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Periodicals and Periodical Indexes


Current Index to Legal Periodicals (CILP): provides timely topical access to approximately 650 legal publications under more than 100 subject headings. Complete tables of contents from all journals indexed and Bluebook citations are included. Users can create individual SmartCILP profiles to receive customized alerts by subject/topic via email. See the video on the HeinOnline CILP libguides page to learn how to create a SmartCILP profile (must use your email address)

Legal Trac: provides indexing for more than 1,500 major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty publications, bar journals, and international legal journals. Includes over 250 titles in full text.

Index to Legal Periodicals and Books Retrospective: indexes articles from 1918 to 1982. Where available, ILP will link to full text articles.

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals: a subject index to select international and comparative law periodicals and collectios of essays.Links to full text within Hein Online where available.

SSRN: Legal Scholarship Network:This service publishes email abstracting journals of working papers and articles accepted for publication. LSN also publishes weekly Professional Announcements that include announcements of professional meetings, calls for papers, and Professional Job Lists. Downloads available for tens of thousands of full text papers.


Full Text Databases

Law Journal Library (HeinOnline): Image and text-based access to law journals. HeinOnline provide comprehensive coverage from the inception of each publication.

ABA Law Journal Library (HeinOnline): This library digitizes ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals, along with 45 periodicals previously only available to ABA section members. It provides access to current volumes of included periodicals and covers all subject areas of American law.

Bar Journal Library (HeinOnline): Image and text-based access to bar journals from across the United States. HeinOnline provide comprehensive coverage from the inception of each publication.

Access to our databases
These electronic indexes and databases are available to all users in the Washburn School of Law Library. Access outside of the law school building (remote access) is available to Washburn faculty and students. A Washburn email and password are required for access. Some resources require a faculty/student password, as indicated. Exceptions are noted for specific databases.