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DCLI/ACLL New Acquisitions List Now Available

Looking for the most recent collection additions? The Center is pleased to offer a list of the newest titles at both DCLI and ACLL.

The following link provides a selection of recently cataloged materials for the Center for Legal Information and the Allegheny County Law Library. It includes new arrivals, in alphabetical order by subject heading. Additional details include title, call number, location, and a link to the item's SOLCAT record. If you wish to borrow circulating materials, please ask at the Circulation Desk for assistance.

New Acquisitions:

The most recentNew Acquisitions List is now available at the following link:


Special Collections available in HeinOnline

ACLL offers a number of specialized libraries as part of its HeinOnline Collection. The following HeinOnline resources are now available to Students and Faculty:

Congress & the Courts

This library, featuring William H. Manz's Congress and the Courts: A Legislative History 1787-2010, brings together materials reflecting congressional concern with the composition and structure of Article III Courts and to provide all relevant documents prepared by various Congresses relating to the purpose, formation, organization, and restructuring of the federal government.

This new library focuses on development and growth of the federal courts and the judiciary as a source of original material of congressional fact finding and decision making. Decades of legislative intent, testimony, and pre-enactment history is provided in one centralized library.

Foreign and International Law Resources Database

The Foreign & International Law Resources Database contains more than100 international yearbooks, U.S. Law Digests, publications of The Hague Court of International Justice, and the Reports of International Arbitral Awards. With this collection, researchers can easily search or browse through some of the world's best international law publications.

State Session Laws Library

HeinOnline's Digital Session Laws collection contains the session laws of all 50 U.S. states as well as Canada, Australia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and the D.C.Register. All states are available back to inception!

Spinelli's Law Librarian's Reference Shelf

This collection is the first library designed exclusively for law librarians! It contains bibliographies, legal dictionaries, cataloging publications, AALL GDSIS State Bibliographies, AALL Publications Series, Library of Congress Classification Schedules and Subject Headings, Bibliography of Early American Law, Greenslips, serials, and links to scholarly articles.

State Attorney General Reports & Opinions

Attorney General Reports & Opinions constitute, for each state, an integral element in its framework of governing law, and have the characteristics of both primary and secondary authority. This collection includes access to the State Attorney General Reports & Opinions for all fifty states as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Also includes access to the Opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel of the United States Department of Justice and the Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States.

United Nations Law Collection

This collection contains exact reproductions of major United Nations legal publications, including the complete collection of the United Nations Treaty Series, the League of Nations Treaty Series, the Monthly Statement of Treaties & International Agreements, UNCITRAL Publications, the United Nations Legislative Series, and much more.

United States Federal Agency Documents, Decisions and Appeals

This unique collection features the reports, decisions, and records of several U.S. Federal Agencies, such as: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

HeinOnline includes a number of search and browse features for over two hundred law reviews and the Federal Register, providing the exact page image of legal journals. Journal holdings typically begin from a journal's inception to its most current volume. Holdings information is included in SOLCAT for each title.

Reminder: DCLI Summer Hours

DCLI will be open for SUMMER HOURS according to the following schedule. Please visit the Center's hours page for more information regarding hours of operation.

(Pre-Bar) Thursday, May 15 - Monday, July 28, 2014

Monday - Friday

7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.


9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Friday, July 4

CLOSED (Independence Day)

DCLI Summer Research and Reference Assistance

The DCLI/ACLL staff would like to wish all Duquesne University law students an enjoyable summer break. In the meantime, don't forget to contact us with any reference needs, or submit a question via our eReference service. Also, visit the library web site to access important updates and legal research resources:


Latest Legal Link

State and Local Government of the Net


The State and Local Government Internet directory provides convenient one-stop access to the websites of thousands of state agencies and city and county governments. Use the drop-down menus on the left to view directory pages for:

States: State Government Offices-View all the websites in a given state, from a state's home page or governor's site to the smallest counties or townships.

Topics: The websites of state government constitutional officers, state legislatures, state judiciaries and departments across ALL states.