Legal Research Assignment

Legal Research Assignment

  • Submitted By: aalqu003
  • Date Submitted: 06/29/2014 10:25 AM
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Int'l Business Law
Legal Research Assignment

1- How do you access the FIU library?
In-campus just go to, Out-campus you need to log-in so click on “off-campus access” and log in with your information.

2- What are the steps to finding the list of library resources specific to Business Legal
b. Research
c. Browse By Subject - Business - Business Legal

3- What databases can you search to find the following case Asahi Metal Industry, Co. v. Superior Court of California, Solano County?
a. Lexis Nexis
b. Westlaw

4- What is a peer-reviewed article?
Peer-reviewed articles are read by subject experts ("peers" of the author) before they are published in a journal. The experts look for mistakes, suggest the author make changes to the articles, and may even recommend that an article not be published at all. The purpose of peer review is to ensure that the highest quality articles are published.

5- Which databases would you use to search for peer-reviewed articles in legal research?
a. ABI/Inform: Archive & Complete
b. HeinOnline
c. US Law Reviews and Journals
d. Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, Full Text
e. Westlaw Campus Research

6- Please cite two peer-reviewed legal articles in MLA and APA? (Hint: use and/or Purdue University’s Owl)
*APA : Guba, E.G. and Lincoln, Y.S. (2005), "Paradigmatic controversies, contradictions, and emerging confluences", in Denzin, N.K. and Lincoln, Y.S. (Eds), The SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research, 3rd ed., Sage, Thousand Oaks, CA, pp. 191-215.
*MLA : Cole, Cassandra R; Eastman, Kevin L; Maroney, Patrick F; McCullough, Kathleen A. Journal of Insurance Regulation23. 1 (Fall 2004): 3-23.

7- How can you obtain an article or book that the FIU Library does not have access to? What is the service called?
b. Under the Quick Links ( Borrow from other library )

8- What is the difference between a...

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