Loyola University Chicago


School of Law

Library Services for Students

Requesting Books and Articles

Online Request Forms
Request books and articles that the library does not own, or open a proxy account for your faculty member.

Loyola's online catalog.  Search for books and journal titles that the law library owns.

Learn about the law library's due dates, proxy accounts, and turnaround time for book and article requests.

Used to search for and request books and other material Loyola does not own.

Non-Law Sources

Full Text Journal Database
Check to see if a non-legal journal or periodical is available through a university subscribed database.

Off Campus Access to Resources
Information about using library databases off campus.

Research by Subject
University databases organized by topic.  Great place to begin non-legal research.

Law Resources

Hein Online
Contains full text .pdf images of law journals, treaties, legal classics, and other legal materials.

Another legal periodicals index, including legal newspapers.

Lexis/Westlaw Summer Passwords
Be sure to extend your Lexis and Westlaw passwords for the summer.

Smart Books (IICLE)
Continuing education materials used primarily by practitioners.

Legislative History

Illinois General Assembly
Searchable text of Illinois legislation and debate transcripts, back to the 90th General Assembly (1997-98).

Illinois Legislative Reference Bureau
A helpful and detailed guide to researching Illinois legislative history.

Hosted by the Library Congress, useful for researching  federal legislation, including laws, bills, congressional reports, back to the 101st (1989) Congress.

International Law

Electronic Information System for International Law.  Annotated links to primary materials, authoritative web sites, and research guides.

International and Foreign Law
A library compiled bibliography of online international law resources.

Law Library of Congress
Gateway to resources for international law, including the Global Legal Information Network.

Law Library Resource Exchange (LLRX)  Articles and research guides for international/comparative law and individual countries.

NYU Law Library Guide to Foreign and International Legal Databases
Comprehensive annotated webography of international legal resources.