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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.


BNA provides news, analysis, and legal and regulatory developments for the areas of antitrust and trade regulation, criminal law, environmental law, family law, labor and employment law, and securities regulation. Access to US Law Week is also available. Take a Quick Tour for a review of BNA features.
Print out the Quick Reference Card for handy reference.
Sign up for a brief instructor-led Webinar. The Webinar will walk you through all the key new features.
Click here for a web page with links to user’s guides, citation tips, research tips, and other useful material.
This is a subscription service available to students and faculty of Florida Coastal only. Use of this product is controlled by the BNA license agreement (terms of use page) and is subject to copyright and other laws protecting proprietary rights.
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)



The IntelliConnect Platform gives access to extensive resources, including:

CCH Tax Library

Extensive tax resource, providing information on federal, international, state, and local taxation, financial and estate planning, wealth management, pensions and payroll, and tax tools (calculators, practice aids, tables, and quick-answer charts).

Comprehensive coverage of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, its regulations and enforcement activity, along with related laws, cases, case annotations, and legislative history documents bolstered by expert explanations from partners at Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP.


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.
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 GuideThis work endeavors to provide the lawyer or legal researcher with 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, finally, selected references to secondary sources in English.
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
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.
National Consumer Law CenterThis website is a companion site to the National Consumer Law books in the library collection. The website provides forms, statutes, regulations, and other content on consumer law, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Fair Debt Collection Act, material on student loans, bankruptcy, and other consumer law related subjects.
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.
The Law collection of Oxford Scholarship Online includes over 855 titles on a wide variety of international legal topics.
ProQuestA 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 (Formerly LexisNexis 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 here for a helpful LibGuide on ProQuest Congressional.
ProQuest eLibraryOver 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.
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.
Court documents from 1832-1978, covering more than 100,000 Supreme Court cases.


Westlaw and LexisNexis require individual passwords. Contact a Reference Librarian if you have forgotten your password.


 Online Legal Database
 Online Legal Database
Suite of tools for case analysis, timeline graphing, transcript summaries, and outlining available to the Florida Coastal faculty, staff and students. Log in to LexisNexis to download software.