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Try these basic resources to begin any research project.
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

Keeping Current: News, Blogs & Alerts Print Page

Search Blog Content

Law Blog Search Engines

Law Blog Archive

  • Legal Blawg Archive (Law Library of Congress)
    "The Law Library of Congress began harvesting legal blawgs in 2007.... Blawgs can also be retrieved by keywords or browsed by subject, name, or title."

Twitter Search

            Twitter News


Set Up Alerts

Many databases, news sites, and blogs offer directions for setting up automatic alerts.

Keep up-to-date with alerts sent to e-mail or to your RSS feed reader.

Database Alerts


Current Awareness Tutorial


Search the News

News Databases & Links

LexisNexis (Law Students only)
     Legal News

Westlaw (Law Students only)

Factiva (UB only)

New York Times (1851-2013) with Index (1851-1993)

Chicago Defender (1910-1975) (UB only)

News & Other Media (UB only) (UB only)

Best Basic Resources: News Articles  (UB Resarch Guide)


Find out if specific journals or newspapers are available in full text at UB:
UB’s Electronic Journals Lookup
--type in title of the publication, NOT title of the article!


News on the Web


Specialized News Sites

Here are just a few:


Jurist (U Pitt.)- legal news
  --World Legal News (Jurist) News

Global Legal Monitor (Library of Congress) Search or browse world legal news

Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

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