Legal Information Reference Center

What is it?

  • Legal Information Reference Center, powered by EBSCOhost, provides the full-text of more than 310 publications and thousands of legal forms.

  • Many of the top consumer legal reference books are provided through Nolo, that nation’s oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses.

Getting Started

Access Legal Information Reference Center through any web browser:

  1. Go to the library’s website and click on the orange Research & Learning button and then on the Articles, Research & Information button.

  2. Click on Legal Information and then on the Legal Information Reference Center link. You will be prompted to log in with your Patron ID # (back of card) and PIN number. 

Using Legal Information Reference Center

  1. Use Legal Information Reference Center by 1) typing in your query in the Basic Search field, 2) choosing Advanced Search for more options, or 3) browsing the list of available publications.

  2. Basic Search allows you to enter a word or phrase. Search suggestions will appear as you begin to type your term(s). Advanced Search gives you options to limit your search by such factors as document type, publication, or published date. Legal Forms by U.S. State, located at the upper left of the page, allows you to limit your form search to a specific state.

  3. Click on an item in your results list to view the record. The record will display the publication information. Click PDF or HTML Full text on the left-hand side of the page to begin reading the article.

  4. Use the Tools Menu on the right-hand side of the page to print, email, or save the article. You can also use the Cite feature to create a citation.

  5. In order to use the “Add to Folder” and “Create Note” functions to save information for access at another time, you must register for an account or sign into EBSCOhost with a Google Account by clicking Sign-In at the top of the page.