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Business 010: Business Law (Patterson): Searching tricks

This class research guide covers finding resources on Business Law, including finding court cases, legal reviews, and articles on your business legal topic.

Finding books (Tricks)

Searching the Library

KF: U.S. Law

KFC: California Law

    Example: KF 3102 .W75 2011

The essential guide to federal employment laws / Lisa Guerin and Amy DelPo.
Authors:Guerin, Lisa, 1964-
Publication Information: Berkeley, CA : Nolo, 2011.
Edition:3rd ed.
Publication Date:2011
Subject Terms:
Labor laws and legislation -- United States -- Popular works
Labor laws and legislation
Labor laws and legislation -- United States


Searching tricks

Searching term tricks

* Used to expand the word you are searching to include plurals. etc.

              Example: Employ* gives you employee, employ, employment 

"quotes"  Use for phrases     Example "Age Discrimination"

OR Use for either or searching       Example: work or job or employ*

And Use to combine terms you want to have  Example: Discrimination and employ*

Not  Use when you want to eliminate a word from your search (Warning: if you cut a word and it is in an article with words you want, you won't see that article!) 

      Example: Not Cars or "lemon laws"