Law & Criminal Justice Databases

Primary Databases

Criminal Justice Collection
Fulltext articles in forensic science, law, criminal justice and more. This collection is also available through PowerSearch

Discovery Education
Downloadable educational videos from sources like PBS & Clearvue. See our tutorial | See login information

Ebrary eBook Collection
Our largest collection of eBooks! Get the Ebrary mobile app

Ebsco eBook Collection
Over 100,000 fulltext ebooks covering all areas. See how to download Ebsco eBooks

Films on Demand
Our premium academic video database! See our How-To Guide for this database

Government Publications
Fulltext U.S. government publications

Excellent source for scholarly fulltext articles. See our JSTOR tutorial

LexisNexis Academic
FullText journal articles, plus news, legal content, and business data. See our Lexis tutorial

Oxford Reference Online - Law
Fulltext reference books in law

Oxford Reference Online - Politics & Social Sciences
Fulltext reference books in social sciences, government

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Additional Databases

ABI/Inform Global
Our Premier Business & Finance database - includes Wall Street Journal

Cambria Press eBooks
A small collection of downloadable eBooks. See how to use these on a mobile device

Directory of Open Access Journals
A database of thousands of scholarly online journals

Encyclopedia Britannica
Information on every topic imaginable

Gale Virtual Reference Library eBooks
FullText Reference eBooks

News Bank
Explore issues and currents from news coverage that is local, international, and everywhere in-between.

World Book Encyclopedia
Fulltext reference database on every topic imaginable


Foreign Affairs
The American journal of international relations. See login information

Web Resources and Professional Organizations

"The American Dream is at the Expense of the American Negro" Debate
Video of famous debate between William F Buckley and James Baldwin at Cambridge University, October 26, 1965

Avalon Project at Yale Law School
Contains digital legal and historical documents from 17th Century - present

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
News, issues, links to contacting elected officials

Federalist Papers
Search the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Amendments
Web links organized by state

GPO Access
Government Printing Office Online

Department of the Treasury's Internal Revenue Service Online

Legal Information for Tennesseans
See where to find legal help in your local Tennessee public libraries

Liberty Library of Constitutional Classics
Works on constitutional government

National Center for State Courts
News and information about the courts

Presidential Inaugurations
Primary historical documents of our nation's history

The Constitution of the United States
Analysis of the Constitution and annotations of Supreme Court cases

THOMAS Legislative Information
Searchable archives and databases

U.S. Copyright Office
Information on copyright law

U.S. House of Representatives
Official website of the House of Representatives

U.S. Senate
Official website of the U.S. Senate

Tennessee Government
Government and community information

Wrights Law - Special Ed Caselaw
Caselaw section of the Wrights Law Special Education Law Library