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Finding Journal Articles on Legal Topics

This guide is intended to help legal researchers find journal articles on legal topics.

About Law Journals

Law journals are a rich source of scholarly writing. Specialized topics that are too narrow for publication as monographs are typically published in law journals. Although some journals are published commercially, many emanate from law schools and include articles on a broad range of subjects.

Queen's University Library has a law journal collection which includes titles from Canada, the United States, and other countries.  Access to most law journals can be found online via electronic databases such as HeinOnline, the Index to Legal Periodicals, LegalTrac, as well as WestlawNext Canada and Lexis Advance Quicklaw. In addition, the law library also maintains a collection of print law journals as needed, which is located in the stacks at the south end of the main floor.