Key subject resources

  • The Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA), 4th edn - the most recent edition of Oxford University's guide to OSCOLA referencing.  For help with OSCOLA referencing, see this online tutorial, adapted from that developed by the University of Cardiff.
  • Westlaw - full text UK law reports, legislation and journals, with an emphasis on intellectual property and commercial law titles; other featured areas include insurance, accounting and financial services, banking, construction, employment, property and health and safety.
  • Practical Law - legal know how service with peer reviewed resources.
  • Lexis Library - contains CaseSearch citator, plus 66 UK law report series, 39 UK legal journals, UK newspapers, UK Broadsheets, and UK Nationals/Newspapers.
  • HeinOnline - fully searchable archive of law journals mostly from the US, with an increasing number of titles from the UK.
  • U.K. Parliamentary Papers - formerly House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, provides online access to House of Commons sessional papers from 1715 to 2010, with supplementary material back to 1688.
  • Kluwer Arbitration - leading online resource for international arbitration research, containing a wealth of commentary from expert authors and an extensive collection of primary source materials.
  • Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL) - fully updated online edition of the Encyclopedia of Public International Law published in print between 1991 and 2001, including scholarly articles on all aspects of Public International Law.

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Skills and training

Your subject librarian will provide a programme of lectures and training on library and information skills, in consultation with your department or school.

A number of guides and video tutorials on searching databases will be available soon. In the meantime please contact your subject librarian if you require any help.


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