Index to Legal Periodicals

Index to Legal Periodicals

The set of volumes that lists what has appeared in print from 1926 to the present in the major law reviews and law-oriented magazines in various countries—usually organized according to author, title, and subject, and containing a table of cases.

The Index to Legal Periodicals, published by the H. W. Wilson Company of New York, aids individuals who are conducting legal research by enabling them to search the contents of past and currently published periodicals, thereby providing access to secondary source materials. The index is bound every three years, with annual supplements and Advance Sheets for every month except September.

The Index to Legal Periodicals is now available in an on-line form through the Online Computer Library Center, Inc., based in Dublin, Ohio. The database contains records of articles from more than 900 journals and more than 1,400 monographs; the total number of records exceeds 500,000. The earliest articles date back to 1981.

Further readings

Kunz, Christina L., et al. 2000. The Process of Legal Research. 5th ed. Gaithersburg, Md.: Aspen Law & Business.

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For the most part, legal periodical indexes (such as Legaltrac, Index to Legal Periodicals, Current Law Index, etc.
The remaining databases to be added over the next 18 months are the full-text Current Biography, Wilson Author Biographies, Wilson Business Abstracts Full Text, Wilson Education Abstracts Full Text, Wilson General Science Abstracts Full Text and Wilson Humanities Abstracts Full Text; the abstracts database Wilson Art Abstracts; and seven index databases: Bibliographic Index, Biography Index, Book Review Digest, Cumulative Book Index, Index to Legal Periodicals & Books, Library Literature and Vertical File Index.