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Law and Legal Studies

This guide lists American University Library databases, print sources, and free Web sites of use to research in Legal Studies.

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Where to Find Books?

The following are the main sources for finding books in libraries.

Current Online Books

The following databases of ebooks contain current book titles. Each of the titles in these databases can be found in the American University's ALADIN catalog above.AU-only icon

Free Older Online Books

The vast majority of books that are free online are published prior to 1923. Their U.S. copyright has expired and they are now in the public domain.

Older Online Books in WRLC Catalog

The following databases of ebooks contain older book titles. Each of the titles in these databases can be found in the American University's ALADIN catalog above. Access is limited to AU-only icon.

The advantage to searching each databae versus the ALADIN catalog is that one can search full text of every book in each database, not just the book record.