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Guide to finding and using information supporting learning and research in Law.

Key databases - Law

Official publications databases
Social science databases

Additional databases - Law

Browsing Legal Journals

You can use BrowZine to find journals in your subject area.  Please note that BrowZine does not list all of Strathclyde's journals, but it is a useful way to identify key journals within a subject field.

Legal research skills textbooks

Legal Research Skills @ the Library

This Myplace class is not assessed but provides materials to help you develop your legal research skills.

To register:
  • Go to Myplace and log in:
  • Select ‘Find a Class’ and in the search box enter ‘Legal Research Skills @ Library’ and select ‘Go’.
  • Once you have reached the class page you will see the option to enrol in the class.  Simply select ‘yes’ to enrol on the class. You can unenrol at any time.

Useful shelf numbers - Law

D348.07 to D349.4 (shelf sign)

Library books are arranged by the Dewey Decimal classification scheme whereby each subject is represented by a number. You will find books on the same subject will have the same number. The shelfmark is preceded by the letter  D  and will be followed by 3 letters, which are usually the first 3 letters of the author's name. e.g.    D 348.05 GOR

Useful Law and related subjects shelfmarks:

D 340          Law (General)

D 341          International Law

D 345          Common Law

D 346          Common Law (Public)

D 347          Common Law (Private)

D348           Scots Law

D349.4        EU Law

D 364          Criminology

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