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Subscription Databases


Most subscription content can be accessed from anywhere. Use the name and barcode number (for students, make sure you do not use your C number) from your Florida Coastal ID to log in from off-campus. For Faculty, contact a Reference Librarian if you need your access information. Exceptions and specific access instructions regarding specific databases are noted in red.



Introducing Bloomberg Law, a Subscription Resource. All BNA Publications are available through Bloomberg Law, including the Core Subscription Resources listed below.

In addition to the resources listed here, Bloomberg Law account holders have access to the entire Bloomberg Premier Collection.

Directions on how to set up an account with Bloomberg Law are here.

Criminal Law Reporter

Antitrust and Trade Regulation Resource Center

Environmental Reporter

Family Law Reporter

Labor and Employment Law Resource Center

ABA/BNA Lawyers’ Manual on Professional Conduct

Securities Regulation and Law Report

The United States Law Week

CALI (Computer Assisted Legal Instruction)
Requires registration through SharePoint.

Computer-mediated legal instruction (interactive lessons for most law school courses and great for exam preparation)


A legal research system providing access to a comprehensive 50-state and federal case law database. Select statutes, regulations, and administrative materials also available. Access to Fastcase is provided to Florida Bar members as a benefit of membership. Take the opportunity now to become familiar with it!


OCLC FirstSearch provides access to over 70 databases which can be searched to find books, articles, and other materials; great for researching non-legal subjects.

Florida Law Weekly

The Florida Law Weekly reports full text of the opinions of the Supreme Court of Florida and Florida's five district courts of appeal within days of filing – most Supreme Court decisions are published the day after filing, and District Court opinions are published within 7-10 days of filing. Via the website, services include:

  • §  Searching published opinions, back to January, 1995
  • §  Previewing opinions to be published in the next issue
  • §  Browsing subject matter indexes, with links to opinions
  • §  Viewing highlights of recently released Florida Supreme Court opinions

Access to the Florida Law Weekly online is a subscription service available to students and faculty of Florida Coastal School of Law only.


Foreign Law Guide

Provides relevant information on sources of foreign law, including complete bibliographic citations to legislation, the existence of English translations whenever possible, indications of currentness of the legal materials listed and selected references to secondary sources in English.

Hein Online

Searchable database of full-text legal journals; treaties and agreements; federal legislative histories; U.S. Statutes at Large; Federal Register; European Center for Minority Issues; Legal Classics; Phillip C. Jessup Library; U.S. Attorney General Opinions; U.S. Presidential Library; U.S. Supreme Court Library

Making of Modern Law Digital Archive

Full text searching of over 21,000 works from casebooks, form books, practice manuals, speeches, and more. Click here to see a list of titles included.

Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

Covers legal history from ancient to modern times. Approximately 1000 articles explore the traditions of Ancient Greek Law, Ancient Roman Law, Medieval Roman Law, Chinese Law, English Common Law, Islamic Law, United States Law, and the laws of such other regions as Africa, Latin America, and South Asia. Major categories of law explained in detail include private law (contract, tort, civil procedure), public law (statutory, criminal, etc.), and higher or constitutional law.

Oxford Scholarship Online - Law Collection

The Law collection of Oxford Scholarship Online includes over 855 titles on a wide variety of international legal topics.


A multidisciplinary research source. Includes a collection of over 38000 scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, newspapers, transcripts, and more. Click here to search some of the titles included.

ProQuest Congressional

Comprehensive online resource available for congressional publications and legislative research (includes legislative history, bills, hearings (1824-2003), US Serial Set (1789-1969, Congressional Hearings Digital Collection, and the Congressional Research Digital Collection). Click herefor a helpful LibGuide on ProQuest Congressional.

ProQuest eLibrary

Over 2.500 full-text magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers. and multimedia sources covering thousands of interdisciplinary topics. Reference sources include dictionaries, thesauruses, encyclopedias, almanacs and atlases, as well as specific reference works covering Albert Einstein through World Political Leaders.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Legal Research Network (LRN)

Contains abstracts of over 149,500 scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers and an electronic paper collection currently containing over 118,500 downloadable full text documents. Coverage currently includes law, economics, and entrepreneurship collections.

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Economics Research Network (ERN)

Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Entrepreneurship Research & Policy Network (ERPN)

Supreme Court Records and Briefs Digital Archive

Court documents from 1832-1978, covering more than 100,000 Supreme Court cases.

Westlaw, LexisNexis and Bloomberg Law require individual passwords. Contact the database Help Desk if you have forgotten your password.


 Online Legal Database
 Online Legal Database
Online Legal Database