RESEARCH AT RGSL / Library Databases

NEW! In October RGSL Library offers trial to the Westlaw International Academic and Westlaw UK services – dual platform access.
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Journal and book title search from the databases

Readers are welcome to use the following full text databases (access via IP address authenticated within RGSL network):

  • Westlaw International - West's online legal research service providing fast and easy access to an extensive collection of legal resources, news, business, and public records information. Westlaw offers access to a complete and fully integrated legal and business research system. More than 17,000 databases offer both broad and deep coverage. List of sources
  • Westlaw UK -  access to easily searchable databases of UK case law, legislation, news, journals, commentary, Current Awareness alerts and EU legal materials. Over 100 journals and access to abstracts of every article in every English-language legal journal in Europe via the Legal Journals Index. More information
  • HeinOnline - offers the world's largest collection of electronic, image-based periodicals from inception (fully-searchable and in pdf format including all charts, graphs, pictures, photographs, and footnotes). Database consists of four major collections: the Law Journal Library (more than 1,100 journals), the Federal Register Library, the Treaties and Agreements Library (all U.S. Treaties and Agreements, whether in-force, expired, or yet-to-be published), and the U.S. Supreme Court Library. List of sources
  • HeinOnline Foreign and International Law Resources (FILR) database - includes treasures of some of the world’s best international law publications, from the in-depth coverage of publications of prominent Yearbooks from around the world and series the American Society of International Law to the Hague Permanent Court of International Justice and the publications of dozens of other highly-respected publishers. List of sources
  • HeinOnline Kluwer Law International Journal Library - the Library offers access to the new HeinOnline database Kluwer Law International Journal Library which covers full texts of articles from the journals published by Kluwer Law International
  • ebrary - online digital library of full texts of scholarly e-books on Law, International Relations & Public Policy
  • ! NEW - Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law - contains full-text online editions of market-leading reference works and treatises published by Oxford University Press, such as Oppenheim, and the Oxford Commentaries on International Law a.o.
  • Investment Arbitration Reporter is a news & analysis service tracking international arbitrations between foreign investors and sovereign governments. The database is renowned for its investigative focus: offering a window into otherwise confidential proceedings, legal pleadings, and arbitral awards arising out of investment arbitrations. In order to get all database in full texts, please click on icon on the left side SUBSCRIBER LOGIN.
  • world’s leading scientific database ScienceDirect. Full texts available from the Freedom Collection (list of journal titles)
  • the largest abstract and citation database Scopus
  • "Jurista Vārds" - Latvian weekly legal newspaper including an archive of "Jurista Vārds";
  • LETA - Latvian news agency's archive, database of "Latvijas Vestnesis" publications, court decisions, laws;
  • "Dienas Bizness"  - e-version of the Latvian business newspaper  of the Latvian business newspaprof