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Journal Staff Legal Research Guide: Finding Books and Chapters

This guide is designed to assist law journal staff through the process of selecting topics, writing, editing and cite checking law review articles.

Finding Books and Chapters

Another part of the preemption check is to look for books and chapters covering your topic. A preemption check should cover a very wide scope. In addition to searching the Law and Lemieux Library Catalogs, expand your search to include Summit when searching Primo. Many of the libraries' holdings have the table of contents embedded in the catalog, this can be a big help in locating chapters that might be relevant to your topic.


Tips for Searching

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If you need help with your research, please send us a question via our e-mail reference service at or visit us or call the reference desk at 206.398.4225.

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