College of Law

LaValley Law Library


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LaValley Law Library

Office Address:

Law Center
1825 W. Rocket Dr., 3rd Floor
Mailing Address:
2801 W. Bancroft, MS 507
Toledo, OH 43606


Legal Research Links

Many of these databases are limited to College of Law use only, and require a Rocket number.
Beginning August 11, 2015 you will also need to create a PIN to go along with your Rocket ID.

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.

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)

WestlawNext (must have your own Westlaw ID)

Fastcase (law school IP access only)

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.

CCH IntelliConnect 
     Law Center Computer Access     Wireless or Off-Campus Access
Includes tax, business, finance, human resources, and health care materials.

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 (1789-1969, and 1969 forward)
Federal legislative history and many full text documents.

ProQuest Congressional Digital Serial Set (1789-1969)
Selected federal legislative 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: 8/26/15