Last Updated: Oct 12, 2012
You may search our Online Catalog here to search for books about the various individual Constitutional articles, ammendments, challenges, court cases, etc. Listed below are books on the general Constitution books in both the Reference section and Non-Fiction.
Encyclopedia of the American Constitution
Call Number: R 342.73 ENC
This is located near the Lounge in the center of the library, right next to the newspaper rack. It's white and several volumes.
The Bill of Rights: a primary source investigation
Call Number: 342.73 STA
The Articles of Confederation: a primary source investigation
Call Number: 342.73 CAL
America's Constitution a biography
Call Number: 342.73 AMA
Call Number: 342.73 LEV
Philosophy of law and jurisprudence
Call Number: 340 ADL
The U.S. Constitution and the Supreme Court
Call Number: 342.73 USC
The database passwords can be found by logging into Cubview, go to Burns Library group page at http://cubview.loyolahs.edu/pg/groups/143509/fritz-b-burns-library/ "Group Files." While you are at it, join our group!
HEIN Online Law : After log-in, click on Law Journal Library. Example search: (change for your topic). In search line enter: "supreme court free speech." The search engine returns "supreme AND court AND free AND speech" followed by many journal article titles. The database is not that simple, so you have to click and scan results for relevance. Click for help: http://heinonline.org/HeinDocs/JournalsSubjects_HowTo.pdf
ABC-Clio Social Studies
: After log-in, click on Database Link called, "AMERICAN GOVERNMENT." In the "Quick Search" box in upper right corner, enter the my example search or your own topic like this "supreme court free speech." There will be several journal, periodical, and or reference articles for you to use.
Log-in, create a "My JSTOR Account," and repeat the search you performed in the previous two databases.
Use this link for your Works Cited page.