Online Databases

Database Quick Links


Already know which databases you need?  Use these Quick Links to access the databases or scroll down to learn more about what they do. See the database user guides to learn how to search. 

These databases are available on the public PCs within the library.  You must have an Adams-Pratt Oakland County Law Library card to log in from your home, office or mobile device. 

Legal Databases

EBSCO Legal Information Reference Center

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Legal Information Reference Center is a database designed to help the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive, full-text access to popular “everyday law” reference books and NOLO publications, plus thousands of downloadable federal and state legal forms. 

     EBSCO Database User Guides

This database is available on the public PCs within the library. This is a MeL eResource .  Michigan residents may also access this product from their homes, offices and mobile devices.


EBSCO Legal Source

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EBSCO Legal Source is a scholarly database of full-text articles on current issues, studies and  trends in law and criminal justice.  Database content is useful for attorneys, paralegals, educators, college students, and others involved with these two fields. 

      EBSCO Database User Guides

This database is available on the public PCs within the library. This is a MeL eResource .  Michigan residents may also access this product from their homes, offices and mobile devices.


West Academic

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Specially designed for both the legal practitioner and layperson alike, West Academic Reference Collection provides full-text access to the Nutshell Series introducing over 150 areas of the law, plus the Hornbook & Concise Hornbook Series of authoritative starting points for legal research.

      West Academic Database User Guide

You must have an Adams-Pratt Oakland County Law Library card to use this product from your home, office or mobile device.  This database is also available on the public PCs within the library.


HeinOnline

The Law Library's subscription to HeinOnline expired at the end of July, 2019 and it is no longer available.


Westlaw

Westlaw provides access to comprehensive, full-text content from state and federal case law, state and federal statutes, administrative codes, law journals, treatises, and legal forms. Westlaw is available on the public PCs within the Library; please ask at the Information Desk.

      Westlaw Database User Guides