Library Catalog: to find Books and Treatises

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Library Databases/Indexes

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To Find Books and Treatises

  • FirstSearch WorldCat – a worldwide library catalog
  • EBSCO e-Book Collection - thousands of e-books
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - e-books on topics such as biography, business, education, history, law, and social science


To Find Law Reviews, Bar Journals, and working papers

  • Legal Trac – Cites to articles published in all major law reviews, law journals, and legal newspapers. Some full text
  • Index to Legal Periodicals & Books - Cites to articles from 1908. Some full text
  • Hein-On-Line - Full text journal articles
  • Legal Scholarship Network - scholarly working papers and articles


Encyclopedias

  • West's Encyclopedia of American Law - over 5,000 legal topics


Practice Materials

  • Bloomberg BNA - Looseleafs, treatises, reports, journals and newsletters. BNA by Subject


To Find News Articles and Journal Articles from other disciplines

  • Newspaper Source
  • Academic Search Premier - Scholarly publications
  • Business Source Premier - Business publications
  • Regional Business News - Regional business publications


To Find Federal Statutes, Current Legislative Information, and Legislative History Documents

  • ProQuest Congressional (formerly LexisNexis Congressional) – Comprehensive Legislative Information from Congressional Information Service, Inc. Congressional Publications
    • Bills, Laws & Regulations – full text of proposed legislation and its status in the legislative process.
    • Members & Committees – information about current members and congressional committees

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