Category: Library guides

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

Guides for Researchers

The Library has produced a number of  online guides specifically for researchers at City. These guides cover: Links to and details about key resources How to perform an effective literature search Managing your research and keeping up to date How to improve the impact of your research Understanding open access; the Research Excellence Framework and…Continue Reading Guides for Researchers

Research Resource of the Month: EBSCOHost

EBSCO is a major academic database supplier, covering a wide selection of journals, trade publications and other literature in all sorts of subjects. EBSCOHost is their online platform. You’ve probably used EBSCOHost before: City Library Services subscribe to their databases for all our subjects.  Find out which is best for you using our Library Guides,…Continue Reading Research Resource of the Month: EBSCOHost