Research Resources

WMU-Cooley Library Research Resources

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Discover all the library resources you have at your fingertips at any of the resources below.

Ask A Librarian

You can find out how to Ask a Librarian here by contacting a librarian. Please visit our contact page.


Find on CoolCat all WMU-Cooley's Law Libraries Catalog for books, ebooks, course reserves, reference material and more.

Electronic Resources

You can find many links here to Electronic Resources such as: Legal Trac, Westlaw, HeinOnline, Index to Legal Periodicals, Legal Scholarship Network, Lexis, LexisNexis Digital, and many more.

Research Links

Find Research Links here to important law-related employment, legal, national, and state resources.

Research Guides

Using our librarian created research guides will help you identify useful print, electronic and internet sources pertinent to their legal issue.

Cooley Connect Portal

Go to WMU-Cooley's intranet Cooley Connect here to provide information for graduates, faculty, staff, and students.

Contact Us

If you have further questions regarding your legal research needs, go to our contact page to reach your campus librarian directly.


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