RETIRED GUIDE Legal Studies: Getting Started

Welcome to the Legal Studies Subject Guide

This subject guide provides several starting points for your research in Legal Studies, as well as information about APA citation style and evaluating resources. Explore the tabs above to get started on your research. If you have questions, or you would like to set up a consultation, email Cara Medvedenko, Legal Studies Librarian, at Please allow at least 24 business hours for a response.

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A Tip from your Librarian... 

Always remember, research is just strategic exploration and you are not searching for one right answer. Keep your mind open and curious, and be aware that there are many different resources, viewpoints, and ways to frame information that can result in different reports about a similar topic. Your task is to find reliable and factual information that you will piece together to create a story or picture about the issue you have chosen to research. Citing reliable sources is a way to show your readers that you are providing information that is based on more than just your own personal opinion. For help understanding the big picture of the research process check out the Instructional Videos tab above.

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