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Legal Research: Legal Research - Basics

Introduction to Legal Resarch

This page includes resources relevant to all areas of legal research, including information on the U.S. Constitution, statutes, and caselaw, as well as information on New York Law. You can also find links to databases for legal research and some suggested subject headings for searching our book catalog. 

Searching for Articles

Here you can find some suggested databases for article research related to the law.

Searching Law Reviews

Here you can find some databases allowing you to search multiple law reviews and law journals simultaneously. 

For suggestions and links to individual law reviews, see the Law Reviews & Journals tab of this guide. 

Searching for Books

Here you can find some suggested subject headings for looking for books on the law in our catalog. Click one of the subject headings below to be directed to a search in our catalog.