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MGT301 Business Law I: Encyclopedias

Information Resources for Business Law

What is an encyclopedia?

A subject-specific encyclopedia (or encyclopedic set) is a single (or multi-volume) reference work that provides background information on a more specialized discipline.

For more information, see the helpful 4-page PDF produced by the Campbell University School of Law Library on what are legal encyclopedias, why are they useful, how to use them for research, and features of specific titles.

Print Encyclopedias

American Jurisprudence 2d via Library Databases

Thomson Reuters WestLaw logo
  • With the "All Content" tab selected, click on "Secondary Sources"
  • Enter your search terms in the search box at the top of the page.
  • Click the orange "Search" button
  • Search results will display from all the secondary sources listed: American Law Reports, American Jurisprudence, & Law Reviews
  • Note:  You may click Black's Law Dictionary under Related Content in the right hand column to search for a dictionary definition

LexisNexis logo

  • Click on "Select by Subject or Topic"
  • Under "Legal" click on "Legal Reference"
  • Enter a search strategy
  • Click on "Advanced Options"
  • Under "Source(s)," check the box next to "American Jurisprudence 2d" and uncheck all other boxes
  • Click the "Apply" button
  • Click the "Search" button
  • Note:  You may click on "Browse" to limit your search of this resource to specific subject area(s)

Subject Guide