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Keeping Current On The Law: Books

Many online resources enable readers to create alerts to keep current on the latest legal information.

New Books Alerts

A range of ebook collections permit users to create alerts for new books. Below are some selected resources. Many will require users to create an account.

Strategies to Learn of New Books

  • Search WorldCat. Try using the keyword field if you are searching for books a particular topic. 
  • Consult Books in Print. Publishers generally input records well before a book is published.
  • Read book reviews. The tab provides resources on finding book reviews. However, depending on the publication, book reviews can be published significantly after the publication of the book.
  • Subscribe to press catalogs offered by some publishers and publisher email lists.
  • Monitor blog entries in subject-area blogs. Follow a website or social media outlet that informs on new books.