Active Full-Text, Non-Open Access Journal Retail Value (USD)
Legal Source: $139,739.35
Index to Legal Periodicals & Books Full Text: $23,926.60
Legal Collection: $46,630.23

Legal Source stands as the flagship database for legal research with 960 active full-text law journals with a retail value of $139,739.35. Legal Source is the definitive resource for keeping up to date with current legal issues, studies, thoughts, and trends. It serves as an invaluable tool for attorneys, educators, business professionals, law librarians, students, paralegals, and all individuals engaged with the intricacies of the law.

Strengthen Exposure to Open Access Journals

Legal Source includes rigorous curation and indexing of open access (OA) journals, which has resulted in a growing collection of 673 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.  

NOTE: EBSCOhost databases and EBSCO Discovery Service generate a lot more referrals for DOAJ than any other online platform.

Unique Full-Text Journals

Legal Source includes 650 active full-text journals not available in any version of Academic Search.

Full-Text Law Reviews

In addition to full-text journals, Legal Source includes 373 full-text law reviews.

Searchable Cited References

Legal Source includes 243 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. 

EBSCO believes in breaking down barriers to information through Enhanced Subject Precision (ESP) mapping, bridging the gap between content and end users through inclusion of natural languages.

EBSCO databases support all learning types through textual and visual subject browse and information literacy training through subject access points in more than 30 languages. Watch video to learn more.

Legal Source includes 1,282 active indexed and abstracted journals. 1,163 of them are peer-reviewed. 

Subjects Include

  • Administrative law
  • Antitrust law
  • Banking
  • 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
  • Probate
  • Securities
  • Sports and entertainment law
  • Tax law
  • Trade regulation