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Highlights of Selected Databases


The Law Library provides access to the ProQuest database. Please note that ProQuest is a subscription database and off-campus access requires a login with NCCU username and password.

The ProQuest Congressional database provides federal congressional publications and information of particular importance to legislative history research. Publications include bills, hearings, committee reports, the Congressional Record, the U.S. Statutes at Large, the U.S. Code, the Code of Federal Regulations, the Federal Register, compiled legislative histories, Congressional Research Reports, campaign contribution and financial information, voting record information, and congressional news sources. See the “Content Coverage Chart” in the “Help Toolbox” section of the database page for dates of coverage and update schedule of congressional documents.

Use the links below to access the database and to find ProQuest Congressional resources in the library catalog.

The ProQuest Legislative Insight database is a federal legislative history service that makes available researched compilations of digital full text publications created by Congress during the process leading up to the enactment of U.S. Public Law.

Use the links below to access the database and the ProQuest guide to find out more information about the Legislative Insight collection and how to search the collection.

The ProQuest Supreme Court Insight database contains the complete online collection of full opinions from Supreme Court argued cases, including per decision, dockets, oral arguments, joint appendices and amicus briefs.

Use the links below to access the database and to find ProQuest Supreme Court Insight resources in the library catalog.

ProQuest’s History Vault contains archival materials such as letters, photographs, and journals. These materials are presented in a searchable format. Collections contained in the History Vault include the NAACP Papers and Slavery and the Law.

This guide includes the following:

  • access to History Vault guide developed by ProQuest;
  • access to the History Vault database;
  • a timeline of all the content included in the History Vault; and
  • videos on researching in the History Vault.

Use the link below to access the ProQuest History Vault database and a guide to find out more information about the collection and how to search the collection.