Providing indexing and full-text coverage of the most respected scholarly law journals, Legal Source is the authoritative database for current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world. It is an excellent resource for attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, paralegals and others involved with the law.
Strengthen Exposure to Open Access Journals
Legal Source includes rigorous curation of open access (OA) journals, which has resulted in a growing collection of 547 global OA journals. Once validated and certified for inclusion, these OA journals are treated with high-quality subject indexing and sophisticated, precise/accurate full-text linking.
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Unique Full-Text Journals
Legal Source includes 256 active, full-text non-open access journals not available in any version of Academic Search.
Full-Text Law Reviews
In addition to full-text journals, Legal Source includes 358 full-text law reviews.
Searchable Cited References
Legal Source includes 245 journals with searchable cited references.
The Highest Quality Subject Indexing
EBSCO has the premier and most highly regarded scholarly vocabularies curated by subject matter experts, covering all disciplines and major publishers.
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Legal Source includes 1,200 active indexed and abstracted journals. 1,042 of them are peer-reviewed.
- Administrative law
- Antitrust law
- Business law
- Constitutional law
- Criminal law
- Domestic relations
- Estate planning
- Family law
- Food, drug and cosmetic law
- Insurance law
- Intellectual property law
- Internet and information science law
- Landlord/tenant law
- Legal librarianship
- Multinational corporations
- Non-profit corporations
- Patent and trademark
- Sports and entertainment law
- Tax law
- Trade regulation