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Law Library Services for D.C. and Los Angeles Program Students

The Law Library can help you have a successful externship.This guide will outline all the services available to you. We have ample online resources as well as a document delivery service if you need something scanned and emailed to you from our collection

Online Resources for Your Externship

You will be required to provide your ASURITE login and password to access these resources.

ProQuest Congressional
Provides U.S. legislative information: hearings; committee reports; bills, bill tracking; Congressional Indexes; Congressional Record; Federal Register; Code of Federal Regulations; U.S. Code; Public laws; National Journal, Congress Daily, & member info.  Coverage: 1789-Present

HeinOnline is the world's largest image-based legal research database. All content within HeinOnline is image-based in PDF format.and fully searchable, HeinOnline includes such collections as: law reviews and journals; historical volumes of federal documents like the Federal Register; classic legal texts from the 17th through early 20th centuries; U.S. treaties; Supreme Court cases as they appear in U.S. Reports; and Attorney General opinions. HeinOnline's Law Journal Library offers access to pre-1980 legal-periodical scholarship that is not available on LexisNexis or Westlaw as well as recent volumes.
ILP Retro 
Retrospective database indexes over 750 legal periodicals published in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. 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.  Coverage: 1908-1981
CQ Library  
Created and hosted by CQ Press, the CQ Press Electronic Library (CQEL) is an excellent resource for research in American government, politics, history, public policy, and current affairs.