* Provides a practical guide to researching or tracing legal information effectively * Helps users find the material they need with the minimum of effort, and to use it with confidence * Presents the information in a step-by-step format, leading students through the world of legal research from using a law library to searching online * Summarises the steps to be taken when consulting reference works * Includes detailed advice on online search strategies * Explains how to research EU and ECHR materials * Incorporates examples of Law Reports, Acts, Halsbury's, Current Law, Hansard and European materials from the Official Journal, Eur-Lex and the European Court of Justice so students can familiarise themselves with the different layouts * Contains shaded tip boxes highlighting important points to remember * Includes detailed coverage of online sources of UK official publications * Provides web shots from key online sources including WestlawUK, Lexis Nexis Professional, British and Irish Legal Information Institute, Europa and TSO * Appendices include Abbreviations list of Reports, Series and Journals, Summary of Sources for English Law, Online Sources of Scots and Northern Ireland Law
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Making the most of a law library. Using online sources of law. Law reports. Legislation. Journals.UK official publications. How to find information on a subject. European community law. Appendices.