Use the resources listed on this guide and ask a librarian for research help at any time.
Image: Supreme Court Expected to Rule on Obama's Health Care Act. Photograph. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016.
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The SCC Library Career Collection (located on the 1st floor) contains books on careers in specific fields, the job search process, resume and cover letter writing, and interview skills. Here are some examples:
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See career and job information on the SCC program website:
In the Law collection you'll find several dictionaries of legal terms and encyclopedias, like American Jurisprudence.
Also, search our e-reference book databases linked here. They contain dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri and more on topics like:
The Law Collection is located on the 1st floor of the library. It contains federal and state laws, court cases, administrative regulations and other legal sources.
Important note: Some materials in the law collection do not receive regular updates. Shelves are labeled to indicate sources which may have out-of-date information.
Articles from 100s of legal periodicals can be accessed using SCC Library Databases.
To see a full list of law periodicals:
1. Choose a database below
2. Click the PUBLICATIONS link in the database.
3. Search for all publications on the subject of Law.
Example periodicals include:
There are a handful of print periodicals located in the SCC/SFCC library collections:
SCC librarians are not attorneys and, therefore, cannot give legal advice, perform legal research, or interpret legal materials. However, we can make suggestions about resources and research tools you can use.