Skip to Main Content
UC Logo
Libraries | Ask the Libraries

Free Legal Research

Legal Research Guides

Law librarians have prepared subject specific legal research guides to assist with navigating through the research process.  Guides can range from basic to highly complex depending on the subject matter.  Finding the law can be a complicated puzzle, especially if you are unfamiliar with the particular area of law.  So before you begin your research, it’s a good idea to see if there’s a research guide available to you. 

Books, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Treatises, Etc.

Secondary sources are also increasingly available online for free. 


While many journals are only available on paid databases, open access journals and other freely avaiablle articles are increasingly available. The following sources collect freely available journal articles.

University of Cincinnati Libraries

PO Box 210033 Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0033

Phone: 513-556-1424

Contact Us | Staff Directory

University of Cincinnati

Alerts | Clery and HEOA Notice | Notice of Non-Discrimination | eAccessibility Concern | Privacy Statement | Copyright Information

© 2021 University of Cincinnati