There are many handbooks, dictionaries and encyclopedias for basic legal research in the Oregon Tech Library:
Some Basic Legal Research Resources from the Oregon Tech Library
|Legal research: how to find & understand the law ||KF240 .E35 2005 |
|Legal research in a nutshell ||KF240 .C54 1996 |
|The Legal researcher's desk reference ||Ref KF240 .L496 |
|West's encyclopedia of American law ||Ref KF154 .W47 1998 |
|ALWD citation manual ||Ref KF245 .A45 2006 |
Call Numbers - Library of Congress call numbers arrange books by subject area and jurisdiction. General law is classed in K; U.S. law in KF.