Research Tools & Resources

Research resources at the Law Library encompass our reference librarians, our collections, and of course our databases and other online systems.

Access our:

Affordable Course Materials
Information on affordable course materials for faculty.

Career Guides
Librarian-authored guides to choosing a career in an area of practice.

Every law database we subscribe to.  See the list of non-law databases (↪) from William & Mary Libraries for resources from all other disciplines.

Exams & Study Aids
Past exams, study guides, and more!

Legal Practice Handouts
These handouts summarize the legal research techniques you learned in your Legal Practice classes.

Legal Reference Sources
Selected legal encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, and more.

Information on individual digital subscriptions to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post as well as database access to digitized versions of select newspapers.

Research Guides
How to research particular legal topics.

Research Resources for Visitors

Links to Westlaw Patron Access and Nexis Uni, guides to performing basic legal research, and more.