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Paralegal Research Guide: Paralegal Books

Research tools for finding information about court cases, legal resources, and more.

Online Paralegal eBooks

Here are just a few eBook titles available online that may help your paralegal research. Search the library catalog for more!

Note: If you are off-campus, you will need to log in with your student ID. Don't forget to include the @ symbol! [e.g. @00123456]

Citation Resources

Legal Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Library Call Number Sections

Books at Cerro Coso are shelved by subject using Library of Congress call numbers. Here is a breakdown of where to find books on your topic:

  • JC571 - JC605: Civil Rights
  • KF1 - KF9827: United States Law
  • KFC1 - KFC1199: California Law

Subject Headings

When looking in the catalog (and some databases) for resources, try searching by subject keyword for more refined results. Here are some general subject headings you may wish to try:

  • Court rules--California
  • Court rules--United States
  • Justice
  • Law
  • Law--United States
  • Law and ethics
  • Law and politics
  • Lawyers

Books on Administration of Justice

Here are just a few titles available for checkout at Cerro Coso to help your paralegal research. Search the library catalog for more!