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Legal Encyclopedias Research Guide

Brief explanations of legal encyclopedias and American Law Reports are featured.

Where are Legal Encyclopedias and American Law Reports Found Online and in this Library?

American Jurisprudence 2d (green) is found in the Reading Room Reference Collection at call number KF154.A42. Am.Jur. is also available on Lexis and Westlaw. Close by is Corpus Juris Secundum (blue) at call number KF154.C7. Since C.J.S. is published by West, it is only available onWestlaw. State encyclopedias are found with the individual's state material on the third and fourth floors. For other specific titles and locations check GULLiver, the online catalog.

American Law Reports can be found on the right hand shelves as you enter the Reading Room. The First through Sixth Series are located close to each other, beginning with call number KF132.A2. The Federal Series is located at call number KF105.A54, closer to other federal materials in the Reading Room. A.L.R. is also available on both Lexis and Westlaw.