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JOUR400 - Media Law (Huffman)

Guide to using LexisNexis, Westlaw and other legal resources for students in Prof. Diana Huffman's Journalism 400 course.

About this Guide

This guide is designed to provide search strategies and suggestions for using resources to support students taking Journalism 400. The emphasis is on LexisNexis and other material available in the University of Maryland Libraries' collections, but some Internet sources are also included.

Contact the subject specialist for more information on the sources suggested within this Guide.

Library Website

For more information about the University Libraries, visit our website:

Off-Campus Access to Library Resources

Most databases, reference works, and e-journals are restricted to current students, faculty, and staff at the University of Maryland.

In order to access databases and online journals remotely, use ResearchPort. When prompted to select a campus, select the option for University of Maryland, College Park and then "Students, Faculty, and Staff". Then log in with your Directory ID, the same username you use for email and other campus services.