Does library research leave you stumped? Check out these short online tutorials for help.
Locating & Accessing Articles
- Using the Legal Databases & Links Page (Jane Bahnson, Goodson Law Library, spring 2009): Selecting an appropriate source to begin your research from the library's Legal Databases & Links matrix.
- Searching the Online Index to Legal Periodicals (Jane Bahnson, Goodson Law Library, spring 2009): Tips and tricks for locating articles on a particular topic in the Index to Legal Periodicals.
- Finding Journal Articles (Jane Bahnson, Goodson Law Library, spring 2009): 2-minute demonstration of how to locate the full text of legal journals when you have only a citation.
- How to Use "GetIt@Duke" (Duke University Libraries): A similar guide to retrieving the full text of articles in databases which provide only citations.
- Writing Your Note or Seminar Paper How to Write AND Get Published (former Head of Reference Services Molly Brownfield interviews DLJ Senior Note Editor Amelia Ashton)
U.S. Federal Legal Research
- Searching the Congressional Record using HeinOnline (Jane Bahnson, Goodson Law Library, spring 2009)
- Congresearch: Congressional Research Tutorials (UC Berkeley Library)
- Statutory and Legislative Research Series (Harvard Law School Library)
- The Federal Register: What It Is and How to Use It (U.S. National Archives & Records Administration)
- Searching the Code of Federal Regulations Using HeinOnline (Jane Bahnson, Goodson Law Library, spring 2009)
- How to Conduct a Preliminary U.S. Patent Search: A Step-by-Step Strategy (U.S. Patent & Trademark Office)
Foreign, Comparative & International Legal Research
- International Legal Research Tutorial (Duke University School of Law/UC Berkeley School of Law): An interactive approach to learning international law research methods.