Answered By: Jennifer Harris Last Updated: Apr 08, 2021 Views: 6
In Nexis Uni, you can access Ballantine’s Law Dictionary by doing an Advanced Search.
Type in your legal term and then look below where it says Source and type in Ballentine’s and the full title will pop up and you can select it and then run your search.
In Credo Reference, you have access to Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law as well as many other legal reference materials. First do a search for your term on the home page. Once you get back your results, you will see a link to the Advanced Search over on the top right.
Type your search term into the box that says “with the exact phrase” and then scroll down and click on the “Select Subjects or Titles.” Once you do that, look for the “Social Sciences” category and expand the section for “Criminology & Law.” Scroll all the way down the list and you will see the boxes for the Merriam-Webster Dictionary of Law as well as many other legal reference titles such as the World of Criminal Justice, Gale. Check those boxes and then run your search.
For further assistance, open a chat with us 24/7 from the library homepage, call us at 844.684.0456 during these hours (look for Reference Services), or set up an appointment with a research librarian.
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