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Ohio Legal Research


This guide provides a quick overview of Ohio legal materials. It covers the major print materials, free web sources, and online databases. The guide can be used by students, faculty members, lawyers, and the general public.

Please contact any of our UC Law Librarians if you need assistance in finding or using any of the resources in the guide.

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CALI Exercise


UC Law Students and Law Faculty can access the CALI exercises.  Go to and follow the log-in instructions.  Call the UC Law Library Reference Desk if you have any questions - 513-556-8078.

Major Research Guides

Ohio Legal Research - Recommended Titles

Ohio Legal Research Guide -Melanie K. Putnam, Susan M. Schaefgen

Call Number: KFO75 .P88

Publication Date: 1997

Ohio Legal Research -Katherine Hall, Sara Simpson

Call Number: KFO75 .H357

Publication Date: 2009


About the Author

Shannon KemenShannon Kemen
Reference Librarian
Robert S. Marx Law Library
Office 310(F)
v: (513) 556-6407
f: (513) 556-6265

Shannon Kemen serves as a Reference Librarian at the University of Cincinnati Robert S. Marx Law Library. She is responsible for providing reference and research assistance to all library patrons. In addition to her reference duties, Ms. Kemen co-teaches Technology in Law Practice. She is a member of various professional associations both regionally and nationally.  Ms. Kemen has published numerous articles and frequently lectures on legal research topics. Prior to joining the library faculty at the University of Cincinnati, Ms. Kemen was a Reference and Electronic Services librarian at Keating Muething & Klekamp, PLL.

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