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Procurement & Acquisitions Management @ Webster University Library

Legal & Government Finding Aids 

In many cases, a research project relating to procurement and acquisition will require research beyond books and articles into government documents, regulations/laws, and business profiles.  The information below and the Websites tab at left are intended to help you find these types of resources.

Nexis Uni (formerly Lexis-Nexis Academic)

Military and Government Collection

Military and Government Collection is especially helpful when focusing on military acquisitions. It includes the full-text of specialized publications such as Air Force Journal of Logisitics and Defense AT&L as well as government documents, for example, GAO Reports.   Some common subject terms include

  • Air Force procurement
  • defense procurement
  • government purchasing
  • government spending policy
  • industrial procurement
  • public spending

Free websites for US legal resources

The Legal Information Institute (LII) at Cornell University Law School is a "small not-for-profit group that believes everyone should be able to read and understand the laws that govern them, without cost." They fulfill this mission by "publishing law online, for free, and creating materials that help people understand" the law. Collections include:
United States

U.S. States

  • State law resources
  • State statutes by topic

World -- National and International laws