With a UMBID and password, 24/7 remote access is available to many of the Law Library’s online databases. Instructions are available here.
Other Databases for Journal Articles
Databases for PDFs
PDF documents are available online from various web sites and electronic databases. PDFs are not always available and you may need to try several sources. Find the Law Library’s electronic databases such as HeinOnline, ProQuest, and LLMC at: www.law.umaryland.edu/marshall > Databases
1. Research Port: e-Journal Finder > E-Journals Search Titles
PDFs of articles, and books in the public domain (pre 1923). Often also provides digital scans of selected pages from books under copyright.
Online repository of U.S. government documents. Provides authenticated PDFs of public laws, the CFR, Federal Register, Congressional Record, bills, congressional reports and hearings, U.S.Code, etc.
PDFs of law journals, Federal Register, CFR, Statutes at Large, Congressional Record, presidential papers, U.S.C., treaties, yearbooks, federal agency materials, state session laws, etc.
PDFs of House and Senate Documents, Reports, Prints, & Hearings. Also provides PDFs of CRS Reports, GAO Reports, and CBO Reports.
PDFs of court decisions in the West National Reporter System, party briefs, and selected legislative history documents
Terms and Connectors Searching
Terms and connectors (otherwise known as Boolean commands or search operators) can help you create better searches in Westlaw, Lexis, and other databases. This presentation shows you why they are helpful and how to use them.