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Introduction to Basic Legal Citation (online ed. 2013)
by Peter W. Martin (Cornell University)
Blue Book (citation)
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NU School of Law Library
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Please note: Snell Library and the Law Library share access to many databases and e-journals. However, a number of Law Library e-resources, including Westlaw and the Law Library's version of Nexis Uni are not available to the larger University community.
There are a number of approaches to searching:
Hein Online offers several journal collections of note. Contents include: American Bar Association Journals, International and Non-U.S. Law Journals, Criminal Justice Journals, Intellectual Property Law Journals, and Most Cited Law Journals.
JSTOR archives full-text scholarly articles in a number of disciplines, including law and related disciplines. In most instances, this collection will not provide articles published in the last five years. Use Academic Search Premier to locate current materials
This government resource provides full-text access to essential federal publications, including Congressional Bills, Statutes at Large, and public and private laws.
Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis)
Find international and U.S. legal information, including law reviews, federal and state cases, and more.