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Law (Postgraduates)

Guide to Online Legal Research

The Guide to Online Legal Research points you to key online legal resources and provides step by step instructions on conducting legal research in a range of legal databases and websites. 

Key databases

The Library has a range of specialised databases which you can access to find cases, legislation, journal articles and legal commentary. The following will be useful for finding information on your legal topics:

Help to get started

Chatting with a liaison librarian early in your research journey may save you time. We can recommend key databases and sources of information to ensure that your literature review is comprehensive. We can assist with setting up and reviewing effective search strategies. You can make an appointment to see us, talk by phone or email, chat on Skype, or we can use Blackboard Collaborate software to demonstrate searchesGo to the Need help? page in this guide to make an appointment with one of your Law Liaison librarians.

Useful websites

Here are some helpful websites with advice from experienced academics.

Key research titles