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State of Oregon Law Library account resources

Use the links below to access. If you do not already have an account, please see the login instructions for information on how to sign up.

  • HeinOnline – Hein is known for their historical documents collections. Once only available in academic libraries as microfiche and microfilm collections, Hein embarked on a massive digital conversion.  All libraries provide comprehensive coverage from inception and are in an online, fully-searchable, image-based format. The subscription includes the Law Journal Library, American Bar Association Journals, Codifications and Studies, Restatements & Principles of the Law, Model Codes and Acts, Uniform Commercial Code, ALI-CLE Publications, and Legal Classics. For search tips, click here.
  • BarBooks – This subscription includes the legal publications produced by the Oregon State Bar, written by practitioners, with practice tips, caveats, and notes.
  • Fastcase– Includes all Primary Law, Court rules, Attorney General Opinions, and Legal Treatises (Broken into subject matter libraries, titles include: Wigmore on Evidence, Lawyer’s Desk Book,  Child Support Guidelines: Interpretation & Application, Judgment Enforcement, Understanding the AMA Guides in Workers’ Compensation, Environmental Liability & Real Property Transactions: Law & Practice, Scientific Evidence and Experts Handbook, Handbook of Section 1983 Litigation, Tort Law Desk Reference: A Fifty State Compendium, Proving and Defending Damage Claims, Drafting Licensing Agreements, Insurance Coverage Litigation, and the CGL Policy Handbook, and more). Fastcase libraries are searchable by keyword, Boolean, natural language, or citation lookup. Click here for the Fastcase Quick Reference Guide, or click here for the Fastcase User Guide.
  • Oxford Reference Online – This collection includes language and subject reference works. Books can be searched simultaneously or by individual book title.
  • Merriam-Webster Unabridged – A comprehensive American online dictionary, built on the foundation of Webster's Third International, New Dictionary, (unabridged ed. 2002).

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Password accessible resources

For access, please email the State Law Library.

  • Westlaw -- The subscription includes the National Practice Library, National Secondary Resources (including ALR, AmJur, Restatements, ALI Proceedings, CJS, Wright and Miller, Nortons, Nichols, Fletcher, and more), KeyCite, and Alerts.

  • Lexis Advance -- The subscription includes the National Primary Enhanced Library, Legal News, Matthew Bender Library (including Collier on Bankruptcy, Larson's Employment Discrimination, Moore's Federal Practice, Nimmer on Copyright, and more.), Lexis Advance Tax Resources, Oregon Verdict & Settlement Library, Briefs Pleadings and Motions, and 50 State Surveys, Shepard's and Alerts.

Limited password access resources

For access, please email the State of Oregon Law Library.

  • BNA Tax Management Portfolios -- The subscription includes primary tax law resources (laws, regulations, agency documents, and cases); U.S. income portfolios; estates, gifts, and trusts portfolios; and news and commentary (Daily Tax Report Highlights, Weekly Report, BNA Insights, Tax management Memorandum, and Estates, Gifts, and Trusts Journal).

SOLL Digital Collections

The State of Oregon Law Library digital collections offer electronic access to a variety of government publications, published by the State of Oregon Law Library in partnership with the agency which created the original print documents.


  • Oregon Attorney General Public Records Orders - This collection contains the Oregon Attorney General's Public Records from 1981-2015. The collection offers full text search of all orders or advanced search options to search specific fields such as petitioner, agency, or date. SOLL worked closely with the Oregon Department of Justice to provide online access to these documents. 
  • Oregon Appellate Court Briefs & Opinions - This collection contains unofficial, redacted, copies of Oregon Supreme Court (SC) and Court of Appeals (COA) Briefs and Opinions. This collection does not include confidential and restricted case types. Briefs coverage begins approximately March 2005, continuing to the present. COA Briefs start with 198 Or App 599; SC Briefs start with 342 Or 1. Opinions coverage is 1998 to present. Please note that some files are large, so we advise a fast Internet connection.
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