Skip to Main Content

Law Subject Guide: Online library support

Subject Guide - help and guidance on finding resources in your subject area

Lady Justice statute
Welcome to the Law Subject Guide

Use this guide to help you make the most of the library and information resources and services.



If you are a library visitor take a look at the Access to Law resource from the Inner Temple Library for freely available online legal materials
Law Library Induction
Law Dissertations & Research Papers
Citing Legal Sources

Law Librarian @ Exeter

Profile Photo
Lee Snook
Subjects: Law

Library Search

The Library Search services will help you discover books, journals, articles, audio visual material and more on your chosen topic. This is a good place to start when you are beginning to research a topic as you can draw on content from a variety of different sources.

Library Search

Search across the print and online collections for books, chapters, articles, journals and lots more

computer generated representation of person typing info into a computer
Penryn Library Search

Search the print and streaming media collections that you have access to at Penryn campus.

Law Library

Lasok Law Library


The Lasok Law Library is based within the Forum Library on level -1.

The physical law collections are enhanced by extensive electronic legal resources which are invaluable aids to the study and research of law.

Visit the Law libguide to help you make the most of the library and information resources and services. 

Finding your way around the Law Library

Skills Support

When submitting academic work for assessment, you must provide full details of all of the sources you consulted.  

OSCOLA (The Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities) has been developed to facilitate accurate citation of authorities, legislation, and other legal materials. 

For detailed assistance, check out the Citing Legal Sources support guide.

It is easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer breadth of information available to you.  Invest time in planning an effective online search strategy so that you can quickly and easily discover relevant and high quality information. 

Use the Search Techniques LibGuides for lots of hints and tips on successful online searching.

Find out more about the skills support available to help you develop a range of academic skills including essay writing, referencing, critical reading and getting the most out of lectures.

Academic Skills Support

The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) in London serves all universities in its role a national legal research library.

A wide range of freely available online research and training guides are available. This includes:

Find out more about ...

Official Publications
Grey Literature
News Resources
Using Images
Study Skills Books
TED logo
Primary Sources
Reference Resources
Company Info
Market Research
Inter Library Loan & Document Delivery

Contact Us or Give Feedback