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Use the tabs below to locate law journals through either WVU Libraries databases or free online resources.


HeinOnline's Law Journal Library is the largest collection of law reviews providing comprehensive coverage from inception of more than 3,000 journals. HeinOnline provides original versions of law review articles in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. To locate law reviews on HeinOnline, select "Law Journal Library" on the home page.


Nexis Uni 

Nexis Uni provides access to extensive law reviews with coverage from the prior several decades. To locate law reviews on Nexis Uni, select "All Available Dates" on the home page and "Content Types" ⇒ "Legal" ⇒ "Law Reviews and Journals."


Law Review Commons 

Bepress's Law Review Commons provides open access to over 300 law journals.


Google Scholar 

Google Scholar provides open access and subscription-based articles across all scholarly disciplines including law. Google Scholar also covers working papers and forthcoming law review articles through resources such as the Social Science Research Network (SSRN).


West Virginia Law Review  

WVU's Digital Repository provides full-text access to the West Virginia Law Review with coverage back to the journal's inception.