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Poli322: American Constitutional Law

Some Useful Information Sources


I. BOOKS

Library catalogs:

EZRA - The Wittenberg University catalog
OhioLINK - Combined catalog of more than 80 Ohio libraries
World Cat Open Access - Combined catalog of thousands of libraries worldwide

(If you can't get it from OhioLINK, fill out the Interlibrary Loan: Book Request Form)
 

Some helpful books:

In the Reference section:

West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 13 volumes. Ref. KF 154 .W47 2005
Black's Law Dictionary. 7th ed. Ref. KF156 .B53 2014  

In the Main Stacks:

The U.S. Constitution A to Z. Main KF 4548 .M33 2002
The Constitution and Its Amendments. 4 volumes. Main KF 4557 .C66 1999

II. PERIODICALS

Article databases for Political Science Research

International Political Science Abstracts Produced by the International Political Science Association, this database includes current indexing and abstracts of the world's leading journals in political science published from 1989 to the present.
Nexis Uni

Contains legal news and reviews, case law, codes and regulations, and more.

Use "Get A Doc Assistance" link to lookup case law.

Use the "All Nexis Uni" button to the left of the search box to Narrow by Content Collection to Law Reviews and Journals. 

Legal Collection Full text and indexing of law journals.
Women's Studies International Indexes multidisciplinary scholarship in feminist research.
Academic Search Complete Contains full text for more than 3,600 scholarly publications, plus article summaries for 900 more journals.
JSTOR Covers a wide variety of subjects areas. Journals start with the first (oldest) issue, although the most recent few years are not included.
New York Times - Historical Full text of the New York Times from its inception in 1851 through 2014. More recent full text at nytimes.com (to create a free account, visit http://www.nytimes.com/grouppass).
America: History and Life U.S and Canadian history, pre-history to present. Has article summaries but no full text.

Or - look at the full list of All Databases.

 

 

III. LOCATING JOURNALS

 

 

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