How to find the scholarly pieces in law:
Use HeinOnline, or Westlaw or Lexis’ journal search options (journals and law reviews). Note that you will NOT get the same results from all three.
In Hein Online (see link on Home page):
Once you have a list of results, you can view the article, but also check citations to it (incomplete, but can be helpful)
Note that you can also find out who has cited an article by selecting part of the title of the article, and searching for it in quotation marks, in the text of other articles (you’re searching for footnotes).
Limit by date, if you wish.
How to find the scholarly pieces outside of law:
Choose an appropriate database & search.
How to Refine Your Search:
- if you're using Easy Search, be sure to run several searches IN the database, rather than just following the Easy Search link
- use Boolean connectors, if supported by the database
- click on an article that looks relevant, browse the subject terms, incorporate those in your search