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.
Further guides for legal research can be found in the Law section at the bottom of this page.
Emily Allbon's Lawbore: The Law Student's Guide to the Web is a fantastic resource full of hints, tips and links.
Gary Slappers' Legal Skills Guide contains lots of useful information to accompany his English Legal System textbook.
Ian Thompson's Europe on the Internet 53 slide pdf provides extensive links to European Information.
JustCite helps you find leading authorities and establish the current status of the law.
Take the LexisLibrary certification test here.
Guide to LexisLibrary here.
Find online training materials and the Westlaw UK certification test: here.
A database aimed at practitioners and LPC students, first with the latest legal news.
There is a Getting Started Guide here.
Covers the period 1776-1928 with an extensive range of primary and secondary resources, including full books, selected chapters, and journal articles, as well as new thematic essays, and subject introductions on its structural themes.
IDS (Incomes Data Services) is an independent research organisation providing information and analysis in key areas including employment law.
Indexes the literature in the field of sport and recreation, drawing from books, conference proceedings, research papers and about 2,000 journals from around the world.