Legal research is a very complex process and the resources can be difficult to search without having a background in the law. This page lists some of the major databases that include U.S. and state laws, as well as articles on legal issues. If you need assistance, please ask a librarian to help you.
For more in-depth research, please use the following guides:
The following databases include laws, legal codes and regulations. See "Article Databases" on this page for resources that include journal articles on legal issues.
Use these resources to find articles discussing major legal issues. To find the text of specific laws, legal codes and other legislation, refer to "Law Databases" on this page.