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A Guide to Legal Research: Finding Library Materials

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Library Materials

Browse for books: Subject Headings

Each Branch library is arranged according the the Library of Congress Classification system. Once you know the general area where books on your topic are kept, it can be very effective to browse the shelves. How to read a call number

  • K is international law
  • KF is United States law
  • KD is British law
  • KZ is used to classify international treaties

K1-7720 Law in general. Comparative and uniform law. Jurisprudence

KF1-9827 Federal law. Common and collective state law Individual states

KFP1-599 Pennsylvania

KD51-9500 England and Wales

KZ2-6795 Law of nations

Journals, Magazines and Newspapers

Physical Copies: All issues are shelved alphabetically by Journal Title at the Lancaster branch:

  • ​JOURNAL OF LAW AND RELIGION
  • CHURCH LAW & TAX REPORT