Have you have logged into the portal and are still being asked to enter passwords when trying to access Lexis?  Don’t re-enter your B number and password again, just click on the Athens link below the password boxes and you will be brought to the Lexis Welcome screen. Why not have a look at our […]

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There is a problem with the content on Lexis Library. Almost all content has disappeared due to a major fault in access for academic libraries  across the UK. Lexis-Library are looking into the problem as a matter of urgency. Meanwhile, you’ll have to use Westlaw for cases and journals. If you need Northern Ireland cases, the only […]

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The Gilliker Article “Making the Right Connection – Vicarious Liability and Institutional Responsibility” (2009) Torts Law Journal  Vol 17  35, is available on LexisLibrary, but not from the normal journal section. It’s an Australian journal so in order to find it, do the following: Click on the Sources tab in Lexis and then click on […]

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Unlike most other students, you will need to start using databases and other electronic resources right from the start.  Westlaw and LexisLibrary are the two big ones. Learn how to use these effectively and you’ll save yourself hours and hours of fruitless searching for legal material. Both are Athens authenticated so login via Portal and select them from […]

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eBooks

March 28, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Did you know there are more than 250 law titles available electronically? The majority are available in Lexis Library’s Commentary Sources or in the Book section on Westlaw.  However, the Library has an increasing number of ebooks on all manner of legal subjects. E-books are available from the library catalogue. Either search by keyword and limit […]

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If you want to see short demos on searching in LexisLibrary and other Lexis products, why not check out the LexisNexis YouTube channel? With videos ranging from 90 seconds to 10 minutes, it’s a really handy way to pick up the search skills that will help you find information quickly and efficiently.

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The US sources are once again available via Lexis Library. Over 700 full-text US journals as well as State and Federal caselaw. To access, click on the Sources tab – Browse Sources and change the country selection from UK to United States. Select whichever type of information you want, e.g. Legal Journals and an alphabetical list […]

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Lexis Library has improved its legislation search results by including annotations from Halsbury’s Statutes, links to related cases and journal articles that discuss individual sections of an Act.  The Status Snapshot also gives an overview of commencement details and amendments. But remember – neither Lexis nor Westlaw provide comprehensive coverage of Northern Ireland legislation.   Use […]

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If you are preparing for your dissertation you will find the major legal databases useful sources for academic journals, case law and more.  Westlaw has an International section, which you can find under the Services link at the top of the screen. It contains journals and cases from a number of countries including United States, […]

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The ‘missing’ US journals on LexisLibrary are once again available. Select Sources tab, then Browe Sources and choose United States from the list of countries. Click on the Legal Journals folder. It will display journals in alphabetical order. However, if you click on the ‘Filter by’ option at the top of the page and select […]

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