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Law

The guides, tutorials and links below will help to develop your information and digital literacy in your subject area.

Law Library subject guide

Find your subject librarian, and useful resources for your subject in this Library guide to Law.

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Finding Legal Materials

Finding Legal Materials

A guide to finding legal materials both in the Library and on the Internet.

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Finding Legal Materials: part 2

A further guide to finding legal materials both in the Library and on the Internet.

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Referencing

Law uses either the Harvard style of referencing, or OSCOLA. You can choose which style to use, but you must be consistent and use the same style throughout your assignment.

Harvard referencing

Guide to the TUOS Harvard referencing style.

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OSCOLA referencing for Law

Guide to the OSCOLA referencing style used by Law.

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Databases

Useful databases for Law include Lexis Library, Westlaw UK, and EUR-Lex; as well as Scopus, and Web of Science, two very comprehensive online databases covering all subjects. Use our short video guides to learn how to search them effectively.

Legal databases : which one should I use?

A guide to the different legal databases available, and how to decide which one is the most appropriate to use for your research.

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Using Web of Science : video guide

Learn how to use the Web of Science database with our video guide (sound required). You can watch the embedded video below or go to Kaltura for a larger resolution.

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Using Scopus: video guide

Learn how to use the Scopus database with our video guide (sound required). You can watch the embedded video below or go to Kaltura for a larger resolution.

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