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Legal Studies

Finding Books

Basic Search Tips

  • Place quotation marks around keyword phrases

"trench warfare"
"Iranian Coup"

  • Capitalize Boolean logic connectors (AND, OR).

narrative OR plot
"American Involvement" AND World War I

  • Click either "View all formats and languages" or "View all editions" to view all library holdings for a particular title.
  • Items at UD appear first in the list of search results. Other items can be requested via interlibrary loan.

Advanced Search Tips

  • Type au:, su: or ti: before your keywords to specify author, subject or title words.

su:American Revolution

Browsing the stacks in Morris Library can be extremely helpful when you are looking for additional sources for your research. In Morris Library, books with call numbers starting with the letter K are located in the lower level of the library and fall under the following Library of Congress classifications

K: Law in general; Comparative and uniform law.

KB: Religious law in general; Comparative religious law.

KBM: Jewish law

KBP: Islamic law

KBR: History of canon law

KBU: Law of the Roman Catholic Church

KD-KDK: United Kingdom and Ireland

KDZ: North America

KE: Canada

KF: United States  

KF4110 - KF4270: Legal Education 

KG: Latin America - Mexico and Central America West Indies.

KH: South America

KJ-KKZ: Europe

KL-KWX: Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica

KZ: Law of nations

You can also "browse" the shelves virtually, by searching by Call Number through DELCAT.