LGLS 251: Civil Rights & Liberties. Samantha E. Cabral Douglas & Judith Krupp Library Bryant University Spring 2008 (Updated Spring 2009 – LK). Contact the Library. Phone : 401-232-6299 E-mail : [email protected]
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Samantha E. Cabral
Douglas & Judith Krupp Library
Spring 2008 (Updated Spring 2009 – LK)
The CQ Researcher Online : Reports on "hot" contemporary issues (from 1991 to present).
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center : Pros and cons of controversial and current issues.
LexisNexis : You may look up cases, other legal research, as well as news items in this database. See LexisNexis tutorial for help searching this database.
ProQuest Research Library: Search periodicals on legal subjects such as business law, civil law, and more in this ProQuest Research Library Module.
To access any of these databases simply go to the library home page: http://library.bryant.edu and select the “Articles & Databases” link.
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American Civil RightsRef # JC599.U5 E54 1999 (5 vol.)
Civil Liberties in America : A Reference HandbookRef # KF4749 .W35 2004
Encyclopedia of Human RightsRef # JC571 .E67 1996
The Evolving Constitution : How the Supreme Court has Ruled on Issues from Abortion to ZoningRef # KF4548 .L54 1992
First Amendment Freedoms, Selected Cases on Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, AssemblyRef # JC599 .U5 K63
Guide to Homeland SecurityRef # KF4850.A29 G85 2005
Sources of Our Liberties; Documentary Origins of Individual Liberties in the United States Constitution and Bill of RightsRef # JC599 .U5 P42
The Supreme Court and Individual RightsRef # KF4748 .W53 2004
United States Supreme Court Decisions : An Index to Excerpts, Reprints, and DiscussionsRef # KF101.6 G83 2001
To locate a specific journal title go to the Library home page, and select “Articles & Databases” then scroll down to Serials Solutions. Here you will be able to enter in the title of the journal you are searching for. This search engine will tell you if it is available in print or electronic version, and how to access it.
If you were to search for the title “Harvard Human Rights Journal” this is what you would see for results:
This shows that the articles in “Harvard Human Rights Journal” are available in LexisNexis.
You would simply click on the LexisNexis link and search for you articles by keywords or terms.
To find further sources of information you may also consider searching the HELIN Catalog. To do so simply go to the library homepage http://library.bryant.edu .
employee rights, equality before the law, freedom of association, freedom of information, freedom of speech, gay rights, political persecution, ‘privacy, right of”, right of property, and right to education.
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