Key databases

Indicates a cross-searchable EBSCO database =

  • BAILII (British and Irish Legal Information Institute)
    Free UK case law & legislation, Tribunal reports, EU case law, Law Commission reports, also links to WORLDLII & other jurisdictions.

  • Lexis Library
    Full text case law, legislation, journals and commentary, links to Newspaper coverage. Includes Halsbury's Laws of England.

  • Westlaw
    Full text UK & EU case law, legislation, journals and commentary. Links to IDS Employment Law.

See also:

  • Web of Science
    Despite the title it covers a lot of Law-related material. No full-text.

  • JSTOR
    Full text, legal titles include Harvard Law Review and Modern Law Review.

  • Zetoc
    Indexes journals and conference proceedings held by the British Library. Set up your own Alerts. Not full-text.

For business context see:

  • Business Source Complete
    Business  law, corporate governance, International business. Many articles full-text.

  • Emerald Management eJournals 
    Good for topics relating to law and management. Full-text articles only from journals the University subscribes to.

  • European e-Justice Portal
    Businesses section contains information on companies, business registers, insolvency and litigation in the EU.

  • European Sources Online
    Database covering primary and official sources, commentary, analysis, summaries, news and academic literature from a wide range of European perspectives. Updated daily - set up your own weekly updating service.

  • i-law
    Full text access to key law reports, journals and newsletters on Maritime law.

  • Passport
    International market research database. Provides an overview of countries from the point of view of the business environment, economic background, corruption, IP developments, etc. Log in and select Find Analysis – Economies & Consumers - Business dynamics - select your region or country
  • Mintel 
    Contains Mintel market research reports for the UK. Links to company information.

  • Passport
    Contains international market research & company information from over 200 countries.
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