Answered By: Keith Brisland
Last Updated: Aug 14, 2018     Views: 638

The main law databases are:

  • the Lexis Library which includes All England Law Reports, Atkin’s Court Forms, Corporate Law Direct, Employment Law Online, Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents, Family Law Reports, Halsbury's Laws Direct,  Legislation Direct, Times Law Reports plus access to full-text law journals (see the attached videos on accessing Lexis journals via Summon and Searching Lexis Library for specific articles).
  • Westlaw which includes full-text of UK statutes and European legislation, law reports and journals plus a legal journals index and case citations.  The Westlaw International section includes full coverage of US law (see the attached video on finding US Law Material on Westlaw International).
  • JustCite which is a legal research platform that helps users find leading authorities and establish the current status of the law.

Other law databases include:

  • HeinOnline - a research resource covering full text articles and indexes relating to US and global law. Please note that this is not a current issues database.
  • Oxford Law Trove (Equity & Trusts 2017 and EU 2017 subject collections) Oxford Law Trove enables you to search and interrogate Oxford’s textbook law list. This link gives you free access to Equity & Trusts 2017 and EU 2017 subject series (select from the subject series menu) as well as the opportunity to purchase more textbooks yourself

For further useful resources and information visit the Law LibGuide.

If you would like help using any of these resources you can book a tutorial with one of the Learning and Teaching librarians or visit the Curzon Library Help Desk.  

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