Research Resources

          Books and Articles

          UC Hastings Encore Catalog

          The UC Hastings Encore Catalog is a "google style" search engine to find books and journals in the Hastings Law Library; articles and journals on HeinOnline, Making of Modern Law, ProQuest Research Library and Google Scholar; and materials found in libraries around the world via Worldcat.

          UC Hastings Classic Catalog

          Use the Classic Library Catalog to locate books, journals, government documents, course reserves, videos and electronic resources available in the UC Hastings Law Library. Search by keyword, title, author, subject, call number, course name, or course instructor.


          WorldCat connects library users to books in UC Hastings and libraries around the world, as well as records of journal articles, e-books, licensed databases, online periodicals and collections of digital items.  Connect to Worldcat to make Interlibrary Loan Requests for items not available through the UC Hastings Catalog


          Search for the Journals, Magazines and Newspapers available in our online databases:

          Interlibrary Loan

          Faculty can request Interlibrary Loans through their Librarian-Liaison. Faculty may also request interlibrary loan books and articles using Worldcat, and articles through Illiad. To renew Interlibrary Loans or any questions please contact Erin Murray, 415-565-4765.

          Research Databases

          Hastings provides access to a wide range of Online Research Databases. Login with your UC Hastings email to get access to our electronic resources off-campus. Contact the reference desk: 565-4751 if you cannot connect from off-campus.

          Legal Scholarship Network(SSRN)

          Online repository for your legal scholarship. SSRN gives you access to the newest works of scholarship before they are published. Register here and set up subject, author, or repository-specific searches. The results will automatically be forwarded to your email.

          bepress Legal Repository

          The bepress Legal Repository is another online repository for legal scholarship. The bepress notification service allows you to get keyword or author notifications sent to you at the schedule you set. Register here.

          Lexis and Westlaw Passwords

          To obtain a LEXIS or WESTLAW password, contact Chuck Marcus (415)565-4838. To arrange for a training or research consultation on Lexis or Westlaw, please contact your Librarian- Liaison

          BloombergLaw/ Bloomberg BNA

          UC Hastings faculty may request a password to BloombergLaw. Contact Chuck Marcus (415)565-4838

          Last updated October 1, 2014
          Prepared by Chuck Marcus, Faculty Services Librarian