A guide to key legal research databases, user guides and tutorials for the UK, EU, Foreign and International law.

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This pages highlights the key legal databases and research guides available to you, with additional sections for specialist law databases, non-law databases, EU law, human rights law, Canadian law, and foreign and international law.


Key Databases

  • Lexis Library
    UK and EU legislation, case law, journals, encyclopaedias and books. Includes business, employment and family practice areas.
  • Westlaw UK
    UK legislation, case law, dictionaries, journals and books.


    British and Irish Legal Information Institute. UK and Irish legislation and case law (open law database).
  • ICLR Online
    The Law Reports and Weekly Law Reports online.
  • JustisOne
    Case search engine and citation service. Also includes historic legislation.
    UK statutes and statutory instruments (open law database)
  • Lexis Library International
    Australian, Canadian and United States legislation, case law and journals.
  • LexisPSL
    Legal practice guidance database including practice notes, standard forms and precedents, and current awareness
  • Westlaw International
    EU, Canadian and United States legislation, case law and journals.


Guides & Support

  • Print law books are located in 340-349s, 2nd floor, blue zone of the library.
  • Law journals are located at PER 340, also 2nd floor, blue zone.
  • Legislation and law reports are located in the 2nd floor, orange zone.




Specialist Databases

Non-Law Databases

European Union

  • Curia
    Official database of Court of Justice of the European Union.
  • EUR-Lex
    Official database of European Union law, including the Official Journal, treaties, legislation and case law.
  • Europa
    Official website of the European Union with links to all institutions and agencies.
  • European Sources Online
    A guide to finding official sources of EU information, plus expert commentary, analysis, summaries and news.
  • Eurostat
    Official statistics of the European Union including demographic, financial and crime statistics.
  • European Law Blog
    An EU law blog featuring news and commentary on EU case law and legislation.
  • Westlaw International: European Union
    Includes EU legislation, case law, and journals.

Human Rights

Canadian Law

Foreign & International Law

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