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Banking Law Research Guide

Search Tools


Ylaptop and tablet showing library shelves on screen, plus headphones on a tableou are likely to use a wide range of information sources in your banking law research. 

You will use the Library resources as well as material published by companies, organisations and groups which they may publish directly to their websites.

Before you begin searching, take a look at the Search techniques guidance below as this will help you to build an effective search strategy to find the quality information you need.

Your Law Librarians are also on hand for help and advice, just get in touch or book a 1:1 appointment.



Search Techniques


Before you start searching for information, it is always good practice to take some time to think about your topic and plan out a search strategy.

  • Think about the types of information you may need: books, journals articles, news legal sources etc
  • Plan how to search online:  think about your search terms and how you can combine them for the most effective searching online.
  • Evaluate your search results: check on relevance to your topic and quality of search results and be prepared to modify searches to get better results

If you need more guidance on these areas, take a look at the in depth Search techniques Libguide which will help you build effective search skills so that you can more quickly and effectively find the high quality information you need,

An effective search strategy is a cyclical process

Diagram showing cyclical search strategy process

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