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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.

Print Encyclopedias

American Jurisprudence 2d via Library Databases

  • 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
  • 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)

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