Finding Aids, Dictionaries & Directories

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations

  • Find the meaning of abbreviations for English-language legal publications from the British Isles, the Commonwealth and the United States. Includes international and comparative law publications.
  • Access: Open to everyone

Congressional Quarterly Judicial Staff Directory

  • Includes names, addresses and contact information for national, federal and state courts, as well as Department of Justice and federal court administration.
  • Access: Restricted to NSU

Directory of Associations for Women Lawyers

  • The ABA Commission on Women in the Profession has compiled this directory, with links to national, state, local, international, and multicultural organizations for women attorneys. Information on gender bias task forces and committees is also included.
  • Access: Open to everyone

Foreign Law Guide

  • "Current Sources of Codes and Basic Legislation in Jurisdictions of the World"
  • Access: Restricted to NSU Law

GD-CS Autographics/U.S. Government Documents Depository Index

  • Search for federal government document records from 1976 to the present
  • Access: Restricted to NSU


  • "IndexMaster is the best way to find secondary legal titles. We've compiled thousands of titles from large and small legal publishers, put them into one convenient, searchable location and provided the actual index and tables of content to assist researchers in locating on-point titles."
  • Access: Restricted to NSU Law


  • Fully-searchable database of legal titles combined from three directories: Legal looseleafs in print, Legal newsletters in print, and Directory of law-related CD-ROMs.
  • Access: Restricted to NSU
  • Local access for all registered users. Remote access restricted to NSU

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