Journals and Periodicals – Selecting a Periodical Index or Database

The first step to locating relevant legal literature involves choosing a periodical index.

Ask yourself what kind of content and coverage you need and select a periodical index accordingly.

The following are some of the more commonly used periodical indexes:

Index to Canadian Legal Literature (ICLL)

Index to Legal Periodicals and Books (ILPB)

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

fig 1.2 A screenshot of Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals's search page.


fig 1.3 A screenshot of LegalTrac's search page.