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Faculty Services

Current Awareness Sources

Non-Legal Resources

In addition to connecting you with legal resources and databases, reference librarians can help you find the right interdisciplinary resources.  For instance:

For Statistics and Empirical Research

  • Statista
  • FedStats
  • U.S. Census Bureau Data

For History

  • Making of Modern Law
  • Historical Newspapers
  • NAACP Papers


Infographic: An ideal son/daughter-in-law? Anything but a politician | Statista
You will find more statistics at Statista


The library is available to help you with your research and scholarship from start to finish.  Librarians can: 

  • assist in training research assistants in using resources,
  • locate difficult to find resources
  • consult in storing large data sets
  • compile source material
  • provide bluebook assistance and citation analysis
  • research networking and promotional opportunities
  • suggest awards for which your publication might be eligible

RA Training

The Law Library offers training sessions for new Research Assistants, generally at the beginning of each semester.  Librarians can also meet with Research Assistants individually to review specific research areas and resources.   Please contact to schedule a training for RAs.

To have links added to your manuscript, please contact the Reference desk at Or, you may have your RAs create the links, using the tutorial below.

ORCID, Hein Author Profiles, and IL Experts