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Landmap

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Description

The Landmap service provides UK academia with a high quality spatial data download service which is enhanced and supported by a range of learning material.

Landmap is no longer being updated. The material presented via this resource should be considered as archival.

Publisher

Mimas

 

 

 

Lawtel

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Description

Lawtel is a current awareness service for legal practitioners. It provides access to a whole range of legal information from tracking progress on legislation through to case summaries and an articles index. It also provides access to directories of solicitors and barristers. In some instances Lawtel will give access to the full text of a document where that document is held in the public domain.

Note: Use the library search to check availability in the library of law reports series or journal titles cited on Lawtel.

Coverage

Subject areas: UK cases; UK legislation. Updated every 24 hours. Use the library catalogue to check availability in the library of law reports series or journal titles cited on Lawtel.

Guides

Publisher

Sweet and Maxwell

 

 

LearnTechLib *

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Description

The Digital Library is a valuable online resource of peer-reviewed and published international journal articles and conference papers on the latest research, developments, and applications related to all aspects of educational technology and e-learning.

Publisher

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education

 

 

 

Legacies of British Slave Ownership

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Description

A database holding the findings of two projects on slave ownership. Topics include areas on the slave owners estates and plantations, maps of the estates. The database also has sections on Commercial, Cultural, Historical, Imperial, Physical and Political aspects of slave ownership.

Coverage

17th Century - 18th Century

Publisher

University College London

 

 

Legal Journals Index (LJI), via Westlaw

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Description

Contains abstracts of every substantive legal journal article published in the UK since 1986.

Note: If only an abstract of a journal article is provided, check whether the journal is available in the library by searching for the journal title in the library search.

Coverage

Back-dating of full-text coverage can vary between publications.

Guides

Publisher

Sweet and Maxwell

 

 

 

Legislation.gov.uk

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Description

Full text of all the UK Parliament Public General Acts (from 1988) onwards and all Local Acts (from 1991) onwards as they were originally enacted.

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Publisher

HMSO

 

 

Lexis PSL

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Description

Lexis PSL (Lexis Professional Support Lawyer) is a package accessed via the Practice Areas tab within the LexisLibrary database. It is set up to provide lawyers with immediate support in the form of current legal information briefings that are applied to particular areas of practice. There are currently 12 practice areas, a number scheduled to increase to 25 areas. Lexis PSL provides access to resources such as practice notes, forms and checklists for legal procedures, with links through to the rest of LexisLibrary materials, such as legislation, case law, journals, legal commentary and electronic books.

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Publisher

LexisNexis

 

 

LexisLibrary

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Description

Covers UK and international legal materials including cases, legislation, journal articles, and practitioner texts.

Note: Mac users may have problems using LexisLibrary with the Safari browser. Updating to Safari 3.1 (via 'Software Update') should fix this. Alternatively use another browser such as Mozilla Firefox.

Certification and student associate

The Lexis Online Research Certification Scheme allows users to gain a nationally recognised online certificate.

Brenda Chong is the current LexisLibrary Student Associate. Brenda can help you with any training needs or difficulties that you might experience using LexisLibrary. Email Brenda

See also: http://www.lexisnexis.co.uk/en-uk/students/default.page

Coverage

Full text coverage of legislation in force, and case law. LexisLibrary also includes the full text of Halsbury's Laws of England; Atkin's Court Forms; Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents, plus other practitioner works in full text. Practice areas include: Tax and Accountancy; Employment; Family; Personal Injury; Property. Subject areas: UK and International Cases; UK and International Legislation.

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Publisher

LexisNexis

 

 

 

 

Lindley and Banks on Partnership (via Westlaw)

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Description

Definitive practitioner text on partnership law, covering both general and limited partnership. Covers all aspects of the life of a partnership, from its nature and formation to the usual contents of a partnership agreement, common areas of dispute, partner liabilities, and to winding up and insolvency. Includes key cases.

Coverage

Subject area: Law, Partnership

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linguistics and Language Behaviour Abstracts

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database
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Description

Indexes international literature in linguistics and related disciplines in the language sciences. The database covers all aspects of the study of language including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics. The database provides abstracts of journal articles from over 1,500 publications, and also provides abstracts of books and dissertations.

Coverage

1973 to present

Publisher

Proquest CSA

 

 

 

LISA (Library and Information Science Abstracts)

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database
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Description

Guide to articles from over 550 periodicals from 68 countries and papers from major English language conferences, going back over 30 years.

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

LISTA (Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts)

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  • This indexing database provides article citations and abstracts, not full text. You can find out if the full text is available by using the library search or by clicking the ‘check for full text’ links in the database
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  • UWE Bristol Alumni cannot access this database

Description

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts provides full text of journal articles and indexing of books, research reports and conference proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, scholarly communication, and electronic publishing. LISTA with Full Text coverage extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

 

Literary Encyclopedia

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Description

The Literary Encyclopedia focuses on literature originally written in English or translated into English. It provides details profiles of authors and texts, and basic knowledge on their cultural contexts. It includes more than 6,000 writers, philosophers and other persons of note, nearly 19,000 works and 1,600 literary and historical topics and events.

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Publisher

Literary Dictionary Company

 

 

 

Literature Online *

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Description

With over a third of a million full-text works of poetry, prose, and drama in English, together with the definitive online criticism and reference library, Literature Online is the world's largest cross-searchable database of literature and criticism.

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Publisher

ProQuest Information and Learning Company. Altenative publisher name: Chadwyck-Healey.

 

 

London Lives 1690 - 1800

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Description

A fully searchable database of 240,000 manuscripts from eight archives and fifteen datasets, giving access to 3.35 million names on the subjects of crime, poverty and social policy between 1690-1800.

Coverage

1690 - 1800

Publisher

University of Hertfordshire

 

 

LWW Health Library for Occupational Therapy

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Description

LWW Health Library – Occupational Therapy provides interactive online access to essentials texts, procedure videos, images, real-life case studies and quiz banks to support occupational therapy students.

 

 

Publisher

Wolters Kluwer

 

 

Lynda.com

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Description

Lynda.com provides video training for a vast number of software products, IT topics, and design and business skills. New courses and topics are added every week.

Search hints

Try searching by subject or by software brand name.

Publisher

Lynda.com

 

 

 

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