This guide was prepared for Prof. Hollister and Prof. Ehlers' course Reference Sources and Services LIS 518
Last Updated: Sep 30, 2011
These databases can be directly accessed from any UB libraries computer (e.g. Cybrary). Off-campus, UB students can access by entering their UBIT username and password.
- LEXIS-NEXIS ACADEMIC
An excellent source for primary law - cases, statutes, etc.
Index to law review articles since 1981
- INDEX TO LEGAL PERIODICALS RETROSPECTIVE
Index to law review articles 1918 to 1981
Full text PDF source for full run of most law reviews. Select "Law Journal Library." Also a source for a wide variety of law sources.
- PROQUEST CONGRESSIONAL
Source for U.S. legislative documents, such as committee reports and hearings, including historical items
A way to learn whether UB has an online subscription to particular journals and other serial publications.
- UB LAW LIBRARY BIBLIOGRAPHIES
Bibliographies of "best" sources - treatises, study guides, etc. - in many subject areas (e.g. Criminal Law, Contracts)
UB's online catalogue to all publications, print and online. You can limit your search to law library holdings.
Combined catalogue of 100s of academic libraries. Useful for getting bibliographic information on items not owned by UB, and as a precurser to inter-library loan (ILLIAD)