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Business Organizations Law Research Guide: Selected Treatises

This guide includes resources for researching legal issues associated with corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies.


Selected treatises in the Loyola Law Library. To find an item in Loyola's collection which is not on this list, please use Loyola's online catalog.  Some suggested subject headings you can search and/or browse: 

Business enterprises--Law and legislation--United States.

Close corporations--United States.

Corporation law--Illinois

Corporation law--United States.

Corporate governance--Law and legislation--United States.

Limited partnership--United States.


Partnership--United States.

Private companies--United States

In the alternative, you can browse the shelves in the Library.  General corporate law subject materials are located on the 5th floor starting at call number KF 1384; Illinois corporate law materials are shelved on the 3rd floor starting at call number KFI 1610.

To locate books in libraries outside the Loyola University Chicago System, use the WorldCat database (valid Loyola ID and password required).

Illinois-Specific Treatises and Practitioner Materials

Unless otherwise indicated, these are publications of the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education (IICLE).  These items are also available electronically via Loyola's subscription to the IICLE Online Library (see "Databases" tab for links).  Online access is restricted to current Loyola Law School students, staff, and faculty.  Print copies can be found in the 3rd floor Reference area.

General Treatises and Practitioner Materials

The listed items are not restricted to any jurisdiction and are kept current in print.  Most are also available electronically through the Law Library's subscription to Lexis or Westlaw - see the "Databases" tab for direct links to these (and other) titles.  For access to items in Lexis or Westlaw, you must have a user ID and password from those services. Print copies can be found in Law - Main Stacks unless otherwise noted.

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Joe Mitzenmacher
Reference & Electronic Services Librarian
Philip H. Corboy Law Center
25 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, IL 60611