Primary and secondary sources are essential for conducting successful legal research. This guide provides starting points for locating information and resources about legal topics and the law.
Please review library hours, access procedures, and research services available to the general public before visiting the following law libraries.
Use Gale Virtual Reference Library to find encyclopedia articles.
Primary sources of law consist of state and federal statues, case law, administrative law, and constitutions.
Secondary sources of law such as legal encyclopedia describe or analyze the law. Dictionaries and digests are finding tools.