westlaw subscription and must be accessed through this link.

A state-funded consortium of Ohio university and college libraries and the State Library of Ohio. Students, faculty members, and staff members affiliated with OhioLINK institutions can request books online, view journal articles online, search authoritative databases, and make use of other OhioLINK services that enhance research and education.

OhioLINK Databases
Research databases on various subjects, provided by OhioLINK and by The University of Toledo.

Government Documents

Local Court Rules

General Law Sites

Federal Government Sites

Ohio Law Sites

State Legislative History Research Guides on the Web

Forms, Search Engines, and Miscellaneous Sites

Faculty & Staff Research Links


Last Updated: 8/21/19