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Lexis Library: How to use Lexis Library: Lexis Library Home Page
How to access the Lexis Library database service and use it to find: case law, legislation, journal articles and more. This also includes information about how to access international materials on Lexis Library.
You can use general search box in the upper centre of the Home to search across different types of UK content including cases, legislation, journal articles and commentary.
Select the type of material you want search from the ‘Filters’ menu.
Enter your terms in the box and select the search button .
In the list of results you can filter these by publication type or topic in the left-hand column.
You can use 'Find a Title...' to perform basic searches on Lexis®Library’s UK content.
Enter your terms in the relevant search box, e.g.:
‘Legislation (title & year)’
‘Find a legal term’
A list of results is displayed. You can filter these by publication type or topic in the left-hand column.
You can use 'My Bookshelf' to search or browse individual sources.
Scroll down to the source you require and select ‘Search’ or ‘Browse’.
Sources can be added to or removed from the My Bookshelf list by using the ‘Edit source list’ option.
You can use the 'Glossary' to find definitions of terms with links to relevant cases and legislation.
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Lexis LibraryLexis Library provides full-text access to legal, tax and accountancy information. This includes many U.K. reported and unreported cases, legislation, and a number of U.K. legal journals. Commentary includes the Stair Memorial Encyclopaedia and Halsbury’s Laws of England. In force legislation relating to England and Wales as well as that from the Scottish Parliament is included, but some pre-devolution U.K. legislation applying solely to Scotland is excluded. Material from non-U.K. jurisdictions is available under the ‘Sources’ tab. The service includes Lexis Tax & Accountancy (formerly Butterworths Tax News Online and Tax Libraries Online). Connect to Lexis Library and choose the 'Practice Areas' tab. Then click on the Tax & Accountancy option.