Law, History & Culture: Finding Encyclopedia & Background Sources

This is a research guide for locating primary and secondary sources relevant to the study and research done in the Law History & Culture major

Reference Sources defined

Reference sources (also referred to as tertiary or background sources) are extremely useful for providing authoritative overviews and background information on a topic. They will give you the terminology and the key names, dates and concepts that can be used when conducting online searches for scholarly articles, books, as well as for searching for primary sources and historical newspapers. Many reference sources also provide extensive bibliographies that list the important and influential scholarship on a given topic.

Selection of Online Reference Collections

Selection of Print Reference Sources

Biographies