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Archbold: Criminal Pleading Evidence and Practice (via Westlaw)

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Description

Provides the reader with all the material needed when preparing for a case and during a trial. Includes both substantive law and practice and procedure of the courts.

Help available from within the site

Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

Atkin's Court Forms (via LexisLibrary)

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Description

UK encyclopaedia of civil litigation forms, precedents and procedure. Includes a collection of the main procedural documents required in every civil proceeding before the courts and judicial tribunals of England and Wales.

Help available from within the site.

Coverage

Full text. Selectively updated on a monthly basis.

Publisher

LexisNexis Butterworths

 

 

Blackstone's Criminal Practice (via LexisLibrary)

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Description

An annual publication from Oxford University Press which covers all areas of criminal law and is divided into 6 different subject areas.

Help available from within the site

Coverage

Full text. Updated regularly.

Publisher

LNUK

 

 

Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service

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Description

Covers all aspects of personal injury law and litigation.

Publisher

Lexis Nexis

 

 

Cambridge Journals Online *

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Description

Cambridge Journals Digital Archive contains the full text from 170 journals, from volume 1, issue 1 to 1996. Please note, we only subscribe to the latest issues of some of the journals. Subjects covered include: science and technology, animal science, agriculture, ecology and conservation, history, law, language, linguistics and literature, mathematics and computer science, medicine, music and drama, philosophy and religion, physical sciences, and politics and economics.

Guide

Video overview of Cambridge Journals Online

Publisher

Cambridge via JISC

 

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations

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Description

A web-based service which allows users to search for the meanings of abbreviations of English-language legal publications or enter the title of a law publication to find the abbreviation.

 

 

 

Chitty on Contracts, via Westlaw

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Description

Definitive practitioner text on contract law.

Help available from within the site

Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

Civil Procedure Rules (White Book), via Westlaw

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Description

The definitive statement on civil procedure. It provides high quality commentary and expert opinion as well as links to primary sources referenced.

Help available from within the site.

Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

Clarke, Hall and Morrison on Children

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Description

Leading work on both the civil jurisdiction of the family courts and the criminal jurisdiction of the youth courts.  Provides access to all the legislation, circulars and guidance notes that relate to every aspect of child law. It also includes useful procedural tables, checklists, precedents and flowcharts.

Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

Clerk and Lindsell on Torts

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Description

Definitive practitioner text on torts.

Help available from within the site.

Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

Curia: European Court of Justice

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Description

Case-law database on the official web site of the European Court of Justice (as well as the General Court and the European Union Civil Service Tribunal)

Coverage

1997- present

Guides

Info-Curia Help guide

Publisher

European Court of Justice

 

 

 

 

Current Sentencing Practice, via Westlaw

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Description

A comprehensive service on the law and practice of sentencing in England and Wales. Includes The Referencer which provides at-a-glance information on sentencing law. Cross referenced to Archbold.

Help is available from within the site.

Coverage

Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

Encyclopedia of Compulsory Purchase and Compensation, via Westlaw UK

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Description

This encyclopedia offers a guide to the detailed and complex provisions of the law relating to the compulsory purchase of land and the compensation provisions. Contains the full text of all relevant statutes, statutory instruments and circulars, together with case summaries. Expert commentary highlights the practical application of the law.

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Forms and Precedents

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Description

A source of transactional precedents. The encyclopaedia contains over 12,000 forms and precedents covering areas such as sale of land, landlord and tenant, commercial law, wills and trusts, and family law. It also includes checklists, procedural tables and guidance on land registration, stamp duty and tax.

Help available from within the site

Coverage

Full text. Selectively updated once a month.

Publisher

LexisNexis Butterworths

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Environmental Health Law and Practice, via Westlaw UK

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Description

This encyclopedia provides coverage of the purpose and practical application of the legislation and guidance relating to environmental health law. Contains the full text of all relevant statutes, statutory instruments, and circulars plus commentary.

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

Encyclopedia of Highway Law and Practice, via Westlaw UK

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Description

A major work on highway law including full text of all relevant legislation, complete with annotations.

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Housing Law and Practice, via Westlaw UK

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Description

An up-to-date online encyclopaedia of housing law. Aimed at practitioners and includes commentary on all relevant legislation.

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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Description

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Human Rights covers a wide range of topics, including key organisations, events, and leading figures.

Publisher

OUP

 

 

Encyclopedia of Local Government Law, via Westlaw UK

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Description

This definitive work sets out the full text of Acts and regulations, accompanying each one with a detailed commentary and full references to relevant judicial authorites.

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Planning Law and Practice, via Westlaw UK

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Description

A comprehensive source of guidance and policy on planning law. It includes expert commentary on all relevant legislation and provides access to up-to-date circulars, PPGs and PPSs, MPGs and MPSs, RPGs, and RSSs and TANs

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

 

 

Encyclopedia of Road Traffic Law and Practice, via Westlaw UK

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Description

This source provides comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date information on all aspects of road traffic law and practice. Reproduces all relevant legislation and subordinate legislation, with clear detailed explanation and interpretations.

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

English Reports, via Heinonline

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Description

Covers the decisions of the English Courts prior to the start of the Law Reports in 1865.

Coverage

Full reprint (1220 - 1865)

Guides

Publisher

William S. Hein & Co

 

 

EUR-Lex

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Description

Provides direct access to European Union law. Includes the Official Journal of the European Union along with the treaties, legislation, case-law, and legislative proposals.

Coverage

Subject areas: Europe; Law; European Union; EU

Guides

Publisher

Europa

 

 

 

European Sources Online

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Description

An online database and information service which provides access to information on the institutions and activities of the European Union, the countries, regions, and other international organisations of Europe.

Coverage

A range of legal documents, books, and journals from the foundation of the European Union and its predecessors.

Guides

Publisher

European Documentation Centre, University of Cardiff

 

 

Family Law Online *

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Description

Family Law Online covers a range of material focussed on the practice of Family Law. Titles included in this database are Family Law Journal, Child & Family Law Quarterly, International Family Law, Family Law Reports, and Children Law & Practice.

Publisher

Jordan Publishing

 

 

 

FLAG (Foreign Law Guide)

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Description

Holdings of foreign primary-source materials in UK libraries.

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Publisher

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

 

 

Halsbury's Laws of England, via LexisLibrary

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Description

Halsbury's Laws of England is a general legal encyclopaedia covering the whole spectrum of English law. It is is divided into alphabetically-arranged titles. The text of those titles is supplemented by regularly-updated annotations.

Coverage

This is a commenatry service with links to most primary sources referenced in the text. It is updated monthly. Subject areas: law / commentary

Guides

Publisher

LexisNexis

 

 

Halsbury's Statutes known as UK Parliament Acts on LexisLibrary

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Description

UK Parliament Acts contain the full, amended text of all public general Acts that are currently in force. Legislation that has been recently enacted but is not yet in force is also included. Public general Acts that are no longer in force do not appear in full text but a note explains why the enactment no longer applies.

Coverage

United Kingdom. Please note that this source contains Statutes of England and Wales. Acts that were made by the Westminster Parliament and relate to Scotland only are not included, although provisions of Scottish Acts that apply or are relevant to England and/or Wales are included. Westminster Parliament Acts containing some Scotland-only provisions pre- and post-devolution are reproduced in full.

Publisher

LexisNexis

 

 

Halsbury's Statutes Citator, via LexisLibrary

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Description

Halsbury's Statutes Citator provides a citation for the current status of over 7,600 statutes. There are links through to the full text.  

Coverage

A comprehensive list of amendments to all statutes which have been considered in Halsbury's Statutes since 1929.

Publisher

LexisNexis

 

 

 

 

 

Halsbury's Statutory Instruments, via LexisLibrary

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Description

Halsbury's Statutes Citator provides a citation for the current status of over 7,600 statutes. There are links through to the full text.  

Coverage

Halsbury's Statutory Instruments Citator lists in alphabetical order the full title of statutory instruments dealt with by Halsbury's Statutory Instruments.

Publisher

LexisNexis

 

 

 

 

Hansard

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Description

Edited verbatim report of proceedings in the Commons Chamber, Westminster Hall, and Standing Committees. Contains written ministerial statements and written answers.

Coverage

Coverage from the 1988 / 1998 session of Parliament through to the current session.

Publisher

Parliament

 

 

Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law

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Description

Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law provides commentary on industrial relations and employment law and practice. It analyses the law, and fills in the practical background. The texts of all the relevant statutes and statutory instruments are set out in full, with detailed annotations. It also includes precedents.

Coverage

Subject area: Law / Employment Law / Commentary / Industrial relations / Human Resource Management

Publisher

LexisNexis Butterworths

 

 

Heinonline *

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  • More than 90% of the currently published journals in this database are included in the main library search
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Description

Heinonline is a full-text, searchable archive of law journals. US titles dominate but an increasing number from the UK and other jurisdictions are included. In most cases coverage starts from the first issue of a journal. Pages appear as they would in the original hardcopy including all charts, graphs, and photographs.

Coverage

The very latest issues of journals may not be available due to licensing restrictions. Hein call this a 'moving wall' and these journals are added when the next issues are published. Subject area: Law.

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Publisher

HeinOnline

 

 

 

 

 

 

i-Law

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Description

i-law is a commercial law database offering specialist commentary and analysis as well as access to some case reports in maritime and commercial law.

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Publisher

Informa UK Limited

 

 

ICLR Online

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Description

ICLR Online provides full-text access to the The Law Reports for the Superior and Appellate Courts of England and Wales. Includes: court ready PDFs, WLR daily case summaries and a citator.

Coverage

Full text from 1865 to date

Publisher

ICLR

 

 

 

IDS Employment Law

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Description

Database providing information on employment law, plus access to news, and an archive of cases, articles, transcripts, and relevant legislation including Acts, European legislation, statutory instruments, and codes of practice.

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Publisher

IDS

 

 

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, via HeinOnline

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, via HeinOnline

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Description

Index to articles and book reviews appearing in more than 500 legal journals published worldwide. Provides in-depth coverage of public and private international law, comparative and foreign law, and the law of all jurisdictions other than the United States, the UK, Canada, and Australia.  Links to the full text of more than 34,000 articles and book reviews in more than 100 periodicals that are available in HeinOnline.

Coverage

Coverage dates: Indexing 1985+, digitised version of print index 1960+

Guides

Publisher

William S. Hein & Co

 

 

 

Index to Legal Periodicals and Books Full Text *

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  • More than 50% of the currently published journals in this database are included in the main library search
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Description

A bibliographic database that cites articles from legal periodicals and indexes law books published or edited in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Full-text coverage for selected periodicals is also included.

Note: Select Legal Periodicals Full Text in the Database Selection area before you enter any search terms.

Coverage

Coverage dates: Indexing 1981+, Abstracting 1990+, 'select' Full text 1995+

Guide

Publisher

EBSCO

 

 

Index to Theses

Index to Theses has changed its name to ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland

 

 

International Encyclopaedia of Labour Law and Industrial Relations

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Description

The International Encyclopaedia for Labour Law and Industrial Relations provides information to the international business and labour relations communities. The work offers factual information and practical insight into both the technical legal and day-to-day aspects of labour relations. It also covers developing trends in the relationship between management and labour. Includes over 60 detailed country-by-country monographs and eight in-depth international monographs, as well as five volumes of case law and five volumes of reprinted legislation.

Publisher

Wolters Kluwer

 

 

 

JSTOR *

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Description

UWE subscribes to the JSTOR multidisciplinary Arts and Sciences Collections I,II,III,V,VII and VIII. This incorporates access to a scholarly archive of over 1,000 full-text electronic journals in the following fields: history, economics, archaeology, classics, sociology, Asian, African, Latin American, Middle Eastern and Slavic studies, political science, music, film studies, performing arts, mathematics, ecology, psychology, business, art, architecture, language, literature, law, religion and public policy. These existing collections are complemented by the Ireland Collection which incorporates manuscripts, monographs and journals on Irish arts, humanities and sciences with materials that span from the 1780s to the present.

Coverage

Various coverage 1861-2007.

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Publisher

JSTOR

 

 

JustCite

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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

JustCite is a legal citator providing links to cases, legislation, and articles in a range of databases including LexisLibrary and WestlawUK.

Certification

The JustCite Online Proficiency test allows users to gain a nationally recognised online certificate.

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Publisher

Justis publishing

 

 

Kemp on Lawtel

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Description

Kemp on Lawtel is a collection of personal injury quantum reports and practice tools. It also includes a schedule of damages application.

Note: Once logged into Lawtel, you will find Kemp in ‘Specialist Areas’.

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Publisher

Sweet and Maxwell

 

 

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.

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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.

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

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

 

 

 

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database

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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

The NCJRS: National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database is published by the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice's National Criminal Justice Reference Service, an information clearinghouse for people around the U.S. and the world involved with research, policy, and practice related to criminal and juvenile justice, and drug control.

Publisher

Proquest

 

 

Nexis

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Description

Full text database including UK national and regional newspapers and trade press plus many newspapers and magazines published worldwide.

Also includes full-text information covering companies, industries, market surveys, countries, and people.

Coverage

A range of European language titles are covered; other worldwide sources are English language.

Please note the latest month of The Financial Times is not available on Nexis. Please use the Library's print copy instead.

Guides

Publisher

Lexis Nexis Butterworths

 

 

Oxford English Dictionary Online

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Description

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.

Coverage

Updated quarterly

Publisher

Oxford University Press

 

 

 

ProQuest Criminal Justice *

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Description

ProQuest Criminal Justice is a comprehensive database of U.S. and international criminal justice journals including abstracts and indexing for 250 titles, more than 100 of which are available in full text.

Coverage

  • Criminology
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Justice
  • Law enforcement
  • Family Law
  • Industrial Security
  • Rehabilitation

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland

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  • This database provides thesis citations and abstracts, not full text. Full text might be available through the British Library Ethos service, or via inter-library loan
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Description

This database was formerly known as Index to Theses, it is the most comprehensive available record of doctoral theses from the United Kingdom and Ireland. The collection offers the most comprehensive available listing of theses, with abstracts, accepted for higher degrees by universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland, since 1716.

Coverage

  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Business
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Health & Medicine
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: History
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Literature & Language
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Science & Technology
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: Social Sciences
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses: UK & Ireland: The Arts

Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

Practical Law

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Description

Practical Law delivers online legal know-how . It includes the following materials:

  • Practice notes - concise explanations covering core transactions and background law
  • Standard documents and drafting notes
  • Current awareness which explains the practical implications of key developments. Our subscription includes access to the modules PLC Corporate, PLC Cross Border and PLC Finance.

Note: Please note that UWE Bristol does not subscribe to all Practical Law modules

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Publisher

Practical Law Company

 

 

Simon's Direct Tax Service

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Description

An authorative source on UK income tax, corporation tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax and international taxation. Includes worked examples and is cross-referenced to the legislation, source materials and tax treaties.

Help available from within the site

Coverage

Full text. Updated weekly. Subject area: Law (commentary)

Publisher

LexisNexis Butterworths

 

 

The Times Digital Archive

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Description

The Times Digital Archive provides convenient access to an extraordinary library of back issues of this renowned newspaper online.
By taking the microfilm collection of The Times (London) and producing a high-resolution digital format with searchable images, The Times Digital Archive represents unprecedented access to one of the most highly regarded resources for the study of 18th century history and onward.

Coverage

Coverage from 1785 to 2010

Publisher

Thomson/Gale

 

 

Times Law Reports

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Description

Provides, in association with The Times, access to all Times Law Reports from 1988 to present day.

Help available from within the site

Coverage

Full text. Updated within 2 weeks of publication.

Publisher

LexisNexis Butterworths

 

 

 

UK Parliamentary Papers

Connect to UK Parliamentary Papers

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Description

UK Parliamentary Papers now includes over 200,000 House of Commons sessional papers from 1715 to 2005, with supplementary material back to 1688. UKPP delivers page images and searchable full text for each paper, along with detailed indexing

Coverage

18th century (1688-1834) 19th century (1801-1900) 20th century (1901-2003/04 session) Hansard (1803-2005)

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Publisher

ProQuest

 

 

 

 

Westlaw International

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Description

Westlaw International is a resource additional to Westlaw UK. The general subscription covers legal materials from non-UK English speaking jurisdictions such as the United States and Canada, Asian materials and international treaties.

Coverage

Westlaw International 'includes over 27,000 databases covering legal, news and business information from across the globe. UWE has a subscription to most of this resource. You may encounter a pop-up blocker if attempting to look at materials within this database to which we do not have access.

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Publisher

Thomson Reuters

 

 

 

 

Westlaw UK

Connect to Westlaw UK

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Full-text access to current and historic UK, European Union and worldwide case reports and legislation. Also gives access to the Legal Journals Index, some full text law journals, and many law electronic books.

Certification

The Westlaw UK Certification Training allows users to gain a nationally recognised online certificate.

The Westlaw Student representative at UWE Bristol is currently being appointed. The Student Representative can advise on certification and runs drop-in sessions for students and staff on the use of Westlaw products. 

Coverage

Subject areas: UK, EU, and International Cases; UK, EU, and International Legislation. Includes full text of various practitioner texts including: Chitty on Contracts; Clerk and Lindsell on Torts; Civil Procedure (White Book).

Guides

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

Woodfall: Landlord and Tenant

Connect to Woodfall: Landlord and Tenant

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Description

Woodfall's Landlord and Tenant is the definitive guide to all aspects of landlord and tenant law, and is the text most often cited in courtrooms.

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

XpertHR

Connect to XpertHR

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Description

A major resource of information for human resources. Provides journal articles, case studies, model policies, legislation, statistics, news, commentary, surveys, and analysis.

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Zetoc

Connect to Zetoc

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

The database contains details of approximately 20,000 current journals and 16,000 conference proceedings published per year. With almost 15 million article and conference records, the database covers every imaginable subject in science, technology, medicine, engineering, business, law, finance.

Coverage

Updated daily. An index that contains references only, not full text. Information provided is minimal and abstracts are not included. To check whether an item is available (in either printed or electronic format) search the library catalogue. Coverage: From 1993. Subject areas: Multidisciplinary.

Guides

  • FAQs and help available from within the site.

Publisher

Mimas at the University of Manchester on behalf of the British Library.

 

 

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