Providing access to quality Law resources and subject support.
References and citations Working off-campus Using library guides
Databases View more
Here are the key databases/online resources to start finding information in your subject area. Click on 'View more' to go to the full listing for the Library, and use the filters to find more for this subject and others.
Books E-books Catalogue
You can access books and e-books via the Catalogue (also known as Library Catalogue Plus) to search for and check their availability. The Catalogue also provides links to e-books and displays the shelf marks of physical books in the Library. We have detailed the shelf marks of the most popular topics below (the level is for the Library in Loughborough).
|Subject / title||Pilkington level||Shelfmark|
Videos View more
Use the videos to learn more about some resources or finding information.
Frequently asked questions View more
Here are some of the most popular questions asked by students in this subject. If you have a different question, check 'View more' or ask your Academic Librarian.
How can I find cases?
Westlaw or Lexis are the best databases for finding a UK case. You can search by case name, subject or citation in both databases, but they cover different law reports, so you might have to search them both. If it is a very recent UK case, BAILII is also worth searching.
How can I find legislation?
Westlaw is a good place to start your search for current legislation and historic legislation for the UK, EU and some other jurisdictions. You can search by the name of an act or a subject. It will also tell you if it is still in force or repealed.
How do I find journal articles on legal topics?
Westlaw and Lexis both contain full-text journal articles, so start with one of those. They contain different journals, so it is best to search both for better coverage of a subject area. Scopus is also worth searching, as it covers a range of subject areas, including law.