These orientation modules are focused on Legal Studies resources. For a general library orientation, please choose one of the location-based orientations on the library's Orientations page.
Here is a list of some of the most useful sources for legal studies.
Legal Studies research materials can be described as primary or secondary resources, and may be in print or electronic formats.
These are works that contain the law itself. These include federal, state, and local codes, statutes, ordinances, regulations, and court decisions. Examples are:
These are works that are about the law, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, textbooks, and journal articles. Examples include: