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COVID-19 and The GW Law Library

Effective Monday, March 23, the Jacob Burns Law Library will be closed to help flatten the COVID-19 infection curve.

View the two guides below for information during this period.

GW Law Library COVID-19 Operations

Information for Students Regarding Online Learning

Business & Corporate Law Resources


The purpose of this guide is to identify print and digital resources for locating resources on business and corporate law and related interdisciplinary topics. Primary sources include statutes, regulations, cases, and treaties. Secondary sources include treatises, journals, newspapers and magazines, government and scholarly reports, and websites.

Study Aids (Examples & Explanations)

Spring 2020 Update: please see Electronic Versions of Textbooks and Study Aids.

The following study aids may be borrowed from the Reserve Collection at the Law Library's Circulation Desk for up to 2 hours. Older editions may be found in the Law Library stacks. For more study aids in the Law Library's collection, please consult our Study Aids guide.

Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)

CALI lessons are interactive tutorials written by law professors at CALI member schools. They can be used for studying specific topics.

Ask a Reference Librarian for the GW Law CALI code.

Black's Law Dictionary

Business & Finance Dictionaries

Using JACOB to Find Business & Corporate Law Resources

Search the library catalog, JACOB, by Related Subject Headings:

  • Agency Law -- United States
  • Antitrust Law -- United States
  • Bankruptcy -- United States
  • Business Enterprises -- Law and Legislation -- United States
  • Capital market -- Law and Legislation -- United States
  • Close Corporations -- United States
  • Commercial law -- United States
  • Consolidation and Merger of Corporations -- United States
  • Consumer Protection -- United States
  • Corporate Governance -- Law and Legislation -- United States
  • Corporate Reorganizations -- United States
  • Corporation law -- Delaware
  • Corporation Law -- United States
  • Corporations Finance -- Law and Legislation -- United States
  • Debtor and creditor -- United States
  • Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act -- United States
  • Foreign trade regulation -- United States
  • Interstate Commerce -- United States
  • Limited Liability
  • Limited partnership -- United States
  • Partnership -- United States
  • Private Companies -- United States
  • Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 -- United States
  • Securities -- United States
  • Security Law -- United States
  • Small business -- Law and Legislation -- United States
  • Trade regulation -- United States
  • Uniform Commercial Code