Category: Law

OSCOLA

OSCOLA (The Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities) is a citing and referencing style designed specifically for use with legal material. It is widely used in law schools including here at City Law School, so you should be somewhat familiar with it already.  The style is maintained by the Law Faculty at Oxford…Continue Reading OSCOLA

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library

The IALS law library, located in Russell Square, is one of the most important law libraries in Europe, essentially forming the national legal research collection, and funded directly by the government for the benefit of the nation. It includes an extensive collection covering over 200 separate jurisdictions, with particular strengths in public international law, comparative…Continue Reading Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library

New law e-books added to our collections

Over the last few weeks, our Research Librarians and Law Library team have purchased some new e-books to help researchers and students at The City Law School. Some of these titles are brand new; others are e-books requested through Read for Research. We hope some of these titles will be of interest to researchers within…Continue Reading New law e-books added to our collections

Research Resource of the Month: LexisLibrary

LexisLibrary provides a very useful starting off point for those carrying out research into UK law, and it also offers selected sources of material for researching the law of other countries. We are often asked how LexisLibrary differs from Westlaw, and whether legal researchers need to use both LexisLibrary and Westlaw. In short, each database…Continue Reading Research Resource of the Month: LexisLibrary