Legal Periodical Indexes

The following databases are valuable resources for searching legal journals, legal newspapers, and other legal publications for articles.  The databases provide citations, abstracts, and selected full text of articles.  

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Periodical Indexes

Legal Source

A full text database of nearly 900 legal journals as well as indexing of legal journals, yearbooks, bar association publications, and law reviews. For search results that do not contain full text, use the UConn Law Links to see if the material is available elsewhere in the library's collection.

Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective: 1908-1981
This retrospective database indexes over 750 legal periodicals published in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Also provided are more than 530,000 records, including book reviews and case citations.

LegalTrac
Index and selected full text of articles from major law reviews, bar journals, legal newspapers, and other legal publications, with coverage from 1980 to the present.

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
Multilingual index to articles and book reviews appearing in approximately 520 legal journals published worldwide, with coverage from 1985 to the present. Covers public and private international law, comparative and foreign law, and the law of all jurisdictions other than the U.S., the U.K., Canada, and Australia. IFLP also analyzes the contents of approximately 80 individually published collections of legal essays, Festschriften, Melanges, and congress reports each year.

Pooles Index to Legal Periodical Literature
Index to legal articles from over 900 legal and general periodicals, with coverage from 1786 to 1922. You must select "Index to Legal Periodical Literature" from the dropdown menu of periodical indexes.

Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP)
Weekly topical arrangement of newly published legal periodical articles, with coverage from 1999 to present.