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United Kingdom: Further Research

A research guide to legal sources in the UK.

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Additional Websites for UK Law

Official Papers UK (last visited Nov. 8, 2015). Maintained by the Standing Committee on Official Publications for the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, this blog gives helpful guidance and updates on collections of government documents. Their page on Notable Resources provides easy access to official government websites in the UK and Ireland, along with web archives and other collections. 


LAWLINKS, University of Kent (last updated Oct. 9, 2015).


Diana Venables, Legal Resources in the UK and Ireland.

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In the Print Collection

You can use the Library Catalog to find more resources about the law of the UK. By searching the following subject headings or doing a keyword search, you can browse all materials dealing with that particular subject.

Subject Headings:


United Kingdom: Great Britain




Northern Ireland

Primary Sources

Law -- Great Britain

Law reports, digests, etc. -- Great Britain

Law reports, digests, etc. -- England

Law reports, digests, etc. -- Scotland

Secondary Sources

Law -- Great Britain -- Periodicals

Great Britain -- Politics and government

Law -- Great Britain -- History


Other Helpful Key Terms: Great Britain, England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Parliament, British