Santa Clara County Law Library

Legal Databases

The following databases are subscribed to by the Santa Clara County Law Library. They are available either through our Wi-Fi, or on the library's computer terminals.


Available on library computer terminals only. Downloading/E-mailing from WestLawNext is subject to limitations.

Lexis Advance

Available on library computer terminals only, with ability to email, download or print materials. Shepardize, access federal and state statutes and cases, California briefs, jury verdicts, practice guides, and treatises. Includes: California Forms of Pleading and Practice, Moore's Federal Practice, California Legal Forms Transaction Forms, California Points & Authorities, California Matthew Bender Practice Guides, and more.


Available on your laptop or other wireless device, when using the library's Wi-Fi. The fulltext of CEB practice and action guides, including downloadable forms.

Hein Online

Available on your laptop or other wireless device, when using the library's Wi-Fi. HeinOnline has a substantial law journal library, as well as the Restatements, U.S. treaties, and more.

Nolo Press Self-help titles/EBSCO Legal Information Reference Center

Available through the library's Wi-Fi network, as well as at your home or office. Contains the fulltext of Nolo Press publications. Includes downloadable forms.
Use this link to access from your home or office with the following username and password:


Dissomaster is available for use on the library computer terminals. This software provides child and spousal support calculations under the California Statewide Uniform Child Support Guidelines.

Please Note: The Law Library does not have staffing to provide one-on-one training. For WestlawNext, we encourage users to reference the user guides above. The law library does not guarantee the uptime/availability of 3rd party resources. Please see vendor websites for hardware/software requirements. The law library is uanble to provide technical support of legal databases and equipment not owned by the library.