Subscribed resources


BBiblioteca do Conhecimento Online – B-on (Online Knowledge Library) gives unlimited and permanent access to full texts from scientific international publications from several publishers, through subscriptions negotiated on a national basis.

EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS)

EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) brings together the most comprehensive collection of content — including superior indexing from top subject indexes, high-end full text and the entire library collection — all within an unparalleled full-featured, customizable discovery layer experience.


HeinOnline is a premier online database of historical and government documents. It contains the entire Congressional Record, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations, complete coverage of the U.S. Reports back to 1754, as well as other databases dedicated to treaties, constitutions, case law, world trials, classic treatises, international trade, foreign relations, U.S. Presidents, and much more.

IBFD Tax Research Platform

IBFD Tax Research Platform is a portal of the International Bureau for Fiscal Documentation that provides access to a comprehensive compendium of international and country-specific tax materials, searchable by format, topic, or country. 

Jurisprudence Collection

The Online Jurisprudence Collection contains all the rulings and opinions of the Supreme Court of Justice, the European Court of Appeal and the Courts of the European Union, published in the Journal since 1993. All contents are carefully selected and analyzed by Judges, and Counselors of the Editorial Board of the Jurisprudence Collection.

Kluwer Law Online

Kluwer Law Online is a database of scientific law journals.


Legix is the market leader of juridical databases and used by the largest law firms in Portugal. With the same search engine is possible to find Diário da República, JORAA, JORAM, IGFEJ, European Comission document database, among others.

The access to this database is a result of a protocol between Priberam and Universidade Católica Portuguesa. To access the available resources, users will first have to register, using the institutional email (xxx@ucp .pt).

LexisNexis Academic

LexisNexis Academic provides access to full-text news, deals, and legal publications. The outstanding news coverage includes deep archives and up-to-the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources.


OpenDissertations is an open-access database built to assist researchers in locating both historic and contemporary dissertations and theses. Created with the generous support of the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston, it incorporates EBSCO’s previously released American Doctoral Dissertations, and features additional dissertation metadata contributed by select colleges and universities from around the world. Providing researchers with citations to graduate research across a span of time, from the early 20th century to the present, this database will continue to grow through regular updates and new partnerships with graduate degree-granting institutions.

Publication Finder

Publication Finder delivers a predictive search experience and includes a host of features from responsive auto-complete ranked by popularity of titles, to known-item search, to full-text linking, relevance ranking, and discipline-specific browsing.


ScienceDirect is a multidisciplinary website that provide access to Elsevier publications. Search for peer-reviewed journals, articles, books and book chapters.


Scopus is a metadata and citations database of peer-reviewed publications, such as scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. It provides a comprehensive view of international scientific production in the areas of technology, medicine, social sciences or arts and humanities. Scopus features tools such as advanced search, analysis and results visualization. Through the citation index it is possible to analyze the number of citations of publications or authors.

Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis’ research interface, which provides access to more than 1900 scientific journals.

Web of Science

With the Web of Science platform, you can access an unrivalled breadth of world-class research literature linked to a rigorously selected core of journals and uniquely discover new information through meticulously captured metadata and citation connections.

Westlaw International

Westlaw is an online legal research service for US and UK lawyers and legal professionals. Information resources include databases of case law, state and federal statutes, administrative codes, newspaper and magazine articles, public records, law journals, legal reviews, treaties, legal forms, among others.

Westlaw UK

Westlaw UK is a source for jurisprudence, legislation, news, legal magazines, commentary, current awareness alerts and ever-growing, dynamic, easily searchable EU legal materials.


Open Access resources

Council of Europe (Treaty Office)

Complete list of treaties of the European Council.


Dialnet is a database of hispanic scientific journals.

Diário da República Eletrónico

Find Electronic Journal of the Republic – I e II Series daily updated.


DigiZeitschriften is a digitized collection of scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences areas. The subject areas include law, arts, history, philosophy and religion.

Direito das Sucessões nos 22 países da UE

Portal that gathers information on Succession Law from 22 countries of the European Union.

Direito em Dia

This platform is a content aggregator that allows the search of organized jurisprudence simultaneous in all portuguese public databases.

Eur-lex: Direito da União Europeia

EUR-Lex provides free access to the authentic Official Journal of the European Union, EU law, EU case-law, international agreements, EFTA documents and other public documents.

European Case Law Identifier

European Case Law Identifier (ECLI) is a recognizable, readable and understandable standard by both, humans and computers, which can be assign to all court decisions of all national or European courts. It aims to facilitate the unambiguous citation of judgments and to improve the cross-border accessibility of case law by creating a common system of identification, citation and metadata of the jurisprudence generated within the EU.

European Justice Portal

Published in 23 languages, it aims to provide easy access to information on different justice systems and justice in general in the EU.

HUDOC (Jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights)

Managed by the European Court of Human Rights, this platform allows you to consult judicial decisions related to compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.

International Court of Justice

Jurisprudence of the International Court of Justice

IZA Discussion Paper

IZA is a private entity that conducts national and international market research in the area of ​​Labor Law, operating as a non-profit company that has financial support from research activities.

Legal-Documentary Basis of the Ministry of Justice (Jurisprudence)

Legal and Documentary Basis, managed by the Institute of Financial Management and Justice Equipment (IGFEJ), in which it is possible to find decisions of the Supreme Court of Justice, and other documents from several entities. You can also consult documents available in the various libraries of the Ministry of Justice. Constitutions by country

This webpage provides access to Constitutions of OSCE (Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe) participating States.

OECD iLibrary

OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and it is the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.

Procuradoria-Geral Distrital de Lisboa

Legislative databases from the Lisbon District Attorney General.

PQDT (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Open)

PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses from several scientific areas.

RCAAP (Repositórios Científicos de Acesso Aberto de Portugal)

RCAAP portal collects, aggregates and indexes Open Access scientific contents from Portuguese institutional repositories.

Royal Legislation

Digitization of the collection of Portuguese legislation from 1603 to 1910 and the 5 volumes of Ordenações Manuelinas that D. Manuel I promulgated in 1521.


The Scientific Electronic Library Online – SciELO is an electronic library covering a selected collection of scientific journals. The Project envisages the development of a common methodology for the preparation, storage, dissemination and evaluation of scientific literature in electronic format. The content is published in Open Access.

Statewatch: monitoring the state and civil liberties in the European Union

Statewatch is a non-profit voluntary group founded in 1991 to monitor the development of the EU State and civil liberties. It is formed by lawyers, academics, journalists, researchers and community activists. Its European network of contributors embraces 18 countries. Statewatch encourages the publication of investigative journalism and critical research in Europe in fields like the state, justice and home affairs, civil liberties, accountability and openness.


Portuguese journals in Open Access


Statistical information


Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union. Its mission is to provide high quality statistics for Europe. This platform offers a whole range of important and interesting data that governments, businesses, the education sector, journalists and the public can use for their work and daily life.

Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE)

INE produces, in an independent manner, high-quality official statistical information, relevant for the society, while promoting the coordination, the analysis, the innovation and the dissemination of the national statistical activity and ensuring integrated data storage.


PORDATA collects, organizes, systematizes and disseminates data on multiple areas of society, for Portugal and its municipalities, and for the European countries. The reported statistics derive from official and certified sources, with data production skills in the respective areas.