This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects, and dissertations in Law.

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Inlcudes HeinOnline, LexisNexis, vLex Justis, and Westlaw.

• Books

Including Law Trove access

Includes: Europe, Ireland, Jersey, Saint Helena, and UK.

• HeinOnline 

Includes: Canada, UK, and USA.

• Lexis+ UK 

Includes: Australia, Canada, France, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, South Africa, UK, and USA.

Additional access instructions:

For use in the UK only

This guide will help you to find records of trials held at the Old Bailey since 1674, as well as records of the prisoners and convicts tried and held there.

• Westlaw 

Includes: Australia, Austria, Barbados, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, EU, Hong Kong, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Rwanda, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan, UK, and Yugoslavia.

Includes: Extensive list of international countries and regions.


• Hansard

Records of court proceedings (including decisions made by judges and arguments from solicitors).

• Legislation

A law or a set of laws that have been passed by Parliament.

• Magistrates' Courts Decisions

Deals with minor offences and holds preliminary hearings for more serious ones.

• Published Government Documents

Includes parliamentary reports, hansard, law commission reports, and committee reports.

• Treaties

International agreements between States in written form and governed by international law.

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Open Access Legal Resources

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