Law School Research Databases

These databases have been licensed for Suffolk Law School student, faculty, and staff use only. Some require passwords and can only be used in the law library; see the legal research librarian on duty for assistance. Most others can be accessed from any computer in Sargent Hall or off-campus (after authentication). If you need assistance, please call (617) 573-8516.

Academic OneFile

AVON (Academic Video Online)

Boston Business Journal
Register for a BBJ account using your Suffolk email address (current students, faculty, and staff)

CALI Lessons
Current students can get the authorization code to create their own CALI accounts by contacting [email protected] or visiting the LAW-STU-CLASS-Law School Community page on Blackboard and click the Content link on the left-hand side to find the CALI code.

Chronicle of Higher Education

Congressional (ProQuest)

Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP)


Environmental Law Reporter*


Films on Demand

Foreign Law Guide


Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

Index To Legal Periodicals (1981-present)

Index To Legal Periodicals, Retrospective (1908-1981)

Investor-State Law Guide

JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association


Kanopy (streaming video)
Access is limited. Please contact reference librarian for assistance.


Legislative Insight

Lexis +
Current law students, faculty, and staff

LLMC Digital

MCLE OnlinePass

Massachusetts Criminal Practice

Mass. Lawyers Weekly

Mass. Prosecutor's Guide

National Law Journal
In-library use only. Please see reference librarian for assistance.

New York Times

OECD iLibrary

Oxford English Dictionary (OED)

Oxford Journals Online

Oxford Scholarship Online: Law Collection

Practical Law Company
Current students, faculty, and staff only.

Project Syndicate

ProQuest Databases

ProView (Thomson Reuters)

RIA Checkpoint

Social Law Library Databases

State House News Service

Transnational Dispute Management

United Nations Treaty Collection

Wall Street Journal
Register for a WSJ account using your Suffolk email address (current students, faculty, and staff)

Washington Post

West Academic Study Aids

Westlaw China (discontinued)

Westlaw Precision
Current law students, faculty, and staff

Westlaw for Recent Grads

Westlaw Alumni Terminal
In-library use only.

Wiley Online Library