Law of the Super SearchersLaw of the Super Searchers:
The Online Secrets of Top Legal Researchers
By T.R. Halvorson
Edited by Reva Basch

Referenced Internet Resources


1. Law Library Resource Xchange

Legal Research Guidance Sites

2. Best Guide to Canadian Legal Research

3. The Virtual Chase

Legal Catalogs, Directories, and Search Engines

4. American Law Sources Online (ALSO)

5. CataLaw

6. FindLaw

7. Hieros Gamos

8. Internet Legal Resource Guide

9. Law Crawler

10. Law Runner

Federal Government Sites

11. EDGAR Database of Corporate Information

12. GPO Access

13. Internet Grateful Med

14. Internet Law Library (U.S. House of Representatives)

15. Thomas

16. U.S. Bureau of Prisons FOIA

17. U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division

18. U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Frequently Requested FOIA-Processed Records

19. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

State Government Sites

20. Minnesota House of Representatives

21. New Jersey State Legislature

Academic Sites

22. Big Ear

23. The Center for Information Law and Policy (Villanova)

24. Federal Web Locator

25. InSITE

26. JURIST: The Law Professors’ Network (University of Pittsburgh School of Law)

27. Legal Information Institute (LII; Cornell Law School)

28. Meta-Index for U.S. Legal Research

29. WashLaw WEB

30. World Wide Web Virtual Law Library

American Bar Association

31. ABA Network (American Bar Association)

32. ABA Site-tation

Canadian, Australian, and British Courts and Case Law Sites

33. Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII)

34. British Columbia Court of Appeal

35. British Columbia Supreme Court

36. eCarswell

37. Casebase

38. Societe quebecoise d’information juridique (SOQUIJ)

39. Supreme Court of Canada

40. Supreme Court of Canada opinions

41. Virtual Canadian Law Library

Commercial Services

42. Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.

43. CDB Infotek

44. Congressional Universe

45. CourtLink

46. CaseStream MarketSpan Online

47. Commerce Clearing House (CCH)

48. Dialog

49. Dow Jones Interactive

50. Dun & Bradstreet

Duns Legal Search
51. Integrated Health Services, Inc. (IHS)

52. Global Access


54. Lexis-Nexis

55. LOIS

56. Martindale-Hubbell

57. PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records)

58. QuickLaw

59. VersusLaw

60. Westlaw

General Catalogs, Directories, Search Engines, and Metasearch Engines

61. AltaVista

62. Dogpile

63. Excite

64. HotBot

65. InfoSeek

66. Yahoo!


67. (Canadian Association of Law Libraries / Association canadienne des bibliotheques de droit; discussion list focusing on law librarianship in Canada;
Send the following message to or or
subscribe CALL-L Your Name
see CALL/ACBD InfoPages at or

68. (listserv sponsored by Canadian Legal Research Network for discussion of issues relevant to the legal research undertaking within law firms, corporate legal departments, and independent research units, including the role and practice of research specialists; the relationship between research lawyers and other professionals; the means of evaluating the economic efficiencies of centralized research and retrieval; and the creation and maintenance of legal research databases containing the work product of lawyers.) To subscribe send an email message to: with the following in the body of the message: subscribe CLRN-L myname@domain (Note: replace the word "myname@domain" with your actual e-mail address.) Commands in the subject line are not processed. (related Web page at

69. GOVDOC-L@LISTS.PSU.EDU (A discussion forum about government information and the Federal Depository Library program. Most subscribers are librarians, although many private and public information producers are represented as well.)
Send the following message to LISTSERV@LISTS.PSU.EDU:
SUB GOVDOC-L Yourfirstname Yourlastname
(User Guide at

70. (New Zealand-based Law Librarians Group discussion list; includes announcements about meetings, seminars, conferences, discussions about publishers, etc.)
Send the following message to
subscribe law-lib <your email address>
(related page at

71. (Law Library Reference; questions and issues list for legal reference librarians)
Send the following message to subscribe lawlibref-L your firstname lastname (related page at and (related page at (related page at

72. (National daily moderated Internet legal resource list for exchange of information about Internet law resources for teachers, librarians, lawyers; was archived at; seems to be turning into mostly a legal news distribution list
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subscribe lawsrc-L Your full name
(archives at and and and

73. (American Bar Association list for discussion of legal-related technology used in law practices and courts, such as software, hardware, use of the Internet, etc.; includes Legal Technology Resource Center (LTRC) announcements)
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(related page at and archives at

74. (Law Office Technology; discussions related to hardware and software; also LawTech-Digest)
Send a message to with the subject: subscribe
(see and

75. (Lawyers and the Internet; moderated list for lawyers, librarians, law professors, paralegals, law students, and others interested in law to discuss issues related to the use of the Internet in the study, practice, development, and marketing of law; includes announcements of and questions on legal resources on the Internet.
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(related page at; archived at and (old to 12/96) and (or and
(related page at

76. (Internet/BITNET Network Trainers Discussion List. Note: Not for beginners ; HELP-NET at LISTSERV@TEMPLEVM.BITNET or LISTSERV@VM.TEMPLE.EDU or the Usenet newsgroup,, is for beginning users of the Internet.
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(archives at and gatewayed to the Usenet newsgroup, bit.listserv.nettrain)

77. (American Bar Association list for discussion of issues raised in Network 2d, the quarterly newsletter on using technology in law offices and in the courts; lawyers)
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(include your occupation in the subject line)
(related page at

78. (Private Law Libraries list; law firms; American Association of Law Libraries Special Interest Section)
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(related page at and - see PLL-SIS list)

79. The TechnoLawyer Listserver (Legal Technology Discussion–for attorneys, paralegals, consultants, software developers, and interested others; ListMaster is Neil J. Squillante at
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80. (WebPAC design; Internet, World Wide Web, cataloging, electronic publishing, librarians, computing services; information technology; online public access catalogs (OPACS); web authoring)
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Newspapers and Television

81. Chicago Tribune

82. CNN

83. The Internet Lawyer

84. Los Angeles Times

85. The New York Times

86. The Washington Post

Professional Journals

87. EContent(formerly Database)

88. Law Journal EXTRA

89. Online

90. Searcher


91. American Law Institute

92. Best’s Legal Bookmarks

93. Books and Periodicals Online
(Library Technology Alliances, Nuchine Nobari, ed.) or

94. Fulltext Sources Online

95. Internet Strategies for the Paralegal in Minnesota: A Paralegal’s Guide to the Information Super-Highway

96. Leigh Webber’s Bookmarks

97. NAREIT Online

98. Online Computer Library Center (OCLC)

99. Research Libraries Information Network (RLIN)

100. Ulrich’s International Periodicals Directory

101. University of Toronto Alphabetical Listing of Electronic Journals

102. Wheeless’ Textbook of Orthopaedics


103. Alexa

104. PREMISE Research Software

Law of the Super SearchersLaw of the Super Searchers:
The Online Secrets of Top Legal Researchers
By T.R. Halvorson
Edited by Reva Basch

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