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Journal and News Article Searching

This guide will provide instructions on how to find law review and journal articles, non-legal journal articles, legal news articles, and general news articles.

Important Note About Access to Databases

Be sure to read the Access to Databases Guide carefully before beginning your research.


As the title indicates, this guide provides instructions on how to find articles in legal and non-legal journals available through UCLA's electronic resources as well as databases available to subscribers of Westlaw and LexisNexis. It covers both law reviews and non-legal academic journals as well as legal news and non-legal news publications.

There are 4 main tabs, all of which include subtabs. The guide outline below details the various subsections that fall under each of these 4 main tabs.