Welcome to Source Collecting for Journals! This important step in a student-edited journal's fact-checking process is often a student's introduction to the internal workings of the peer-reviewed scholarly literature in the legal field. But let's face it, it can also feel a bit like scut-work. A couple of crucial things to remember:
If not already done by the lead article editor, sort into type of materials corresponding to the tabs in this guide:
These resources may help you identify and sort the sources:
Start by working on the books, articles, and familiar primary sources you've identified, using the steps above and in the rest of this guide about finding Books, Journals & Articles, and Primary Sources. As you go, note any:
Consult a reference librarian for assistance in deciphering citations and identifying and locating these remaining items.