Campus access from networked computers. Remote access for Howard Law Community: (1) Click on "Login" in the top right corner of the screen. (2) Search for Howard University under "Off Campus/Remote Access". (3) Sign in with your HUSL-issued email credentials.
HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 182 million pages and 281,000 titles of historical and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. HeinOnline bridges an important research gap by providing comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 2,800 law-related periodicals. In addition to its vast collection of academic journals, HeinOnline contains the entire Congressional Record, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, and entire databases dedicated to treaties, constitutions, case law, world trials, classic treatises, international trade, foreign relations, U.S. Presidents, and much more.
On Site Services
The Vernon E. Jordan Jr. Law Library provides the following services to Howard University School of Law faculty, staff, and students:
computer labs with free printing
group study rooms to accommodate up to 6 patrons
individual study rooms (can accommodate 2 patrons)
course reserve materials
Federal Depository material - Members of the public who are interested in researching physical items in our Federal depository library collection are encouraged to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. In addition, access to online Government information is available through our catalog, government websites, and several Libguides. Contact information for nearby FDLP libraries can be found in the FDLP Library Directory. We look forward to seeing you in person once it’s safe to do so!
assistance with legal research databases - Howard School of Law faculty, staff, and students should contact Richard Akers at email@example.com to access LexisNexis+ or Westlaw Edge.
Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC's Congressional Research Service.
-This is an open access, free online database.
The content will be available to you, for free, through June 30, 2020.
-Congressional Basic with Historic Indexes (1789-present) (for more information access their LibGuide: https://proquest.libguides.com/qs_congbasic)
-U.S. Serial Set Digital Collection (1789-present) (for more information access their LibGuide: Lib Guide: https://proquest.libguides.com/serialset)
-Congressional Hearings Digital Collection (1824-present) (for more information access their LibGuide: https://proquest.libguides.com/hearings )
-Congressional Research Digital Collection (1830-present) (for more information access their LibGuide: https://proquest.libguides.com/crdc)
Click the above link, complete reCAPTCHA, select "PRIMARY SOURCES ESSENTIAL PACKAGE - US GOV DOCS" to open the collection.