Select a tab above to get help on how to best conduct a search in one of the library's legal databases.
Some databases provide full-text display of articles while others only provide citations to, or abstracts of, articles. A complete list of all databases available at Widener is found at:
* These databases may be accessed off-campus. You will need the number printed above the barcode on the back of your Widener ID.
A to Z Electronic Journal List
A searchable list of every online journal, periodical, newspaper or other database available through the Widener libraries
Scholarly, business, health and other journals. Also includes newspapers and general magazines.
Includes ArticleFirstand ECO, indexes to general, non-legal periodicals. Indexes only, no full-text.
Fulltext Sources Online
An index that helps you locate online journals. See Reference Librarian for password.
Full-text legal journals in PDF format. Usually covers each journal back to the first volume. Also includes: European Center for Minority Issues, Federal Register Library, Code of Federal Regulations, Legal Classics, Philip C. Jessup Library, Session Laws, Treaties and Agreements Library, U.S. Attorney General Opinions, U.S. Federal Legislative History Library, U.S. Presidential Library, U.S. Statutes at Large, U.S. Supreme Court Library.
Law Library Microform Consortium
Older federal executive, judicial and legislative documents available online.
Click "Choose" under Search to begin searching.
Case law, statutes, court rules and treatises.
General magazines and periodicals online. Including historical New York Times and Wall Street Journal.
Contact a reference librarian at the Legal Information Center:
In-Person at the Reference Desk.
By phone in Wilmington: 302-477-2114
By phone in Harrisburg: 717-541-3933