Finance & Law
Academic Web Links - Useful for Library
- SIC Code (Standard
Industrial Classification) Search. In this Department of Labor
database, you can easily find Standard Industrial Classification codes,
commonly know as SIC codes. You search the database by keywords, or
by the four-digit SIC code.
- North American
Industry Classification System (NAICS). The NAICS system is a
cooperative effort between Canada, Mexico, and the United States.
The system allows for comparisons of business statistics and related
activities across all of North America. This web site will allow students
to lookup the NAICS code and know its SIC equivalent.
- American Stock Exchange. This
site provides market summaries, news, investment information, and
other financial data.
- California Code of Regulations.
The Office of Administrative Law maintains an up-to-date listing of
regulations for California. There is extensive updating of this site
to provide the user with timely information or resources for administrative
- Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
This is the Web site for the venerable exchange of the same name.
A wealth of background and statistical data is available at this site.
- DataQuick. DataQuick is a highly
respected research organization that provides analysis of real estate
trends and developments. Statistics regarding housing market prices,
sales, characterstics of housing, and other relevant data is regularly
- EDGAR database (SEC).
EDGAR provides access to the daily, full, and archival indices of
corporate SEC filings. Links are also provided to significant research
centers. Emphasis is on public and recent filings to the Securities
and Exchange Commission.
Finance Index. This is the home page for the Journal of Finance
as well as an important link to sites of interest to financial researchers
and financial executives.
- Finance Resources
on the Web (NYU Professor Ian Giddyz). Coverage of both scholarly
and practitioner oriented web sites in the field of Finance. Coverage
includes general finance, financial management, corporate finance,
investment research, risk management, and international finance.
- Financial Times Group. .
Leading articles from the Financial Times are provided along with
stock market quotes from around the world, news briefs and investment
- Stock Quotes
For both current and historical stock price data, students may consult
the Library’s databases titled CRSP, Valueline, and Zacks. Additionally,
we recommend that students consult the following web sites for stock
- WSRN (Wall Street Research Ne).
Wall Street Research Net provides key financial information on actively
traded companies and mutual funds. Its QuickSource component provides
current and historical financial data comparison and also has ratio
calculation and graphing capabilities.
- Chicago-Kent College of Law.
This is a metasite with links to the American Bar Association, law
libraries, law listservs, law enforcement sources, and the most respected
legal internet resource sites.
- Cornell - Legal Information
Institute (LII/World). This collection of legal materials, arranged
continent by continent, and country by country, is designed to access
judicial opinions, statues, and related legal sources or materials.
It is one of the more comprehensive legal sites for international
- Legal Information Institute (LII/US & State). The LII collection
of state legal materials gathers together, in a state by state arrangement,
Internet-accessible sources of the constitutions, statutes, judicial
opinions, and regulations for the fifty states, plus the D.C., and
the U.S. territories and affiliated jurisdictions. The LII is also
the best and easiest source for finding the Uniform Acts and which
states have adopted these acts.
- Miscellaneous Legal Web sites. The Web sites listed below
provide legal commentary, federal and state cases, legal forms, treatises,
and homepages of state and federal agencies working closely with law
and law related issues. Access is also provided to international,
federal, state, and municipal courts and their respective home pages.
- Federal Procedural Rules. In order to effectively and efficiently
use the Federal Court System, you must follow certain procedural rules
related to appeals, evidence, and the like.
The web sites below will link you to the appropriate Federal
Regulations and Federal Rules.
- THOMAS. This is the major
legal research site of the United States Library of Congress. Links
to both Senate and House gophers are also provided as well as access
to the more important legal features of the Library of Congress and
the full text of legislation.
Law Commission. This is the official site the National Conference
of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, in association with the University
of Pennsylvania Law School. Drafts of Uniform and Model Acts available
to help fulfill their mission to distribute information to the public.
- WWW Virtual Library-Law.
This is a metasite with information organized by subject. Related
web sites are also organized by subject. Web site designers in the
field of legal research regard this site as the benchmark or standard
for legal research related Web sites.
and Lee Law Library. Subject matter arrangement of the major legal
gophers and significant resources for legal research.
- For additional information, please visit these highly regarded business
libraries. Many are associated with academic institutions and their
Colleges of Business while others are public libraries or highly specialized