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Research Guides: Research Assistant Resources

Use My Record to check due dates, renew material, and check the status of OhioLINK requests.

Use ILLIAD to submit and monitor interlibrary loan requests.

General Information for Summer Research Assistants pdf

Finding Journal Articles

To locate specific law journal:

To search for relevant law journal articles:

To locate specific academic journal:

To search for relevant academic articles:

Finding Newpaper Articles

To find the availability of a newspaper, search by the full newspaper name in the OSU library catalog or one of the eJournal lists:

To search for relevant articles, start with one of the specific databases:

View a list of newspapers available in microform at the OSU Libraries. Use the Library Catalog to find the location of the microfiche or microfilm.

Finding Books

To find a book, search by the book's title or author in the following catalogs.

Moritz Databases

These are some of the more popular databases available throught the Moritz Law Library. For additional databases, see the Research Databases, Journals and Periodicals page on our web site.

  • Bloomberg Law [password required] U.S. primary law, company information, case documents, etc.
  • Bloomberg BNA [off-campus] provides a subject list of all products included in BNA All subscription, including Corporate, Employment and Labor, and Tax libraries.
  • CCH Intelliconnect [off-campus] Provides access to state and federal tax laws, reporters, news and other related materials
  • Checkpoint [off-campus] Database containing tax law resources
  • HeinOnline [off-campus] Contains law journals, the Federal Register, U.S. Treaties, classic legal treatises, U.S. Reports , U.S. Attorney General Opinions, and much more.
  • LLMC Digital Online [off-campus] A digital collection of primary & secondary legal materials. Includes decisions from some federal agencies and many official case reporters. A growing collection of common law abroad materials includes materials from British Canada, and India.
  • U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978 [off-campus]is a digital archive that contains select Supreme Court records for the specified time period.

Federal Legislative History Materials

Citation Format

Links to Local Library Web Sites

InterLibrary Loan (ILL)

Once you've exhausted the resources available at Moritz Law Library, The Ohio State University Libraries, OhioLINK, and other local libraries, you may request the material through ILLIAD. If you are still unable to obtain the material, please submit this completed ILL form pdf at the Reference Desk.

If you have trouble finding page numbers for newspaper articles (ILLs cannot be processed without page numbers), try Factiva [off-campus].