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HC 431H: Legal Research Guide for Mariners, Ships, Wine and Law in the Middle Ages

A guide on researching secondary sources and cases in the area of maritime and admiralty law.

Finding Books

Authored books offer a chance to learn about a subject in-depth.  Edited books can provide a chapter or chapters targeted at your topic.

Library Catalog (LibrarySearch):  http://librarysearch.uoregon.edu

To search: 

If you want only books/videos/music in the UO Library system:

To broaden your search - If you want books, videos, or other material in the UO Library system and the consortium of 37 colleges and universities in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho: use UO and Summit (Summit materials generally arrive within five days)

If you want to broaden your search even further - Use WorldCat to search beyond the UO Library and the consortium.  These materials are requested through Interlibrary Loan and may come from any library (Books and AV items arrive within an average of 10 days.)  On the Libraries' homepage  http://library.uoregon.edu/  you'll see:

About Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

Before submitting an InterLibrary Loan request, an account must be made. This can be found on the UO Libraries website by clicking the "InterLibrary Loan" link and following the login prompts, or first time users can click here.

Once an account is made, books may be searched for and requested through LibrarySearch.

Please allow about 2 weeks for delivery. An e-mail will be sent when print materials are ready for pick-up.

Most journal articles arrive in 3-4 days and will be sent electronically.

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