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Law: Getting Started

Welcome to the Law subject guide

This Libguide provides access to subject resources for following programmes:

  • LLB (Hons) Law
  • LLB (Hons) Business Law
  • LLB (Hons) Criminal Law
  • LLB (Hons) Law with Criminology
  • LLM International Commercial Law
  • LLM International Human Rights and Development
  • LLM PGDL Legal Studies

Use the blue tabs and menus above to find databases, web resources, referencing pages, and how to get further help and support. 


Legal Resources    Legal Resources

  • Westlaw
  • Lexis
  • Free resources, including Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations            

Referencing     Referencing

  • OSCOLA referencing guides and tutorials

Books and E-books    Books and E-books 

  • Library catalogue
  • Law Trove
  • Study skills

Training and Support      Training and Support

  • Help with literature searching, research, and referencing
  • 1:1 support
  • Workshops
  • Assignment surgeries

Journal articles    Journal Articles

  • Discovery Service
  • Academic databases
  • Individual journals 

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