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Pre-Law LEAP - Spring 1150 Engar: The Role of Law in Society: Library Session #3

Writing Guides

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    MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the law. This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th ed.) and the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (3rd ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.

EndNote Web

Everyone at the University of Utah is eligible for an account on EndNote Web. You can either access it at http://www.myendnoteweb.com The very first time you login you will need to be at the University of Utah IP address (on campus).

Databases for Legal Research

In-Class Exercise

Spend 20 minutes searching for cases and topics relevant to your project. 

Play with the functionality of each database. 

Try a variety of searches and search techniques. 

Ask questions! 

Assignment #3 - Legal Databases

Subject Specialist

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Rebekah Cummings
Contact:
J Willard Marriott Library
295 South 1500 East
Digital Matters Lab
801-581-7701
Skype Contact: @RebekahCummings

LEAP Professor

Dr. Ann Engar

Sill 146

801-581-4891

ann.engar@utah.edu

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