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Find Articles

Use these resources to find articles from many journals subscribed to by both Copley and the LRC. Other resources for finding law-related articles include: Hein Online and using Google Scholar from the on-campus network.

Legal Subject-Area Research Guides

Helpful short guides to direct your initial search in a new jurisdiction or subject area of federal, state and foreign or international law.

Legal Research Trainings

The law librarians provide research trainings, tailored for subject specific courses.

Local Area Legal Information Guides

Find San Diego area attorneys and other legal research resources.

Interlibrary Loan

For USD law students and faculty, when the LRC does not have an item you need, we can usually get it for you through the San Diego Circuit system or the interlibrary loan system.

Recent Acquisitions

Want to know the latest books recently available in your legal subject area?  Check our recent acquisitions, which are arranged by legal subject.


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