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Introduction to Legal Secondary Sources

This guide provides an introduction as well as several training videos and tutorials on when and how to use legal secondary sources.

How to use this page

To learn more about Secondary Sources, use the Tutorials listed below.

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Platform Neutral Secondary Source Tutorials

These lessons teach you how and when to use secondary sources.

For CALI Lessons, log into your CALI account with your username and password to access Legal Research Exercises that will transfer across multiple platforms.

Law students should contact a law librarian for your Validation Code if you have never registered for a CALI password. Otherwise, request a new password if you have forgotten your password.

CALI Tutorials by Jurisdiction 

CALI Tutorials by Type of Secondary Source 

Other Tutorials