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Legal Research

Use this guide to locate information about laws, statutes, regulations cases, legal opinions and how to conduct legal research.

Discovery Search

Use Discovery Search to find books and articles for your topic. Please note that Discovery searches most MCC Library databases.  You may wish to search some of the individual databases listed in this guide for more narrow and subject specific results.

Research databases



Limit Your Results

Databases for Cases, Statutes, & Regulations

 

Need help using Westlaw?  Watch one of these tutorials.

Databases for General & Background Information

Legal Forms

Newspaper Databases

Database Help

How to Find Articles from Newspapers and News Sources

Using the online databases from the MCC Library, you can also search for articles from newspapers. For best results, view in HD.

Search for Articles with Google Scholar

You can customize Google Scholar to link to full text articles from MCC Library collections....

  1. Go to https://scholar.google.com/
  2. Click the horizontal lines in the left corner next to the Google Scholar logo (Chrome browser) or next to My profile.
  3. Click Settings and then Library links
  4. Type MCC Library and hit enter
  5. Deselect any other libraries and check the box next to MCC Library - Full-Text @ MCC Library
  6. Click Save
  7. Enter your article search

Click the Full-Text @ MCC Library beside the article to access it.  For search results where there is no link for the MCC Library, you may get some free full text from the publisher or be asked to purchase the article.