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Law: Legal Resources

Use the resources on these pages to access legal materials that LSBU subscribe to and that are freely availble, including:

Free Legal Resource includes Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations 

Legal Databases includes Lexis and Westlaw

Law Trove resources on the legal e-book platform

Searching for Legal Journals

You can use this box to search for journal articles (not other legal materials).

If the article is in Lexis, the Discovery Service will take you to the journal archive and you can browse or search for your article.

If the article is in Westlaw, the Discovery Service will take you to the Westlaw login page, and then on to the full article or the abstract.

Discovery Service - Search here Find journal articles and more

Trouble Accessing A Resource

Getting an error message when you try to access our e-resources? You may need to try a different browser (Chrome, Firefox, IE) or device, or clear your cache.

If you are unable to access one of our journal articles, e-books, or other online resources, you can contact our e-Resources Team who are able to assist. Please use this form to contact the team  including details of the item you are trying to access along with a screenshot of any error message. This will send your details to the e-Resources Team at 


Should service issues occur, there is an alternative links page available for a select number of resources.