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Global Health Law Research: Databases

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The Loyola Law Library and the Loyola Libraries system subscribe to a number of commercial databases that offer coverage related to international public health. These databases are listed below, and at right.  Loyola users will need to submit their user IDs and passwords to gain access to these resources from off campus.

For free WWW databases related to global health law research, see under the "WWW Resources" tab.

Dissertations & Theses

Often overlooked by academic legal researchers, dissertations and theses contain exhaustive research and extensive bibliographies.  The ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database currently includes citations to over two million dissertations and theses from 1861 forward, and full-text access to over one million of these citations The database's coverage is global, with numerous law-related papers available to download in PDF format.  Searches may be conducted in various fields, such as title, author, citation and abstract, and degree awarded.
 

Law Databases

Non-Law Databases

In addition to the databases listed below,  see the LUC Libraries' electronic research guide for Nursing

Julienne E. Grant, Reference Librarian/Foreign & International Research Specialist

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Julienne Grant
Contact:
Loyola University School of Law Library
Philip H. Corboy Law Center
25 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, IL 60611
312.915.8520

SSRN

SSRN is an electronic repository for international social sciences scholarship that includes the Legal Scholarship Network (LSN).  Thousands of downloadable abstracts, working papers, and published papers are available without charge.  Materials may be dowloaded anonymously or with an individual login/password (free).

Print Research Guide

Prepared in the summer of 2009, and updated in February 2012, this 23-page guide offers instructions and tips on how to research foreign, comparative, and international law at the LUC Law Library.  The annotated guide lists print reference sources, subscription databases, free websites, and current awareness sources that may be useful when approaching foreign, comparative, and international law questions.