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Law - Legal Periodical Indexes

How to locate current law journal articles.

Full Text Periodical Databases

Full text searching:

  • coverage of journals in full text databases is not as comprehensive as the coverage provided by the legal periodical indexes
  • tends to retrieve a larger number of irrelevant articles
  • useful when
    • searching for articles about a narrowly-defined topic
    • using unique keywords
    • searching for known items