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Researching and Writing Law School Substantial Papers

Finding Databases

For information on the Library's legal research resources, use the Law Databases page and the D'Angelo Law Library Research Guides page to find guides by jurisdiction, topic and on foreign and international law. For non-law topics, use Database Finder and browse by subject to find relevant databases. Use the University Library Research Guides by Subject pages to find resources in particular disciplines or subject areas.

Finding Law Journal Articles

If you know the name of a specific journal and want to find the full text of articles, search the E-journals list or the Library Catalog by the name of the journal. Below are the core sources for full text of law journal articles.

Finding Non-Law Journals

For interdisciplinary work, start with Articles Plus. It contains articles from over 40,000 journals. If you are looking for articles from a specific journal, use the E-journals list, the Library Catalog, or Find-It! buttons to find full-text in a Library database.

Use Database Finder to locate Library databases in a particular subject. You can search by database title or browse by subject.

Finding Books

Works in Progress, Working Papers, and Preprints