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Dorraine Zief Law Library Digital Legal Research Collection

Online databases, legal research systems, practice guides, newsletters, and more that are useful for legal research.


This is a list of the major online legal resources available via the Zief Law Library, arranged by topic or area of law. Online resources that cover multiple topics or areas of law are listed in the Resources A to Z section of this guide. Information on who may use these resources is available in this guide's Overview.

For non-legal online research sources available at USF, see Gleeson Library's Databases page. Gleeson's page is organized both by subject and alphabetically.




Benefits / ERISA

Corporate / Business

Employment & Labor

Environmental Law

Estate Planning

Health, Medicine & Biotechnology


Intellectual Property

International Trade

Legal Ethics / Professional Responsibility

Litigation & Civil Procedure

Legal History


Securities Regulation


Technology / Cyberlaw


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