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Poverty Law Research Guide

This guide covers researching poverty law.

Databases

A more efficient way of searching for relevant articles on your topic than browsing journals is to search in journal databases or indices. For instructions on how to search journal indices and full-text databases efficiently and explanations on why searching journal indexes is a more effective method for articles research than full-text searching, consult Using Articles for Legal and Non-Legal Research research guide.

Newspapers

Journals

To find out whether a journal is available in full text on any of the databases you have access to through the law library or the main campus libraries, open e-Journal Finder. Choose "All" in the "Choose to view per Library" drop-down box and type the title of your journal. The result will be a list of databases that include your journal. Tutorial