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Summer Legal Research Tips

Welcome! (start here)

Congratulations on finding a placement for the summer.  This guide is intended to supplement your first-semester RMiL course and provide some additional information.

You can still use many of our library's resources, provided that you log in correctly so that our information providers know who you are.

Go to the GSU Law Library homepage and click on the Legal Databases tab to get the full A-to-Z list of the law library's resources. You also have continued access to the full university-wide selection of non-legal resources. You can also explore the Georgia State University Library's A-to-Z list as well.

Online Research Guides

Legal Citation Refresher

Here is a short list  of detailed citation guides:

Legal Research and Writing Guides

The Law Library has several resources dedicated to legal research and writing. Please drop by the library and peruse our Practical Skills collection.

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