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Legal Research

Research Tips for Using The Web

Professional fee based legal research services

  • Westlaw
  • Lexis Nexis
  • FastCast
  • LOISLaw
  • Government Websites (Primary)

Professional Database providers

  • Index to Legal Periodicals & Books (Wilsonweb)
  • New York Times & Wall Street Journal
  • Medical Databases (based in professional literature)

Professional Organizations websites

Commercial websites

Professional listserves (discussion lists), groups and  blogs,

Personal listserves(discussion lists), groups and  blogs,

Search Engines

Search Techniques

Example Search

Online Government Resources

Legal Website Collection

General Law

Law Schools

Professional Organizations