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Textbooks for this Course
Employment and Labor Law by
A comprehensive introduction to employment and labor relations law, EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW is ideal for non-legal students and professionals. Excerpts from real case law throughout the book illustrate how employment-related disputes arise and get resolved in the courts. And, eye-opening chapter features like The Working Law and Ethical Dilemma demonstrate how emplyment legislation and ethical decision-making can impact companies today. Complete with the most up-to-date information on Title VII, ERISA Amendments under the Obama Administration's 2009 economic stimulus plan, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, and much more, no other book combines such balanced coverage with an accessible, reader-friendly approach.
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Electronic Code of Federal Regulations The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) is a web version of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) that we update daily to better reflect its current status. The e-CFR is an editorial compilation of CFR material and amendments published in the daily Federal Register.
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Welcome to Employment Law Research!
This subject guide contains information about researching employment law by using databases, books,journals, and the internet.
If you would like immediate research help, please proceed to our webchat or call the library's main desk (254-519-5798).
Recent, relevant, and reliable databases, journals, and internet tools are important to academic research.
Also look at these Libguides: Finance, Economics, Management and Marketing for more help in researching.
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Recommended Databases for Employment Law
Search in library databases to find scholarly journal articles. These are often subject specific.
Keywords: The right search term is important. Think about the words an expert might use to describe the concepts you are looking for.
Peer Reviewed: Look for search options that let you limit your search to articles that have been reviewed by experts.
Recent: Try to choose articles written in the last ten years to insure that your aren't retrieving outdated research.
Off Campus? Students login with MyCT. Faculty and staff use the same username and password as your email, without the @tamuct.edu.
For more information about each database, click on the "i" icon next to each one.
ABI/INFORM Collection The most comprehensive ABI/INFORM database, this comprises ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, and ABI/INFORM Dateline. The database features thousands of full-text journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals such as the Economist, country-and industry-focused reports, and downloadable data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.
Asian and European Business Collection ProQuest Asian Business and Reference offers detailed information on companies, economies, markets, and overall business conditions throughout the Eastern Hemisphere. A great deal of information on international trade is available as well.
Business Abstracts with Full Text (H.W. Wilson) Business Abstracts with Full Text contains full-text articles from hundreds of key publications, and provides access to product evaluations, interviews, biographical sketches, corporate profiles, obituaries, surveys, statistical rankings, book reviews and reports from associations, societies, trade shows, conferences and more.
Business Source Complete Scholarly business database, providing the ultimate collection of bibliographic and full text content. Indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included. Business Source Complete a superior database for full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more. The Business Searching Interface (BSI) provides an easy way to both browse and search for country economic data, company profiles.
Hoover's Company Profiles This database contains proprietary information about more than 40,000 public and non-public companies and 225,000 key executives. Hoover's, widely recognized as a leader in company data, delivers in depth industry analyses, information on a company's location, summary financials, top competitors, top officers and more.
Legal Collection A collection of respected, scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies. An authoritative source for information on current issues, studies, thoughts and trends of the legal world. Offers full text for nearly 250 of the world's best law journals. It provides information centered on the discipline of law and legal topics such as criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor & human resource law, ethics, the environment and much more.
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Mergent Online Offers electronic access to Mergent's (formerly Moody's Manuals) These include Mergent Banking and Finance Manual, Mergent International Manual, Mergent Public Utilities Manual, Mergent Transportation Manual, Mergent OTC Manual and all the News Reports that go with each of these products. Information includes corporate history, Business Properties and subsidiaries, Officers and directors, Long-term debt, Income statement, Balance sheets, and more.
Nexis Uni Authoritative legal, news, public records and business information; including tax and regulatory publications. You can quickly and easily retrieve documents that meet your specific reference or research needs.
ProQuest Central Serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels. Covering more than 160 subjects areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. This award-winning online reference resource features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos.
Regional Business News This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and news wires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Offers a collection of full-text news wires that incorporates news information from all over the world. Information provided by these sources covers business, political, economic and other diverse, international news events. Several hundred articles are added to this database each day.
Sage Journals Search interface to locate over 40 years worth the Sage Publishing titles. Browse SAGE Articles by Topic or Browse SAGE Journals by Title. SAGE publishes more than 560 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.
Snapshots This database offers top-line international market research overviews focusing on 40+ industries in more than 40 countries worldwide, including regional summaries. It provides market size, share, forecasts and segments.
SpringerLINK Provides online, full-text access to Springer's journal and e-book titles, as well as titles from other publishers. Subjects include: life sciences, chemical sciences, environmental sciences, geosciences, computer science, mathematics, medicine, physics & astronomy, engineering and economics.
Texas Legislature Online Search the official website of the Texas Legislature and get the latest information from the House and Senate of the state.
US Newsstream This database's detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need. Each issue of each newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the papers. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc.
Wall Street Journal: Present The Wall Street Journal (1984-present) is an American English-language international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news.
Westlaw Access to federal and state case law, the United States Code Annotated (USCA), the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), the Federal Register, state statutes and administrative codes, American Jurisprudence 2d (law encyclopedia), American Law Reports (ALR) 2nd-5th and federal series, and more than 900 law journals and reviews. It also includes guides to various areas of law, the text of the U.S. Constitution and state constitutions, and information for pre-law students.
Wiley Online Library Dynamic online content service from John Wiley & Sons, Inc., delivering the full-text of over 300 leading scientific, technical, medical, and professional journals, plus major reference works and the full-text of select Wiley print books online.
Use Full Text Finder to find a journal in our library databases:
- Go the the library homepage.
- Click on eJournals (Journals by Title) under "Library Information".
- Type in the name of the journal (not the title of the article).
- Click "search" or hit "enter."
- In the result list, click on "Full Text Access."
- Click on the link with the best date ranges for your needs.
- If the journal is not available in full text, request it through interlibrary loan.
To check if a journal is peer reviewed, use Ulrich's or the submission guidelines on the journal's webpage.
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Purdue OWL Grammar
More than just citing help--Purdue OWL also provides a usage guide.
A collection of short explanations and tutorials about grammar and writing style.
A resource from the University of Northern Illinois.