Secondary sources are useful for finding analysis and background information on a topic. Secondary sources are also useful tools for finding citations to relevant primary sources.
Law Reviews and Legal Periodicals
HeinOnline: Full-text, fully-searchable compilation of law reviews, bar journals, federal materials, treaties, international resources and more. Documents are organized into “libraries” (or collections) and presented in PDF format. Examples of law reviews and journals dedicated to child welfare and juvenile justice include:
Legal periodicals are also available on Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg.
Interdisciplinary Journal Sources
Visit Databases@Emory to access Woodruff Library's full collection of multi-disciplinary databases. Often other disciplines like sociology, psychology, economics, education, and child development are part of the study of children's rights. A few of the more popular databases are named below.
CSA Worldwide, Sage, Wiley and ProQuest also offer good multi-disciplinary databases which are accessible via Databases@Emory.
Treatises & Practice Materials on Westlaw
Treatises & Practice Materials on Lexis
The following materials are available in the MacMillan Law Library and can provide background and context on adoption and family law issues.
Study Aids & Hornbooks
Blawgs (or law blogs) are helpful when searching for a paper topic. Many legal professionals review blawgs to stay abreast of current trends and latest developments in an area of law. The American Bar Association (ABA) and Justia both offer free directories that can help you find relevant legal blogs on a topic of interest.
Below are a few children's rights blawgs which may be of interest: