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Tax Research at the HSU Library

Library Basics

Always start at the Library Home Page !!!
From off-campus you will need your Library Barcode [On the back-your id card] for access to our databases. The Library's databases will work from off campus ONLY from links on the Library web site.


The HSU Library Catalog: for-books, government documents, video.
Keyword searching (basic quick search)
Tax law? Picks up truncations of law, such as laws, lawyer, lawyers.
Look at the subjects- reuse the links
Use LC Subject Searching: Taxation law

ebrary, a new source

ebrary is a new service this year. It is a collection of 24,000 electronic books with full text searching, an online bookshelf feature and more. The e-books are also available through the HSU Library Catalog


Most of our journals are now electronic. Use the Journal and Newspaper Finder, the Citation Linker and the SFX System to efficiently use them.

Internet Resources

Use the Research Guides for additional help, particularly the Business Resources pages and the Taxes page.

A particularly useful Internet resource is the complete, searchable US Code Title 26 Internal Revenue Code, put online by Cornell University.

HSU Library Databases

Much of your research will use the HSU Library's Databases , Select the Business/Law Databases.

For Tax Law Research your primary source for Tax Code and related documents will be LexisNexis Academic. An introductory PowerPoint presentation is available for Tax Research in LexisNexis Academic.

More Detailed instructions for LexisNexis Academic.

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Last Updated: September 2006

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