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The following sources will be found in the Reference Department of the B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library of LIU Post Campus of Long Island University.

Barber, Steve. Legal Research. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1995. Ref. KF 240 .B267 1996

Barber, Steve. Legal Writing for Paralegals. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western Publishing Co., 1993. Ref. KF 250 .B37 1993

Bernardo, Barbara. Paralegal: An Insider's Guide to One of the Fastest Growing Occupations of the 1990's. Princeton, NJ: Peterson's Guides, Inc., 1993.
Ref. KF 320 .L4 B473 1993

Bessette, Joseph M. (ed.) American Justice. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, Inc., 1996.
Ref. KF 154 .A44 1996

Black, Henry C. Black's Law Dictionary. Sixth Edition. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1990. Ref. KF 156 .B53 1990

Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation. Fifteenth Edition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Law Review Association, 1991. Ref. KF 245 .B58 1991

Bouchoux, Deborah E. Legal Research and Writing for Paralegals. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1994. Ref. KF 240 .B68 1994

Cannon, Therese A. Ethics and Professional Responsibility for Legal Assistants. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1996. Ref. KF 320 .L4 C37 1996

Charrow, Veda R. Clear & Effective Legal Writing. Second Edition. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1995. Ref. KF 250 .C45 1995

Civil Practice Law and Rules of the State of New York. Flushing, NY: Looseleaf Law Publications, Inc., 1996/1997. (2 copies) Ref. KFN 5990 .A1963x

Cohen, Morris L., Robert C. Berring, and Kent C. Olson. How to Find the Law. Ninth Edition. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1989. Ref. KF 240 .C538 1989

Corpus Juris Secundum. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1937-Present. Ref. KF 154 .C56

Cummins, Robert R. Basics of Legal Document Preparation. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1997. Ref. KF 250 .C83 1997

Decisions of the United States Supreme Court. Rochester, NY: Lawyer's Cooperative Publishing, 1963-1992. Ref. KF 101.1 .L3x

Dunn, Susan. The Lawyer's Assistant Survival Guide: A Primer. Flushing, NY: Looseleaf
Law Publications, Inc.,1998. Ref. KF 320 .L4 D86 1998

Estrin, Chere B. Everything You Need to Know About Being a Legal Assistant. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1995. Ref. KF 320 .L4 E76 1995

Family Law of the State of New York. Fresh Meadows, NY: Looseleaf Law Publications, Inc., 1994. Ref. KFN 5115 .A29 F342x 1994

Fisher, Mary L. Guide to State Legislative and Administrative Materials. Littleton, CO: American Association of Law Libraries, 1988. Ref.+KF 1 .G8 1988

French, Christofer Ulmont. The Professional Paralegal Job Search. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1995. Ref. KF 320 .L4 F74 1995

Garner, Bryan A. A Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1987. Ref. KF 156 .G367 1987

Garrett, Vena. Introduction to Legal Assisting. New York, NY: Macmillan, 1993.
Ref. KF 320 .L4 G37 1993

Good, C. Edward. Mightier Than The Sword: Powerful Writing in the Legal Profession. Charlottesville, VA: Blue Jeans Press, 1989. Ref. PE 1408 .G5738 1989

Guenther, Nancy Anderman. United States Supreme Court Decisions: An Index to Excerpts, Reprints and Discussions. Second Edition. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1983.
Ref KF 101.6 .G83 1983

Guide to American Law. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1983. Ref. KF 154 .G83 1983

Haller, Bruce L., Alan D. Oshrin and James J. Pulcrano. Family Practice in New York State: A Practical Approach. Flushing, NY: Looseleaf Law Publications, Inc., 1995 -.
Ref. KFN 5115 .Z9 H36x

Hatch, Scott A. Paralegal Procedures and Practices. Minneapolis, MN: West Publishing Co., 1993. Ref. KF 320 .L4 H375 1993

Hazelton, Penny A. Computer Assisted Legal Research: The Basics. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co.,1993. Ref. KF 242 .A1 H49 1993

Hegler, Jean A. and Leo C. Loughrey. Wills: Structure, Design and Settlement under NYS Law. Fresh Meadows, NY: Looseleaf Law Publications, Inc. 1994. Ref. KFN 5201 .H44x 1994 Plus 1996-1997 Supplement

Helewitz, Jeffrey A. Basic Wills, Trusts, and Estates for Paralegals . Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1995. Ref. KF 750 .Z9 H45 1995

Hermann, Richard L., Linda P. Sutherland and Jeanette J. Sobajian. The Paralegal's Guide to U.S. Government Jobs. Washington, D.C. : Federal Reports, Inc., 1996. Ref. KF 320 .L4 P375

Hill, Gerald N. and Kathleen Thompson Hill. Real Life Dictionary of the Law: Taking the Mystery Out of Legal Language. Santa Monica, CA: General Publishing Group, Inc., 1995.
Ref. KF 156 .H55 1995.

Jandt, Fred. E. Effective Interviewing for Paralegals. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Publishing Co., 1995. Ref. KF 320 .L4 J36 1995x

Kunz, Christina L. The Process of Legal Research. Fourth Edition. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1996. Ref. KF 240 .P76 1996

Legal Research Dictionary. Newton Highlands, MA: Legal Information Services, 1987.
Ref. KF 240 .L43

Lynton, Jonathan S. Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, Inc., 1994. Ref. KF 306 .L96 1994

Martin, Fenton S. and Robert U. Goehlert. How to Research the Supreme Court. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly, Inc., 1992. Ref. KF 8741 .A1 M36 1992

Martindale-Hubbell Law Digest. New Providence, RI: Reed Elsevier, Inc., 1995.
Ref. KF 190 .M3 1992

Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. New Providence, RI: Reed Elsevier, Inc., 1995.
Ref. KF 190 .M813

Matthews, Elizabeth. The Law Library Reference Shelf: Annotated Subject Guide. Buffalo, NY: William S. Hein & Co., Inc. 1996. Ref. KF 1 .M33 1996

Moscowitz, Ellyn. Legal Research and Writing for Paralegals. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Publishing Co.,1994. Ref. KF 240 .M67 1994

Olson, Kent C. and Robert C. Berring. Practical Approaches to Legal Research. New York, NY: Haworth Press, 1988. Ref. KF 240 .O37

Oran, Daniel and Mark Tosti. Law Dictionary for Nonlawyers. Third Edition. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Company, 1991. Ref. KF 156 .O7 1991

Orlik, Deborah K. Ethics for the Legal Assistant. Third Edition. Encino, CA: Marlen Hill Publishing, 1994. Ref. KF 320 .L4 O75 1994x

Paralegal's Guide to U.S. Government Jobs: How to Land a Job In 140 Law-Related Careers. Seventh edition. Washington D.C.: Federal Reports, Inc., 1996.
Ref. KF 320 .L4 P375 1996

Penal Law and Criminal Procedure Law of the State of New York. Flushing, NY: Looseleaf Law Publications, Inc., 1995 -. Ref KFN 6100 .A3 1995x

Pener, Michael A. Discovery: Interviewing and Investigation. Dallas, TX: Pearson Publications Company, 1992. Ref. KF 9650 .P46 1992x Plus 1996-1997 Supplement

Pratt, Diana V. Legal Writing: A Systematic Approach: American Casebook Series. Second Edition. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Company, 1993 Ref. KF 250 .P73 1993

Prince, Mary Miles. Bieber's Dictionary of Legal Abbreviations. Buffalo, NY: William S. Hein & Co., Inc., 1988. Ref. KF 246 .B46 1988

Real Property Laws: A Comprehensive Manual for New York State. Fresh Meadows NY: Looseleaf Law Publications, Inc. 1994. Ref. KFN 5140 .A3 1994x

Roberts, Bonita K. and Linda L. Schlueter. Legal Research Guide: Patterns and Practice. Charlottesville, VA: The Michie Company, 1986. Ref. KF 240 .R62 1986

Roderick-Bolton, Wanda. Legal Studies: Terminology and Transcription. Fourth Edition. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western Educational Publishing, 1997. Ref. KF 319 .R6 1997x

Shapiro, Irving. The New Dictionary of Legal Terms. Flushing, NY: Looseleaf Law Publications, Inc., 1992. Ref. KF 156 .S5 1984

Smith, David J. Legal Research and Writing. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1995.
Ref. KF 240 .S6 1996

Statsky, William P. Paralegal Employment: Facts and Strategies for the 1990's. Second Edition. Minneapolis, MN: West Publishing Co., 1993. Ref. KF 320 .L4 S74 1993

Statsky, William P. Paralegal Ethics and Regulation. Second Edition. Minneapolis, MN: West Publishing Co., 1993. Ref. KF 320 .L4 S745 1993

Surrogate's Court Procedure Act and Estates, Powers & Trusts Law of the State of New York. Flushing, NY: Looseleaf Law Publications, Inc. 1996-1997. Ref. KFN 5200 .A6 N48x

Treffinger, Karen. Life Outside the Law Firm: Non-Traditional Careers for Paralegals. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1995. Ref. KF 320 .L4 T68 1995

United States Code Annotated. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1927-Present.
Ref. KF 62 1927 .W45

Wagner, Andrea. How to Land Your First Paralegal Job. Santa Monica, CA: Estrin Publishing, 1992. Ref. KF 320 .L4 W34 1992

Walker, David M. The Oxford Companion to Law. New York, NY: Clarendon Press, 1980. Ref. K 48 .W34

Warner, Ralph. The Independent Paralegal's Handbook. Berkeley, CA: Nolo Press, 1986.
Ref. KF 320 .L4 I4x

WordPerfect Law Office Solutions for DOS. Santa Ana, CA: James Publishing, Inc., 1995.
Ref. KF 320 .A9 W673 1995x text

WordPerfect Law Office Solutions for Windows. Santa Ana, CA: James Publishing, Inc., 1995. Ref. KF 320 .A9 W67 1995x text

Wren, Christopher, and Jill R. Wren. The Legal Research Manual: A Game Plan for Legal Research and Analysis. Second Edition. Madison, WI: Adams & Ambrose Publishing, 1988. Ref. KF 240 .W7 1988

Yelin, Andrea B. The Legal Research and Writing Handbook: A Basic Approach for Paralegals. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1996. Ref. KF 240 .Y45 1996


In addition, the following Court Reports, Statutes, and materials for case finding and verification are part of the Reference collection:

American Digest System. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co. Ref. KF 141 1986.

American Law Reports Federal Cases and Annotations. Rochester, NY: The Lawyer's Cooperative Publishing Company, 1978. Ref. KF 132 .A47 1978.

Federal Reporter. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1925. Ref. KF 105 .W471928

Federal Supplement. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1948. Ref. KF 120 .F42 1948

New York Digest. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1991. Ref. KFN 5057 .A2 1989

New York Supplement. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1941-Present. vol 27, 30-196,
290 -. Ref. KFN 5045 .A333

Shepard's Acts and Cases by Popular Names, Federal and State. Colorado Springs, CO: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1986. Ref. KF 90 .S52 1986

Shepard's Federal Citations. Colorado Springs, CO: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1989.
Ref. Ref. KF 105.2 .S42 1989

Shepard's New York Supplement Citations. Colorado Springs, CO: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1995. Ref. KFN 5045.2 .S56 1995

Shepard's United States Citations: Case Edition. Colorado Springs, CO: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1994. Ref. KF 101.2 .S54 1994

Supreme Court Reporter. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co., 1989. Ref. KF 101 .A322

U.S. Code and Congressional Administrative News. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Co.1967 - Present. Ref. KF 48.W45

United States Law Week. Washington, D.C.: The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
Ref. KF 105 .W47

United States Supreme Court Reports. Rochester, NY:The Lawyer's Cooperative Publishing Company, 1882-1885. Ref. KF 101 .A313 1882x



Paralegal Reserve Sources

The following sources will be found on Reserve at the Reserve Desk:

Baldwin, Diane M. Introduction to Contracts for Paralegals. Dallas, TX: Pearson Publications Co., 1993.

Baldwin, Diane M. Introduction to Business Organizations. Dallas, TX: Pearson Publishing Co. 1993.

Battaile, Kristen L. Computer Exercises for Paralegals in Word Perfect, Lotus 1-2-3, dBase, Lexis and Westlaw. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1993.

Battaile, Kristen L. An Introduction to Computers for Paralegals. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1993.

Blanchard, Roderick D. Litigation and Trial Practice for the Legal Assistant Third Edition. New York, NY: West Publishing Co., 1993.

Brown, Gordon W. Administration of Wills, Trusts, and Estates. Second Edition. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1997.

Buchbinder, David L. Basic Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals. Second Edition. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1994.

Buchbinder, David L. Basic Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals Forms Manual. Second Edition. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1994.

Business Organizations Course Manual, Brookville, NY: Long Island University.

Cohen, Anne M. Practical Administrative Law for Paralegals. New York, NY: West Publishing Co., 1996.

Cooper, David G. An Introduction to Paralegal Studies. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western Publishing Co., 1994.

Covell, Larry. New York Supplement to Accompany Family Law. Fourth Edition. New York, NY: West Publishing Company, 1996.

Criminal Law Course Manual, Brookville, NY: Long Island University.

Edwards, Linda L. Tort Law for Legal Assistants. New York, NY: West Publishing Co., 1992.

Eimermann, Thomas E. Fundamentals of Paralegalism. Third Edition. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1992.

Emanuel, Steven. Corporations First Edition. Larchmont, NY: Emanuel Law Outlines, Inc., 1989.

Frey, Martin. Introduction to Contracts and Restitution. Second Edition. New York, NY: West Publishing Co., 1993.

Galaty, Fillmore W. Modern Real Estate Practice. Fourth Edition. Chicago, IL: Real Estate Education Co, 1996.

Gansberg, Eric M. Paralegals in New York Law: Introduction to Paralegalism. New York, NY: Lawyers Cooperative Publishing, 1994.

Gingrich, Jay H. Wills, Estates, and Trusts. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1996.

Haders, William. The Paralegal's Guide to Administrative Law. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Publishing Co., 1994.

Hall, Daniel E. Criminal Law and Procedure. First Edition. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1996.

Hall, Daniel E. Criminal Procedure and the Constitution. Second Edition. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1997.

Hall, Daniel E. Manual of Criminal Law. Third Edition. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1997.

Helewitz, Jeffrey A. Basic Contract Law for Paralegals. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Co., 1995.

Helmer, Stephen T. New York Supplement to Accompany Basic Civil Litigation. New York, NY: Glencoe, 1995.

Hickok, Harold. Introduction to Environmental Law. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1996.,

Hinkel, Daniel F. Real Estate Law. Second Edition. New York Version. New York, NY: West Publishing Co., 1995.

Kearns, Michael P. The Law of Real Property. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1994.

Kerley, Peggy N. Civil Litigation. Second Edition. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1996.

Kutzavitch, Deborah L. Corporate Law and Business Organizations. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1995.

Lewicki, Roy J. Negotiation. Second Edition. Boston, MA: Irwin, 1994.

Litigation Course Manual, Brookville, NY: Long Island University.

Maerowitz, Marlene A. Fundamentals of Litigation for Paralegals Problems and Applications. Second Edition. New York, NY: Little, Brown and Co., 1996.

Mauet, Thomas A. Fundamentals of Litigation for Paralegals. New York, NY: Brown and Company, 1996.

McCord, James W.H. Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal - A Systems Approach. New York, NY: West Publishing Co., 1995.

Miller, Roger LeRoy. West's Paralegal Today - The Legal Team at Work. Comprehensive Edition. New York, NY: West Publishing Co., NY, 1996.

Moye, John E. The Law of Business Organizations. Fourth Edition. New York, NY: West Publishing Co., 1994.

Olson, Colleen M. Domestic Relations Law for Paralegals. Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Publishing Co., 1994.

Pre-Employment Course Manual, Brookville, NY: Long Island University.

Probate Course Manual, Brookville, NY: Long Island University.

Real Estate Course Manual, Brookville, NY: Long Island University.

Rosenberg, Eileen. Principles of Law Office Management Concepts and Applications. New York, NY: West Publishing Company,1993.

Schneeman, Angela. The Law of Corporations, Partnerships, and Sole Proprietorships, Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1993.

Schrader, Susan J. Introduction to Estates and Trusts. Second Edition. New York, NY: West Publishing Co., 1992.

Siedel, George J. Real Estate Law. Second Edition. New York, NY: West Publishing Co., 1989.

Siegel, David D. New York Practice. St. Paul, MN: West Publishing Company, 1983.

Solis, Teris. Family Law for Paralegals. Dallas, TX: Pearson Publications Company, 1996.

Statsky, William P. Family Law. Fourth Edition. New York, NY: West Publishing Company, 1996.

Statsky, William. Introduction to Paralegalism - Perspectives, Problems, and Skills. Fourth Edition. New York, NY: West Publishing Co., 1992.

Statsky, William P. Study Guide to Family Law. Fourth Edition. New York: West Publishing Company, 1996.

Stewart, Mark A. Resource Manual for Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration for Paralegals. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western Publishing Co., 1995.

Stewart, Mark A. Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration for Paralegals. Cincinnati, OH: South-Western Publishing Co., 1995.

Stim, Richard. Intellectual Property Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights. Albany, NY: Lawyers Cooperative Publishing, 1994.

Tepper, Pamela R., The Law of Contracts and the Uniform Commercial Code. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1995.



Internet Sites

The library subscribes to a number of legal databases that can be accessed from on campus computers. In addition, the Reference Department's home page provides links to useful sources at its Virtual Reference site. To access these sites, click on the headings Government, Legal, and New York State. Other sites may be located from this same page by clicking on the heading Search Engines. This link will provide access to individual search engines from which information may be requested by typing key words or phrases.

Please consult a librarian for assistance at any time during your research.


Compiled by Mindy Gordon
January 1998

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