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Guide to Library Services for Law Review and Law Journals

This guide will serve as a fundamental resource for information on library services and policies geared toward DePaul Law Review and Specialty Journals and their specific research needs.

Finding Primary Law Sources:

The Rinn Law Library has a combination of print and digital resources available to help you access primary law sources.


Within the Library: General Locations by Floor

The Rinn Law Library has a well-balance collection of primary resources within its tri-level location. Below is a snapshot of the arrangement of some of those primary resources from the Rinn Law Library's print collection. For a more comprehensive list of locations for primary resources, secondary resources and finding tools available within the Rinn Law Library, please see the Locations Handout.

**For a more comprehensive list of state code availability in print or electronic format through DePaul, please see the State Code Finding Aid.


Online Resources:

  • Searching for case law via Google Scholar

The tutorial above was created by the Library of Congress and walks you through searching for case law via Google Scholar.

Also see the Library of Congress Blog Post, "How to Locate Free Case Law on the Internet" by Robert Brammer, for a good list of Free Case Law Resources available online and the DePaul Law Libguide on Case Law Research for more in-depth information on case law resources.


When in doubt, ask a Law Reference Librarian:

If you are unable to locate a primary law resource within our collection (print or electronic) or are unclear on whether a resource is an official version, please contact a law reference librarian. You can contact a law reference librarian by;