OSU Libraries has a current trial of the WestLaw Campus Research database. Campus Research is an easy-to-use online research service that provides college and university students with access to a comprehensive collection of news and business information and law-related resources.

Campus Research includes the following:

    News and Business Content

    • Newspapers. Includes current and archival newspapers like The New York Times, USA Today, Atlanta Journal and Constitution, Boston Globe, Financial Times, and hundreds more!
    • Magazines. Provides current and archival issues of sought-after sources like Newsweek, the Economist, Consumer Reports, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, Spectator, Publishers Weekly, and Business Week.
    • Trade Journals. Offers current and archival issues for virtually any discipline. Includes titles like U.S. Banker, Securities Industries News, Accountancy Age, Advertising Age, PR Week, Modern Physician, and many more.
    • Company Information. Provides SEC filings and Hoover’s company records, including profiles for thousands of private and public U.S. corporations.
    • International Publications. Includes popular international sources like European Report, Middle East Observer and World News Connection.
    • Newswires. Get the most current news from more than 400 newswires, including the Associated Press, U.S. Newswire, and numerous international wires.
    • Newsletters. Access timely information across many specialties, including Alternative Medicine Alert, Agriculture Chemical News, White House press releases, Wireless News, and many others.
    • Broadcast Transcripts. Offers more than 900 television and radio transcripts that includes national and local news content from ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox, MSNBC, NBC, PBS, and BBC radio.
    • Foreign Language Publications. Search non-English news sources available in Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish.
  • Law Content
    • American Jurisprudence 2d (Am Jur 2d). An encyclopedia that provides summary and analysis of all fields of American state and federal law. It contains many citations to cases, statutes, and law review articles. It also includes analysis of the spirit and intent of the courts in construing the law, and Legislative intent in enacting and amending the law.
    • American Law Reports (ALR). ALR provides a continually updated series of articles (annotations) on legal topics discussed in key cases. The articles provide objective analysis of different sides of an issue, written in a narrative style.
    • More than 700 law reviews and journals. Law reviews are scholary journals published by most accredited law schools. They contain thorough discussions of current issues and trends in the law, with comprehensive analysis by scholars and legal professionals. They are also an excellent source of citations to cases. Harvard Law Review, Yale Law Journal, American Journal of Legal History, Stanford Law Review, and International and Comparative Law Quarterly are just a few of the hundreds of highly respected publications available.
    • United States Code Annotated (USCA). USCA combines the official text of the United States Code with relevant cases, historical notes, indexes, cross-references and other annotations.
    • All federal and state cases including U.S. Supreme Court cases. Easily accessible through West’s National Reporter System, an exclusive system of reporting federal and state cases that’s editorially enhanced for complete research.
    • State statutes and regulations. Includes statutes from all 50 states and D.C. and administrative codes from all 44 states.
    • Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). The full body of federal administrative regulations.
    • Federal Register. Includes 50,000 pages of current regulatory, administrative and executive materials generated by key federal entities.

This trial is password-based; please contact your Subject Librarian for the login and password. The trial will end on March 15, 2008. Comments on the trial can be sent through the Database Trial Evaluation Form.