Legal Research Databases
(Access restricted to Duquesne University students and faculty. ACLL users only have access to Tax Management Portfolios).
Bloomberg Law (BL)
Access is restricted to Duquesne University law students and law faculty. Click on the "Register for a Law School Account" link to create your account. If you have questions, please ask a DCLI librarian.
CCH Library - Intelliconnect
CCH's Intelliconnect platform provides access to the following libraries:
Access is restricted to Duquesne University students and faculty - from a DCLI computer
To access CCH Intelliconnect you must first create a login account:
Courtroom View Network (CVN Law School)
CVN Law School features:
- AudioCaseFiles - downloadable MP3 files of judicial opinions
- CVN - watch real courtroom video
- Video Training Library - video highlights with expert analysis to learn more about certain stages of a trial or a specific trial skill
CVN is available to DU Law School students and faculty only. To access: users must create a CVN account using their Duquesne email address.
HeinOnline provides a number of search and browse features for over two hundred law reviews and the Federal Register, providing the exact page image of legal journals. Journal holdings typically begin from a journal's inception to its most current volume. ACLL users are limited to in library access. List of Subscribed Libraries
SOLCAT by title.
Note: When you are finished searching, please logout as there are a limited number of simultaneous users permitted.
Lexis Congressional - Please see Proquest Congressional
Palawlibrary.com - Please see SmartLitigator
RIA Checkpoint is a source for tax and accounting research products. It combines popular RIA and WG&L titles into an integrated online service. Researchers have access to U.S. Tax Reporter, Federal Tax Coordinator 2d, RIA Citator 2d, and a variety of other additional titles.
Access restricted to Duquesne University users.
NOTE: If you see an error concerning a security certificate, please click the "Continue to this website" link (Internet Explorer) or the "I understand the risks" link (Firefox) to continue to the resource. If you prefer, you can use this non-proxied link on any DCLI computer.
SmartLitigator (formerly Palawlibrary.com)
SmartLitigator provides access to several key Pennsylvania legal research sources. Coverage includes Pennsylvania District & County Reports (1977-present), selected Pennsylvania county opinions not published in the D&C, Pennsylvania Law Weekly: Digests of Recent Opinions (1994-present), Philadelphia City Solicitor opinions, and Pennsylvania court rules.
In library use only. For easiest access, please use a DCLI library computer. DCLI laptop users and ACLL patrons, please ask at the Circulation Desk for login/password.
Tax Analysts is a current awareness tool for tax news. Coverage includes federal, state and international tax issues. The archives can also be searched by jurisdiction and code section. Additional research tools provided under the Worldwide Tax Treaties category include: a treaty comparison tool; withholding rate tables; in-force, pending, and terminated treaties; OECD model conventions, and various U.S. legislative history documents. Access is limited to the Duquesne University Community.
WestLaw is a full-text legal information retrieval system. Full access is restricted to Duquesne University Law Students. Allegheny County Law Library access is limited to: PENNSYLVANIA court cases, statutes (Legislative materials) and administrative materials, Pennsylvania law journals and law reviews, and certain Pennsylvania secondary materials, as well as FEDERAL court cases (U.S. Supreme Court and PA Federal Cases) and statutory (congressional) materials. ACLL access also includes KEYCITE for the entire database.