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Law: Home

This guide is a list of sources for legal research.

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How to access databases from home

Information about how to access our databases from home using VPN (Virtual Private Networking), SVE (Southampton Virtual Environment) and passwords. 

Off campus access

Help with Legal Research & Academic Skills

 Contact me for expert advice about:

  • finding sources (books, journal articles etc) 
  • finding cases, legislation and commentary for the UK, EU and international jurisdictions
  • referencing your sources to avoid plagiarism (students) 

Core Databases for Law Reports (cases), Statutes and Related Commentary

Other Databases for Legal Research

Use these databases to find journal articles and other commentary not available in full text in the core law databases above. Use the Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations to find the meaning of abbreviations for English and foreign language legal publications.


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