Duquesne University School of Law

Research Databases (DCLI)

QuickSearch - the Library Catalog

QuickSearch (formerly known as Encore) provides access to the print and electronic holdings of the Duquesne Center for Legal Information (DCLI), Allegheny County Law Library (ACLL), and Duquesne University Gumberg Library.  If you prefer, the Classic Catalog is still available.

Bloomberg BNA Academic Complete

Access restricted to Duquesne University students and faculty

Bloomberg Law (BLAW)

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 - Intelliconnect

Access is restricted to Duquesne University students and faculty. Create a Intelliconnect account.

CCH's Intelliconnect platform provides access to the following libraries:

Antitrust & Trade Regulation      
Business & Finance
Corporate Governance
Corporation Law
Federal Securities
Health & Human Resources (TotalConnect)
Healthlaw & Compliance
Labor E-Library

ebrary (ebooks)

ebrary provides access to almost 2500 ebooks with more coming soon! All titles are cataloged in the QuickSearch (the library catalog) for easy retrieval. Access limited to Duquesne University community. 

eCode360 (Municipal Codes)

Free access to select local municipal codes is available via eCode360 by General Code. 

Environment & Energy Daily and Greenwire (E&E Publications)

E&E is a suite of five daily, online publications (E&E Daily, Greenwire, EnergyWire, ClimateWire, and E&E News PM) that cover energy and environmental policy issues. Also included is E&E TV which features video webcasts with energy and environmental policy leaders. Access limited to DU Law School users.

Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice is an online periodical published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publishers.  Please access via a DCLI library computer. (Laptop and remote access are not currently available.)



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. Access is restricted to Duquesne University students and faculty. List of Subscribed Libraries


Law360 is a news database for 42 practice areas of law, including Pennsylvania.  Access is restricted to Duquesne University School of Law students and faculty. Available remotely as of 6/2016.

The Legal Directory

The Legal Directory is a directory of attorneys and law firms in Philadelphia as well as Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties. Please ask at the DCLI Circulation Desk for the username and password.

Legal Scholarship Network (SSRN)

LSN provides a wide selection of abstracts from journals, working papers, and articles accepted for publication as well as selected full-text papers and articles. It is searchable by using author, keyword, journal or topic. School of Law faculty members, please contact a librarian for assistance when subscribing to SSRN eJournals.


LegalTrac offers indexing for over 800 major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty law publications, bar association journals and thousands of law-related articles from general interest publications. Access limited to DU School of Law faculty and students.

Note: When you are finished searching, please logout as there are a limited number of simultaneous users permitted.

Lexis Advance

Lexis Advance is a full-text legal information retrieval system. Full access is restricted to Duquesne University School of Law students and aculty.

Making of Modern Law

Making of Modern Law is a comprehensive full-text collection of over 21,000 legal works published during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Access limited to DU School of Law faculty and students.

Pennsylvania Legislative Services. Capitol Toolbox

In-depth coverage of Pennsylvania legislative, regulatory and executive actions. Includes bill tracking, current Pennsylvania House and Senate calendars, voting records, and other current awareness services. Please ask at the Circulation Desk for login/password. Access is restricted to Duquesne University students.

Proquest Legislative Insight

The Legislative Insight Collection provides access to CIS Legislative Histories and all of the supporting primary sources. Full-text publication types associated with a legislative history include the Public Law text, all versions of enacted and related bills, Congressional Record excerpts, and committee hearings, reports, and documents. All of these publication types can be used in court to determine the intent of Congress in enacting legislation in cases where the statutory language is ambiguous. Other full-text publication types are included in our legislative histories to provide users with background material are committee prints, CRS reports, and miscellaneous congressional publications. Presidential signing statements are also included. (Publisher summary) Available on-campus only.  If requested, select the "Duquesne University" option from the drop-down.

RIA Checkpoint

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. Please contact Amy Lovell (lovell@duq.edu) if you wish to create an individual RIA Checkpoint account.

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Westlaw is a full-text legal information retrieval system. Full access is restricted to Duquesne University School of Law students and faculty.