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Guide to research materials in law.

Steps to Finding Articles

Locate a database from the list to the right (e.g., Legal Periodicals Fulltext)

Search the database with keywords using filters to limit dates. type of resources, etc.

Use the full text links (pdf versions are preferred) within the database to view article

Use  or SFX to link to full text articles available in other databases


Legal Research Introduction

The following videos were developed for the Legal Research and Writing Course at the University of West Florida and describe the fundamental resources in law. They have been made accessible courtesy of Susan W. Harrell, the instructor of the course:

US Reports

Federal Reporter

Fed Supplements

FL Case Law

Fed Statutes

FL Statutes

Digests & ALR


Administrative Law