Law (Books & Media)

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Law Books & Media

How to Find books, videos, and other materials in Steely Library.

  • These are suggestions only and do not reflect the full range of materials that may be useful to you.
  • If you need additional assistance, Ask Steely Library!

For locating specific items, including videos in the Media Collection, using the library's catalog, NKUIRE, is recommended. Keyword, Author, Title, and Subject are among the ways you can search.

For Non-Print Media (videos, DVDs, CDs, slides, etc.), Consider the "Media Searches" tab atop the NKUIRE search page.

WorldCat is the world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 49 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Covers information from 2100 B.C.E. to the present. Includes holdings information from libraries across the world. Now includes the Library of Congress Subject Headings as its thesaurus. If Steely Library does not own a title, it may be requested through SourceFinder.

Browsing for books in Steely's Reference and Circulating collections can be very useful

For Law, the following call number areas are suggested:

  • K1-7720 Law in general.
  • K85-89 Legal research.
  • K115-130 The legal profession.
  • K140-165 History of law.
  • K201-487 Jurisprudence. Philosophy and theory of law.
  • K520-5582 Comparative law.
  • K1000-1395 Commercial law.
  • K2100-2385 Courts. Procedure
  • K3154-3370 Constitutional law.
  • KE1-9450 Law of Canada.
  • KF1-9827 Law of the United States. Federal law. Common and collective state law.
  • KG1-999 Latin America. Mexico and Central America. West Indies. Caribbean area.
  • KH South America.
  • KJ-KKZ Europe.
  • KL-KWX Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica.

The Law Research Guide is maintained by Philip Yannarella. Suggestions and comments are welcome.

Steely Library phone number:  859.572.5457