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Alternative Dispute Resolution: Print Resources

This Research Guide provides information about and links to the Marvin & Virginia Schmid Law Library's most popular and most-cited alternative dispute resolution resources. Topics covered: ADR, arbitration, mediation, and negotiations.

About This Page

This section contains links to and descriptions of useful books on alternative dispute resolution methods. Today, many books exist both in print and online. This research guide will provide examples of useful, up-to-date books or sets of books in print located at the Schmid Law Library, as well as those located in databases. The call number and basic descriptions are provided for each resource in each page's "Library Books" box. Each page will also have a separate listing of relevant electronic titles under the "Databases" box. Access to Bloomberg, LexisNexis, and Westlaw databases may be limited for those who are not currently students, faculty, or staff of the University of Nebraska College of Law.

For purposes of this research guide, print resources tailored to each particular ADR method are located on the following pages:

Locating Resources in the Library Catalog

The library has an extensive collection on Alternative Dispute Resolution. You can search the following search terms on the Schmid Law Library's online catalog for additional resources:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Dispute Resolution 
  • Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Arbitration
  • International Arbitration
  • International Commerical Arbitration 
  • Compromise law
  • Conflict management
  • Mediators 
  • Problem-solving

Locating Resources in Major Databases

There are multiple ways to locate resources in major databases. Here are a few examples of ways to locate resources related to ADR in Bloomberg Law, Lexis+, and Westlaw: 

Bloomberg Law: To identify ADR tiles on Bloomberg Law, one can choose 'Practical Guidance' under the All Content in the search bar, then type 'Alternative Dispute Resolution' as the search term. 

Lexis+: Lexis+ does not offer a separate topic section for ADR. One can locate titles on alternative dispute resolution, arbitration, or mediation by entering the terms in the main search box and reviewing titles provided in the search results. 

Westlaw: There are several ways to locate ADR-related texts and treatises on Westlaw. One way is to choose 'Secondary Sources' from the main menu on the Westlaw home page and then filter by topic to 'Alternative Dispute Resolution.'