Databases: law - international

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Cambridge Journals Online *

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  • Database is included in the main library search
  • Students and staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database

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

 

 

FLAG (Foreign Law Guide)

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

Holdings of foreign primary-source materials in UK libraries.

Guides

Publisher

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

 

 

 

Heinonline *

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Access restrictions

  • More than 90% of the currently published journals in this database are included in the main library search
  • Anyone with a UWE Bristol login can access this database

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

 

 

 

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, via HeinOnline

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, via HeinOnline

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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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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Access restrictions

  • More than 50% of the currently published journals in this database are included in the main library search
  • Staff at UK and international partner institutions cannot use their UWE Bristol login to access this database
  • UWE Bristol Alumni cannot access this database

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

 

 

 

 

LexisLibrary

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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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.

Guides

Publisher

LexisNexis

 

 

Westlaw International

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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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.

Guides

Publisher

Thomson Reuters

 

 

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.

Freya Tedder is the current Westlaw Student representative at UWE Bristol. Freya can advise on certification and runs drop-in sessions for students and staff on the use of Westlaw products. She can be contacted on Freya2.Neergaard-tedder@live.uwe.ac.uk

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

 

 

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