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Legal Databases by Subject: Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Last Updated: Jun 18, 2024 11:38 AM

Encyclopeda & Dictionary Databases

This is a selective list.  Other databases may include access to additional encyclopedias and dictionaries.

United States Law

         Gale Virtual Reference Library includes many law-related encyclopedias. Sample titles include:

State Law (U.S.)

International and Comparative Law



Don't forget to also consult
"Key Legal Databases"
for your research!

Key to Symbols

UB ONLY  - Restricted to current UB-affiliated students, faculty and staff.

LAW ONLY- Restricted to current LAW students and LAW faculty.

IN-HOUSE- Accessible only in designated location (UB library or building).

PUBLIC- Free resource on the Internet, available to everyone.

 Lexis+  (UB law students only)

 Westlaw Edge (UB law students only)

in-house In-House (inside UB Law Library only)

Public Public (free on the Internet)

UB Only UB Only (UB credentials required)