Periodical literature is a good way to obtain background information or to locate information about a subject. Westlaw and Lexis provide excellent coverage of U.S. law reviews, but you should consider expanding your journal research to foreign journals and indexes for more comprehensive and global coverage. See our Locating Journal Articles: Foreign & International guide for specific information on these sources. For information on other journal databases, see our Using Articles for Legal and Non-Legal Research for a complete list.
If you already have a citation and would like to read the article, simply type the journal name as atitle search in the library catalog. The results will tell you if we have print, electronic, or both. Be sure to check coverage dates or volume numbers to determine if your particular volume or issue is available. If the library does not have the journal article, you may request the article throughinterlibrary loan and we will ask another library to make a photocopy.
Below is a sampling of some of the journals which focus on war crimes. For back issues search in the online catalog using the title of the journal.