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Source Collection for Law Reviews and Journals

Places to find reliable, cite-able PDF and print sources for law review and law journal source collection

Finding Digital Books

The USF libraries have digital books from a variety of online suppliers, including HeinOnline and Gale's Making of Modern Law collection.

USF's digital books include some recent e-books that are not in the public domain. These allow some printing of selected pages, so you may be able to print the title pages and the pages the author cites. Search Ignacio to see if USF has a recent book in ebook format.

Tip: download the title page of the volume as one PDF document and the pages the author cites as another. Use Adobe Acrobat's "insert" function to combine the two documents into one.

Finding Non-Digital Books at USF

If you can't find a digital/PDF version of a book you need, check Ignacio to see if the book is at USF.

Articles often cite books incorrectly, so search Ignacio three ways — by title, by author, and by key word — before giving up.

Finding Non-Digital Books Worldwide with WorldCat

If the book is not at USF, try WorldCat to see if the book is at another library. If it is, the Zief Library may be able to request an interlibrary loan (ILL). To speed up the ILL process, bring a filled-out Zief Library ILL request form to the circulation desk.

Examples - Books

Public Domain

[FN15]. See, e.g., Grant Gilmore, The Death of Contract 12, 13, 18, 59 (1974). Justice Benjamin N. Cardozo alludes to this in Benjamin N. Cardozo, The Nature of the Judicial Process 77, 77-78 (1921) (noting the nineteenth-century belief that there was "an exact rule for every case to be reached by an absolute process of logical deduction") (quoting Roscoe Pound, Juristic Science and The Law, 31 Harv. L. Rev. 1047, 1048 (1918)). See also Roscoe Pound, A Comparison of Ideals On Law, 47 Harv. L. Rev. 2, 13 (1933).

As stated by Sir Edward Coke, "if the childe be born alive, and dyeth of the potion, battery, or other cause, this is murder: for in law it is accounted a reasonable creature, in rerum natura, when it is born alive." [FN32]
[FN32]. 3 Edward Coke, Institutes 50 (1817).


Michael K. Addo, ed., Human Rights Standards and the Responsibility of Transnational Corporations (1999)

Wayne A. Cornelius, ed., Controlling Immigration: a Global Perspective (2004)

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