Books in Our Collection are listed in the law library catalog.
Law faculty have full borrowing privileges at the university’s Falvey Library
WorldCat is accessible by either using the free link above or by connecting via Falvey library's databases link to WorldCat which requires you to first sign in with your Villanova login and password, allowing you to create lists of resources and bibliographies.
The law library offers a number of services to keep faculty informed about new publications and developments in their areas of interest.
For a list of new books and government publications added to our collection, see the monthly Acquisitions List.
Many faculty subscribe to email alerts in particular subject areas. The liaison librarians can recommend services to best suit faculty interest. Popular options include:
Our law library subscription to SmartCILP allows any Villanova U. Law faculty to create a profile. Note that our authorization code is needed to set up a personal profile. Contact your liaison for the code. Faculty will need to use their law.villanova.edu email address and the institution: Villanova Law Library when creating a profile.
From the web page, click “Create or change a SmartCILP profile. Faculty with the authorization code or who already have a profile access SmartCILP here
There are a number of sources that faculty find useful in making decisions about where to submit and publish their scholarship. These sources include:
Most law faculty post drafts of their papers and links to their publications on SSRN (Social Science Research Network) and SelectedWorks.
The liaisons assist faculty in creating and updating their SelectedWorks and SSRN sites. Please contact your liaison for further information.