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Resources for Documentary Film Legal Clinic - Law 769


Library Resources

General Library Info: 

Research while off-campus (or How to set up the VPN so you can access our research databases from home): 

Library catalog: (to search for books)

UCLA Law Library Research Guides:

UCLA Campus Library Research Guides:

Databases with "practical guidance" portals or good practice guides: 


  • From the homepage, go to the top left, click the button next to "Westlaw Edge," select "Practical Law", then try Intellectual Property & Technology, or Corporate and M&A
  • From "Practical Law" also try the "Resources Centers" in the column on the right.


  • From the homepage, click "Practical Guidance" on the left. 
  • Also try the "Practice Area" tab, where "Corporate Counsel" might be helpful, or "Copyright Law"

CEB Pro & Practitioner: (ask the library for the registration code to set up your account)

  • California Practice Guides with guidance, legal analysis, and forms
  • See also CEB's OnLAW for an older version of the platform (password not required):  

Bloomberg Law:

  • Links from the home page to "Transactional Precedents" and "Practical Guidance"
  • Or from the Browse icon, to "Transactional Intelligence Center" 
  • See "Getting the Deal Through" for international/worldwide business guidance

HeinOnline's Business and Legal Aspects of Sports and Entertainment (BLASE) database:

  • Not practice guides, but a collection of primary and secondary sources on entertainment law


  • Heavy on Tax and Securities, but also has IP, Labor/Employment, Cybersecurity and much more