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Researching for a Scholarly Article or Seminar (SAW) Paper

A guide to help you get started on your big paper.

Beyond the Law: Searching for Non-Legal Scholarly Articles

Many students choose to write papers that are interdisciplinary and incorporate insights from other academic fields, such as business, political science, and ethnic studies. 

Generally, your best starting point for finding non-legal scholarly articles is a database specific to the subject you are researching. The main UCLA library maintains a helpful guide to non-law databases by subject:

There are also several general databases that include scholarly articles on multiple subjects: