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Black Law Dictionary (9th ed.) (2009). Dallas: Thomson Reuters.

Georgetown University Library (2019). Law: Primary Sources in U.S Law. https://

Library of Congress (2015).Guide to Secondary Legal Resources. help/secondary-rsrcs.php.

Nicola Sales (n.a.). Law Information Sources. guides/subject/law-userguide.pdf

The Nigerian Law Dictionary (2nd ed.) ( 2010). Keffi: Greenworld Publishing. Company Limited

The People’s Law Dictionary (n.d). Search Legal Terms and definitions.https://

Yale Law School: Lillian Goldman Law Library (20019) Secondary Sources. https:


The paper is aimed at demystify legal information resources for new entrants to the law librarianship. It explains various kinds of legal information resources — primary and secondary sources. The study also highlights some of the areas of law and finally, identifies few of the most commonly used legal databases in Nigeria.