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A guide for students studying Law at the University of South Wales

TWEETS FROM USW LIBRARY

WELCOME TO THE LAW SUBJECT GUIDE

Use this guide to learn how to search professional legal databases and develop your legal research skills.

Your success as a law student depends upon reading and referencing a wide range of authoritative legal information.

Emily Allbon's Lawbore: The Law Student's Guide to the Web is a fantastic resource full of hints, tips and links.

Ian Thompson's Europe on the Internet 53 slide pdf provides extensive links to European Information.

UPDATED March 2019:

Brexit: the Legal Implications in Practical Law

BREXIT resources curated by Middle Temple

Researching Applicable Law in Wales – What is Unique in Wales?

Law PORT from IALS (for postgraduate researchers)

Learn for Free Law Courses curated by Inner Temple

New Databases Added in 2019:

Practical Law - very good for Commercial Awareness information

LawInSport

Westlaw - Books - full collection 

 

KEY DATABASES

Take the LexisLibrary certification test here.

Guide to LexisLibrary here.

Find online training materials and the Westlaw UK certification test: here.

OSCOLA REFERENCING

Find the latest version of the USW OSCOLA guide here:

OSCOLA Referencing Guide, Revised 2014

OSCOLA Referencing film:

WESTLAW STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE

Kamila Marusarz
16069161@students.southwales.ac.uk

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