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Bibliography of Law Resources in ALIC

This page provides a bibliography of law resources available at the Archives Library and Information Center. You can find more information, including biographies of individuals, by searching ALIC’s Online Public Access Catalog.

* Available in the library at Archives I.


Legal Research

The Federal register: what it is and how to use it: a guide for the user of the Federal register, Code of Federal regulations system. Rev. 1992. Washington, DC: Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration. iv, 123 p.
KF70.A2 U58f 1992

Biehl, Kathy. The lawyer’s guide to Internet research. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2000. x, 350 p.
KF242.A1 B46 2000

Bouchoux, Deborah E. Legal research and writing for paralegals. Boston: Little, Brown, c1994. xxxvii, 614 p.
KF240 .B68 1994

Cohen, Morris L. How to find the law. 9th ed. St. Paul, MN: West, 1989. xxxiv, 716 p.
KF240 .C538 1989

Cohen, Morris L. Legal research in a nutshell. 6th ed. St. Paul, MN: West Pub. Co., 1996. xxi, 397 p.
KF240 .C54 1996

Corbin, John. Find the law in the library: a guide to legal research. Chicago: American Library Association, 1989. viii, 327 p.
KF240 .C63 1989

Jacobstein, J. Myron. Fundamentals of legal research. 6th ed. Westbury, NY: Foundation Press, 1994. xliii, 777 p.
KF240 .J32 1994

Legal Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Black’s law dictionary. 7th ed. St. Paul, MN: West Group, 1999. xxiii, 1738 p.
KF156 .B53 1999

Encyclopedia of the American Constitution. New York: Free Press; London: Collier Macmillan, c1986. 4 v.
KF4548 .E5

Encyclopedia of the American judicial system: studies of the principal institutions and process of law. New York: Scribner, 1987. 3 v.
KF154 .E5

Black, Henry Campbell. Black’s law dictionary: definitions of the terms and phrases of American and English jurisprudence, ancient and modern. 6th ed. St. Paul, MN: West Pub. Co., 1990. xiv, 1657 p.
KF156 .B53 1990*

Bouvier, John. Bouvier’s law dictionary. Cleveland: Banks-Baldwin Law Publishing Co., c1934. 4 p. l., 1245.
KA23 .B6

Rice, Michael Downey. Prentice-Hall dictionary of business, finance, and law. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, c1983. 362 p.
KF887 .R5

Copyright Law

The digital dilemma: intellectual property in the information age. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, c2000. xxi, 340 p.
KF2979 .D54 2000

International study on the impact of copyright law on digital preservation: a joint report of the Library of Congress National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, the Joint Information Systems Committee, the Open Access to Knowledge (OAK) Law Project, the Surf Foundation. Brisbane: Queensland University of Technology, 2008. vii, 200 p.
Z701.3.C65 I58 2008

Libraries, museums, and archives: legal issues and ethical challenges in the new information era. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2002. xiii, 335 p.
KF4315 .L53 2002

Carson, Bryan M. The law of libraries and archives. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2007. xviii, 395 p.
KF4315 .C37 2007

Cogswell, Robert Elzy. Copyright law for unpublished manuscripts & archival collections. Dobbs, Ferry, NY: Glanville Pubs., c1992. ii, 111 p.
KF2996 .C63 1992

Elias, Stephen. Patent, copyright & trademark: a desk reference to intellectual property law. Berkeley: Nolo Press, 1996. 430 p.
KF2980 .E44 1996

Fishman, Stephen. The public domain: how to find copyright-free writings, music, art & more. Berkeley, CA:, 2001. 1 v.
KF3022.Z9 F57 2001

Gorman, Robert A. Copyright law. 2nd edition. Washington, DC: Federal Judicial Center, 2006. viii, 241 p.
Ju 13.2:L 41/2006

Oakley, Robert L. Copyright and preservation: a serious problem in need of a thoughtful solution. Washington, DC: Commission on Preservation and Access, 1990. 55 p.
KF3030.1 .O25 1990

Padfield, Timothy. Copyright for archivists and users of archives. 2nd ed. London: Facet Pub., 2004. 5, 270 p.
KD1289.3 .P33 2004

Shapiro, Michael Steven. A museum guide to copyright and trademark. Washington, DC: The Association, 1999. ix, 226 p.
KF2996 .S53 1999

Federal Law

Burns, James MacGregor. Congress on trial; the legislative process and the administrative state. New York: Harper, 1949. xiv, 224 p.
JK1061 .B8

Congress and urban problems; a casebook on the legislative process. Washington: Brookings Institution, 1969. ix, 405 p.
HT334.U5 C65 1969

Encyclopedia of the American legislative system: studies of the principal structures, processes, and policies of Congress and the state legislatures since the colonial era. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada; New York: Maxwell Macmillan International, c1994. 3 v.
JF501 .E53 1994

Baker, Richard A. 200 notable days: Senate stories, 1787 to 2002. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2006. v, 225 p.
JK1161 .B313 2006

Oleszek, Walter J. Congressional procedures and the policy process. 3rd ed. Washington, DC: CQ Press, c1989. xiii, 330 p.
JK1096 .O43 1989

United States. United States statutes at large. Washington: Published by authority of law under the direction of the Administrator of General Services by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Service: U.S. G.P.O. v.
GS 4.111:(v.nos./pt.nos)

United States. United States statutes at large. Washington: U.S. G.P.O.
AE 2.111:v.98/pt.1 to date


The History and culture of Iroquois diplomacy: an interdisciplinary guide to the treaties of the Six Nations and their league. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1985. xviii, 278 p.
E99.I7 H6*

Making the peace treaties, 1941-1947: a history of the making of the peace beginning with the Atlantic Charter, the Yalta and Potsdam Conferences, and culminating in the drafting of peace treaties with Italy, Bulgaria, Hungary, Rumania, and Finland. Washington, DC: Dept. of State; U.S. G.P.O., 1947. ix, 150 p.
S 1.45:24

Treaties in force: a list of treaties and other international acts of the United States in force on ... Washington: U.S. G.P.O.: 1944- v.
S 9.14:1941 to date

Treaty series: treaties and international agreements registered or filed and recorded with the Secretariat of the United Nations. New York?: United Nations, 1947?- v.
KZ172 .T74

Bigelow, John. Breaches of Anglo-American treaties; a study in history and diplomacy. New York: Sturgis & Walton Company, 1917. 1 p. l., v-xi, 248 p.
E183.8.G7 B5*

Davenport, Frances G. European treaties bearing on the history of the United States and its dependencies. Washington, DC: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1917-37. 4 v.
E173 .D24*

Deloria, Vine. Tribes, treaties, and constitutional tribulations. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1999. xi, 209 p.
KF8210.C5 D45 1999

Kaufman, Natalie Hevener. Human rights treaties and the Senate: a history of opposition. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, c1990. x, 256 p.
K3240.4 .K36 1990

Kavass, Igor I. United States treaties and other international agreements cumulative index 1776-1949: cumulative index to United States treaties and other international agreements 1776-1949 as published in Statutes at large, Malloy, Miller, Bevans, and other relevant sources. Buffalo, NY: W. S. Hein, 1975. 4 v.
JX231 .K3

McClure, Wallace Mitchell. International executive agreements; democratic procedure under the Constitution of the United States. New York: Columbia University Press, 1941. xxii, 449 p.
JK570 .M3

Prucha, Francis Paul. American Indian treaties: the history of a political anomaly. Berkeley: University of California Press, c1994. xvi, 562 p.
KF8205 .P75 1994

United States. Treaties and other international agreements of the United States of America, 1776-1949. Washington: Dept. of State, 1968-76. 13 v.
S 9.12/2:

United States. United States treaties and other international agreements. Washington, DC: Dept. of State; U.S. G.P.O. v.
S 9.12:(vol./pt.)

Administrative and Regulatory Law

Barry, Donald D. The legal foundations of public administration. 2nd ed. St. Paul: West Pub. Co., c1987. xxi, 384 p.
KF5402 .B37 1987

Blachly, Frederick Frank. Administrative legislation and adjudication. Washington DC: The Brookings Institution, 1934. xv, 296p.
JK421 .B45

Blachly, Frederick Frank. Federal regulatory action and control. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 1940. xviii, 356 p.
KF5407 .B57 1940

Brand, Donald Robert. Corporatism and the rule of law: a study of the National Recovery Administration. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1988. ix, 340 p.
KF6011 .B73 1988

Bryner, Gary C. Bureaucratic discretion: law and policy in federal regulatory agencies. New York: Pergamon Press, c1987. xiii, 250 p.
KF5407 .B7

Commerce Clearing House. Administrative procedure; a handbook of law and procedure before federal agencies. 2d ed. New York, Chicago: Commerce Clearing House, Inc., 1946. 239 p.
JK421 .C65

Davis, Kenneth Culp. Administrative law treatise. 3rd ed. Boston: Little, Brown, c1994. 3 v.
KF5402 .D32 Suppl 1996

Freund, Ernst. The growth of American administrative law. St. Louis: Thomas Law Book Company, 1923. 190 p.
JK421 .F7

Kerwin, C. M. Rulemaking: how government agencies write law and make policy. Washington, DC: CQ Press, c1994. xiii, 321 p.
KF5411 .K47 1994

Mullins, M. E. Manual for administrative law judges. 3rd ed. Washington, DC: Administrative Conference of the United States, 1993. x, 244 p.
KF5417.Z9 R9 1993

Shafritz, Jay M. The Facts on File dictionary of public administration. New York, NY: Facts on File, c1985. 610 p.
JA61 .S5

United States. Commission on Federal Paperwork. Rulemaking: a report of the Commission on Federal Paperwork. Washington: The Commission, 1977. 110 p.
JK468. P34 U52 1977ru

United States. Office of the Federal Register. The Federal Register: what it is and how to use it: a guide for the user of the Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations system. Revised June 1985. Washington: Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration; U.S. G.P.O., 1985. iv, 113 p.
AE 2.108:F 31/985

Willoughby, William F. Principles of legislative organization and administration. Washington: The Brookings institution, 1934. xiv, 657 p.
JK1061 .W5