Welcome to the Subject Guide for students and staff in Newcastle Law School
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Library Search is your discovery tool to find and access our print and e-books, journals and e-journals, journal articles, law reports, DVDs, government publications and much more!
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The University Library has invested in a great range of online resources for 2017-18.
Following resource trials and consultation with students and staff we now have access to new digitised archives and e-book collections. These include the Selden Society and the History of Early English Law, Bloomsbury/Hart e-books, Springer Law and Springer Criminology e-books.
The University Library has purchased several new collections from Bloomsbury, including Family and Social Law, Labour and Discrimination Law, Legal Philosophy, Medical Law and Ethics, and Philosophy 2016 & 2017. Each book title is individually catalogued and listed on Library Search or you can browse the titles in each collection here.
The University Library has a hard copy collection of the Lloyd's Law Reports, shelved in the Law Library's Specialist Law Reports room. The collection covers from 1919-2016 with 2017 arriving shortly.
Explore some of our key law journals using BrowZine, a new tool for Newcastle University staff and students:
Cambridge Law Journal
Current Legal Problems
The Law Teacher
Modern Law Review
of Legal Studies
Journal of Legal History
Medical Law Review
European Journal of
Are you interested in reading key titles on law to get an overview of the subject as a whole? Here are some suggestions for you.
The Law Library Team
We have a number of library staff who support Newcastle Law School and provide specialist support in locating legal materials and government publications, promoting effective legal research and using the OSCOLA citation style.
All members of the team receive and respond to emails
Telephone number 0191 208 7944
Assistant Librarian : Anne Archer
Senior Library Assistant : Catherine Dale
Library Assistant : Rebecca Knight
Library Assistant : Claire Leighton
Need more in-depth guidance with your dissertation, thesis or project literature search? Why not book a one-to-one appointment with our helpful and knowledgeable Library liaison team?
As you'll see from the feedback above, many other students have found these appointments really helpful. Whether you're starting out and don't know where to begin, or further forward with your research, but worried you've missed something...or somewhere in the middle.....we're here to help!
In your consultancy, we'll discuss your information needs in more detail, and suggest useful resources for you within and beyond the Library. We'll explain how to get the best out of them, and give you a personalised search plan to help you get organised.
We can help you in person or online, and we'll do our best to meet you on a day and time which suits you.
Book your appointment now for tailor-made advice.