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 the Interlibary Loan department.

          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)

          SSRN is an online repository for your legal scholarship. SSRN allows you to post articles online as pre-publication drafts. SSRN also gives you access to the newest works of other scholars in their specialty before they are published. Register here to set up your account.  Once you have an account, you may upload documents yourself or contact Chuck Marcus.

          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 July 6, 2017
          Prepared by Chuck Marcus, Faculty Services Librarian