Legal databases

Legal content such as cases, legislation, and law journals can all be found from the following two key legal databases:

  • Westlaw UK
    Legislation, case law (including EU legislation and case law) and legal journals.
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  • Lexis Library
    Case law, legislation, legal journals, and access to full-text of many UK newspapers.

How to find cases
How to find UK legislation
Finding journal articles

OSCOLA - for students studying Law

Students Studying Law modules should use OSCOLA referencing. 

Guides to OSCOLA

  • Students should read the Law Division's short guide to OSCOLA first and use this as the definitive guide to law referencing at Abertay. 
  • The complete OSCOLA guide (4th edition) is also available.
  • These guides and further advice are available from our OSCOLA page
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