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Books in Our Library

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 - Nancy L. Stair
Call Number: 342.73 STA

The Articles of Confederation: a primary source investigation - Kerry P. Callhan
Call Number: 342.73 CAL

America's Constitution a biography
Call Number: 342.73 AMA

Civil Liberties - Debbie Levy
Call Number: 342.73 LEV

Philosophy of law and jurisprudence - Mortimer J. Adler
Call Number: 340 ADL

The U.S. Constitution and the Supreme Court
Call Number: 342.73 USC

Database Research

The database passwords can be found by logging into Cubview, go to Burns Library group page at   "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:

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.
JSTOR  Log-in, create a "My JSTOR Account," and repeat the search you performed in the previous two databases.

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