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Research Assistant Resources

This research guide is a survival guide for NYU Law research assistants (RAs), providing resources for all stages of their RA work.

Guide Outline

The links below can be used to navigate to various tabs in this guide. Several individual pages may be found beneath the main tabs.

   * Getting Started With Research

   * Primary Sources

         - Case Law

         - International & Foreign Law

         - Legislative & Congressional Documents

         - Litigation Documents

         - Regulations

         - Statutes

   * Secondary Sources

         - ALRs, Treatises, Encyclopedias, & Restatements

         - Books & eBooks

         - Interdisciplinary Resources

         - Journal Articles

   * FAQs

Scope of Guide & Advisory Note

This guide is selective and not comprehensive. It should be used as a starting point for further research.  

Inclusion of a link to a website on this research guide should not be interpreted as an endorsement of the accuracy or currency of the material on the website. Moreover, no information in this research guide should be interpreted as legal advice.

Additional assistance may be obtained at the Reference Desk or by contacting your faculty member's library liaison

Research Assistant Bootcamp

On January 22, 2021 the law library held a hour-long training for current and aspiring RAs to review research basics. You can view the training below.