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United States: legal resources: Textbooks, treatises, etc.

Older treatises

The Library's secondary collection also holds a number of older treatises, some of which were key works in their day.  Members of the University with single sign-on may find it more convenient to access older material electronically, for example through the Making of the Modern World database.

Textbooks, treatises and other publications

You can use the subject search option in SOLO to get you started - remember to add United States at the end. For example to find works on US contract law use Contracts United States


Some leading subject authorities

Many of these are large multivolume works, updated with pocket parts or new loose-leaf pages.  In some cases, the work has been continued in later editions by other authors.

UP e-books

Library of e-books from the following American University Presses

California, Chicago, Columbia, Cornell,  Florida, Fordham,  Hawai'i,  Illinois,  Kentucky, Minnesota ,Mississippi,The MIT, New York, North Carolina,   Stanford,  Yale & American University in Cairo

Princeton is joining in October 2017.

Miscellaneous publications

The Library's collections also include material published by the GPO and books by American legal writers intended for wider, or different, audiences.