Books can be useful places to start your research. You can find a discussion of the law and citations to leading cases and relevant regulations.
To locate books (both in print and electronic) on your topic, search the library's catalog. A keyword search is usually the best way to start your search. If you want to search by subject heading, try the following subject headings:
While Georgetown Law Library has an excellent collection of books on labor and employment law, there are some specialized materials that may not be available. To search for books held by thousands of libraries from across the country, search WorldCat. Items that you locate on WorldCat can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.
For books on specific topics within labor and employment law, check relevant sections of this guide. For the preeminent treatises available at Georgetown Law, see below:
For recent articles, online sources are the most effective. You can use HeinOnline, Lexis, and Westlaw to find the full text of many (but not all) law journals, or you can use online indexes to get citations for articles in just about all legal journals. HeinOnline even has a Labor and Employment starting page for easy access.For more information on how to find journal articles, consult our Articles for Legal and Non-Legal Research Guide and our Law Reviews Tutorial.
If you need an article from a journal that the Library does not have, contact the Reference Desk. We can help you find a library that does have it. You can also request the article through Interlibrary Loan.