Try Sailor at the Anne Arundel County Public Library for Access to Journal Articles and Non-Legal Information

The Anne Arundel County Public Library is a good resource for those times when your research requires non-legal information.  Through the AACPL website you can access Sailor.  As explained on the website: “Sailor is a service of Maryland’s public libraries that provides broadband Internet access for public libraries, schools and local government in Maryland, and an extensive collection of research databases for the use of Maryland public library customers.”

The Research Databases “button” provides access to a number resources  that might be of interest to legal researchers. Links and the database descriptions from Sailor follow:

Business Source Premier  for “business related newspapers and journals. Non-journal content includes company profiles, country reports, industry reports, market research reports, and SWOT analyses.”

MasterFile  for “a wide variety of journal articles, magazine articles, primary source documents, reference book entries and images.”

Regional Business News   where you can “search articles from Crain CommunicationsBusiness PhiladelphiaDaily Record (Baltimore Edition), New York Observer andWashington Times.”

Science Reference Center   where you can “search science oriented reference sources, science journals, biographies, and science related animations, videos, and images.”

In order to access you may have to enter the number on your library card or choose your library system from a drop-down menu.

Please remember that when you need non-legal information for your research you can use your public library right from your desk.

By Joan Bellistri

Law Library Director for the Anne Arundel County Public Law Library

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s