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

REMINDER: Download the University VPN system to access these resources while on or off campus.

Legal Databases

Remember to check the jurisdiction before searching.


Remember to check the date for Full Text Access. Ideally it's best to go with YEAR - present

A database of digitised UK doctoral theses offering free online access to theses of participating Higher Education institutions.


Europe E-theses Portal.

• Dissertations@Portsmouth fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

The University Library maintains a limited selection of undergraduate student dissertations, taught postgraduate student dissertations and MPhils in electronic form.

PhD level theses, including Prof Docs and MPhils, written by Portsmouth students, printed copies - 2013 and earlier.

Library and Archives Canada database.

• Trove 

National Library of Australia’s Trove database.

Your Subject Team

 Mystery Beck

Faculty Librarian Law & Criminology


phone (023) 9284 3240

 Sharon Bittner

Assistant Faculty Librarian (Humanities, Law, & Criminology)


phone (023) 9284 3234