Welcome to the library's research guide for Legal Research. We hope this guide will help you discover and use the wealth of information resources provided by the library. Librarians can assist you further, also. We wish you well in your studies and hope to hear from you!
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Basic Search Tips for Most Catalogs and Databases
Find more (broaden your results) with OR and wildcards:
laws or statutes
law* or statute*
Find less (narrow your results) with AND:
statutes and Texas
Find less with NOT:
laws not bills
Find less by selecting limiters (peer-reviewed, date, etc.).
How to Use This Guide
Find general tips and resources on the "Home" page. Select a different page tab for more detailed assistance and resources for specific information formats or needs.
Consult the following Neumann Library Research Guide for additional information and resources:
Key Resources for Legal Research
"critical thinking" AND ("higher education" OR college*)
Select limiters (articles from scholarly publications, etc.) on results screen.
Library Services for...
Research & Instruction Librarian
Thanks to Rosemarie Romano, Public Services Librarian at Cayuga Community College in Auburn, New York, for her help on this guide.