The following databases are subscribed to by the Santa Clara County Law Library. They are available either through our Wi-Fi, or on the library's computer terminals.
WestlawNextAvailable on library computer terminals only. Downloading/E-mailing from WestLawNext is subject to limitations.
- Access federal and state statutes and cases, briefs, KeyCite, jury verdicts, practice guides, and treatises. Includes: Rutter guides, Witkin, Miller & Starr California Real Estate, McCarthy on Trademarks & Unfair Competition, California Expert Series, and more.
- Click here for training videos and user guides.
- Reminder: WestlawNext may return results from databases that are not included in our contract. In those cases, the full contents are not accessibile to our users. Patrons can search our catalog to check if the law library has the content in print format.
Lexis AdvanceAvailable on library computer terminals only, with ability to email, download or print materials. Shepardize, access federal and state statutes and cases, California briefs, jury verdicts, practice guides, and treatises. Includes: California Forms of Pleading and Practice, Moore's Federal Practice, California Legal Forms Transaction Forms, California Points & Authorities, California Matthew Bender Practice Guides, and more.
CEB OnLawAvailable on your laptop or other wireless device, when using the library's Wi-Fi. The fulltext of CEB practice and action guides, including downloadable forms.
TrellisAvailable on your laptop or other wireless device, when using the library's Wi-Fi. Access California state court trial documents (including Santa Clara County): rulings, dockets, documents, verdicts, judicial bios and analytics.
Hein OnlineAvailable on your laptop or other wireless device, when using the library's Wi-Fi. HeinOnline has a substantial law journal library, as well as the Restatements, U.S. treaties, and more.
Nolo Press Self-help titles/EBSCO Legal Information Reference CenterAvailable through the library's Wi-Fi network, as well as at your home or office. Contains the fulltext of Nolo Press publications. Includes downloadable forms.
Use this link to access from your home or office with the following username and password:
- Username: CA
- Password: santaclara
DissomasterDissomaster is available for use on the library computer terminals. This software provides child and spousal support calculations under the California Statewide Uniform Child Support Guidelines.
Please Note: The Law Library does not have staffing to provide one-on-one training. For WestlawNext, we encourage users to reference the user guides above. The law library does not guarantee the uptime/availability of 3rd party resources. Please see vendor websites for hardware/software requirements. The law library is uanble to provide technical support of legal databases and equipment not owned by the library.