Use this page for general searching in online databases and webpages.
Main Online Sources
LexisNexis State Case Law: Rhode Island for decisions of the courts of Rhode Island.
Regulations Database has full-texts of all state regulations that are presently in effect.
RI.gov is the state government's main web portal.
Rhode Island State Library is the best source for information produce by the government of R.I.
- Library Catalog and Indexes Use the Library's Catalog to search for R.I. document records and Executive Orders. You can interlibrary loan (ILL) them or take a short walk down to the State Capitol where the library is.
State Codes: Rhode Island (LexisNexis) has general searching for the General Laws
State of Rhode Island General Assembly is the legislature's main portal.
- State of Rhode Island General Laws contains full-text copies of all RI laws categorized by subject.
- Search The Rhode Island General Assembly Website from the dropdown menu you can search for Assembly or Senate bills, laws and journal for full-text back to mid-1990s.
Documents in Print
Josiah (Brown University Library Catalog) has records of all R.I. documents that the Library receives from the State.
Rhode Island Archives Division is the best source for historical government documents.