Law in a Networked World: Resource List


This guide covers electronic and print resources related to the topic of "Law in a Networked World". This area of the law involves a wide variety of issues including intellectual property, privacy, and e-commerce, as well as aspects of comparative, international, and foreign law, and the sources listed reflect that breadth of field. Some of these resources are freely available online, while others are only available at the University of Chicago. This list is by no means exhaustive, but should serve as a good starting point for your research.

Selected Books

Below is a list of some recently published books that address issues related to the regulation of the Internet. Several of these are looseleaf publications, which are updated on a regular basis and contain current information on changes in the law. To locate other books on this topic, try searching the library catalog with the subject, "Internet - law and legislation" or use keyword searching for other relevant topics. All call numbers are for the D'Angelo Law Library, except where indicated.

Selected Journals and Law Reviews

Since many issues related to regulation of the Internet are constantly evolving, journal articles are an essential source for research in this area. A selection of journals that often cover legal issues relating to the Internet is included below. Most of these journals are available through LexisNexis, Westlaw, and HeinOnline. To determine whether the U of C has electronic access to a particular journal, use the E-Journals page on theLibrary website. URLs have been provided where the journal is freely available on the Internet. To find other law databases and journal indexes, see the Library's Law Databases page. To find databases in disciplines other than law, use Database Finder.

Selected Current Awareness Tools

The following publications provide current news and analysis of issues related to the regulation of the Internet. For information about BNA databases available at the Law School, see the Library website.

Selected Websites

Below is a selection of websites that address legal issues related to technology and the Internet. All sites listed are freely available on the Internet. These sites provide a variety of news, relevant documents, and links to other related sites.




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