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Public Health

Guide to selected resources in Public Health.


Legal databases

Start your legal research 

with the databases listed below.

For more databases related to law,

check Database Finder under Law category.

Multidisciplinary Databases

To find more databases,

check Database Finder and Browse Database by Subject Category -- Family Science

Selected list 

Other Family Law Resources

Search Terms

Useful keywords for searching within library catalogs, databases, and websites for information related to family law include:

  • Domestic relations
  • Families
  • Children
  • Parent
  • Same-sex marriage
  • Gay couples
  • Divorce
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Separate maintenance

More searching strategies:

  1. How to Search by Citation or Name/Title
  2. How to Search by Subject
  3. How to interpret Legal Citations 

Questions? Contact Law Librarian, Celina McDonald.


To locate additional titles, search the UMD Libraries' catalogs using suggested search terms

News & Current Awareness

General News

  • Jurist - Legal news service reporting on the latest developments in both international and domestic legal news.
  • New York TimesLeading national newspaper.
  • Washington PostLeading national newspaper.


To locate additional family law blogs, see the ABA's Blawg Directory.


Associations & Organizations




Not finding what you are looking for?

Contact Celina McDonaldU.S. Government Information, Criminal Law, Criminology, and Law Librarian, 

Consult Legal Aspects of Family Problems guide for more resources and searching strategies.