Law Research Guide

ONLINE LIBRARY RESOURCES LAW RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET RECOMMENDED LAW BOOKS
NEWPORT AND RHODE ISLAND LAW

ONLINE LIBRARY RESOURCES

If you have a basic question about law, you might want to try our new online reference book, The Encyclopedia of Everyday Law. If you get stuck, ask a librarian (401-847-8720 x208). For more web resources outside the library, click here or scroll down.

NEWPORT AND RHODE ISLAND LAW

RECOMMENDED LAW BOOKS

The library has a sizable collection of books on law. If you have a specific question, ask at the reference desk. If you’d like to browse, take a look through the sections in non-fiction and reference with call numbers that begin with K (or KF for United States law). Or click here for a quick list of popular works on U.S. law from our library catalog.

LAW RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

  • American Bar Association
    The leading national bar association for United States attorneys, offering publications, legal resources for consumers, and information on a very broad array of legal subjects.
  • Findlaw
    A comprehensive index to legal materials on the Internet for legal professionals, businesses, students, and individuals. Resources include statutes, court cases, codes, legal news, reference tools, directories of service providers, and an online career center
  • Hieros Gamos
    Multilingual portal to online legal resources worldwide, including directories of law firms and legal experts, laws for more than 70 areas of practice, international law, and consumer and business law
  • Legal Forms
    Offers more than 2,000 free Legal Forms
  • LexisONE
    Offers free resources, including case law, legal forms, headline legal news, articles, and an extensive directory of legal Web sites.
  • Martindale Hubbell
    Search the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory for lawyers by name, firm, area of practice, location, or law school attended.
  • Public Library of Law
    Assembles free content from elsewhere on the net into one database. Contains Supreme Court and U.S. Court of Appeals cases, cases from all 50 states after 1997, and federal statutory law and codes.
  • Virtual Chase
    Guides for lawyers and other legal professionals who want to conduct research on the Internet. Offers numerous articles on research strategies, research guides, and teaching tools.