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Laws/Legal Research


CQ Press Congress Collection

Provides analysis and data related to all aspects fo Congres and its legislation.

First Street (CQ Press)

Use this database to find information about lobbyists, lobbying organizations, and government


Legal Collection (Ebsco)

Database containing over 300 law journals.

Legal Information Institute (Cornell University Law School)

Free website with access to state, federal, and country laws, and more.

LexisNexis Legal Research

Click on the International Legal in left-hand column to access international materials.

ProQuest Congressional Research

Searchable full-text database of congressional publications and legislative research.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law

Encyclopedia of law terminology, excellent legal resource for non-attorneys.

American Society of International Law (ASIL)

ASIL's research portal pulls together international law items, ranging from primary documents to publications of the ASIL.  View the ASIL Guide for help in conducting research in international law.














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Public Administration Librarian


Reba Leiding

Reba Leiding


126 Carrier Library

Contact me if you need help with your research.

Spring Semester 2012:
Office hrs in Pol Sci Dept, Mondays,12:30-2:30 pm
Carrier Reference Desk, Thursdays 1:00-3:00 pm



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