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Electronic subscription services for City Law School members. Consult our PDF guide, Access to Online Services (City IT login ID and password required) for details of how to connect to the databases. If you need assistance, please contact us - see the Support section for details.

The Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL) is a comprehensive online resource containing peer-reviewed articles on every aspect of public international law. Written and edited by a team of over 800 scholars and practitioners, published in partnership with the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, and updated throughout the year.

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We subscribe to the full text of Gore-Browne on Companies.

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The academic law list at Oxford has a strong tradition of developing exceptional work across the full breadth of legal scholarship. Our publications range from the foundations of legal history and philosophy to analytic and comparative work on legal doctrine and empirical research on law in modern society. Oxford Scholarship Online includes new titles from our series: Oxford Studies in European Law, Oxford Monographs in International Law, Oxford Monographs in Criminal Law and Justice, Clarendon Studies in Criminology, Oxford Monographs in Labour Law, Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History, Oxford Studies in International Economic Law, and the International Courts and Tribunals series, alongside many other works selected from our legal publishing.

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The library staff are still working on cataloguying all the books available through this new e-resource, so in the mean time there is a list of all the titles available to you in the Oxford Scholarship Online Law collection.

Developed and maintained by Kluwer in conjunction with the ICCA and the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, Kluwer Arbitration contains expert commentary and a large collection of primary sources, including ICC Cases and Awards.

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i-law from Informa covers a range of areas, we have access to the Maritime and Commercial practice area.

Key resources include the LMCLQ (back to 2000), Lloyds Law Reports and practitioner texts. Please note that some items are not available within our subscription. For a quick intro, watch this demonstration!

i-Law requires a separate username and password as well as a City University email address, please ask at the Library enquiry desk for login details.

Connect to i-law and click on the 'log-in' link on the top-right hand corner of the page.

JustCite is a legal search engine and citator service that cross-references case law, legislation and journal articles.

JustCite indexes content from all major online legal publishers and links you to content to which we subscribe.

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The British Library's Electronic Thesis Online Service offers a single point of access for theses produced by UK Higher Education. Some universities offer free open access to download their digital thesis, but others may require a fee from the researcher.

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A legal forms service online, Oyez Legal Forms is available to students at The City Law School from computers within the School.

A tutorial, or "interactive demonstration", of Oyez forms is available on the Oyez website.

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Linex Legal is a commercial current awareness service. It presents material provided by major law firms and government institutions. In addition to its website, it provides a weekly email alerter with links to the latest articles published in subscribers' chosen practice areas. city Law School students should register using their City University email addresses to qualify for free access.

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The City Law School subscribes to Jordan's Family Law Online service, comprising the journal Family Law, the Family Law Reports and Hershman & MacFarlane on Children. Click for a demonstration!

We also subscribe to the full text of Gore-Browne on Companies.

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HeinOnline features the full text of the English Reports which reprints English case law reports from 1220-1873. It also includes an extensive collection of full text articles from British and international academic legal journals.

To log in to Hein Online follow the link below and choose City University, London (IT log-in) from the drop down menu, click Authenticate and log-in using your computer username and password.

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Lawtel provides abstracts with commentary of selected cases from 1986-. It also features Kemp on Lawtel, a useful resource for personal injury case law and damages calculators.

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PLC - Practical Law Company - is an online service aimed at the needs of both in-house and private practice lawyers, and students training to practice as such. It provides a wide range of legal knowledge resources, from overview notes to standard documents, covering all major commercial areas. It also offers management, legal risk and compliance information.

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A major resource, providing updated case law, annotated legislation, articles and commentary. CLS Gray's Inn Place subscribes to the online texts of Chitty on Contracts and Clerk & Lindsell on Torts via Westlaw.

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Includes the full text of Halsbury's Laws, annotated legislation, and case law including the full text of the All England Reports. Also has the full text of several major textbooks and sources of forms and precedents.

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You may be warned of some security risks with proceeding, you will need to accept the risks and add a security exception to reach the login page.

Lexis Library offers a series of free coffee break webinars - twenty-minute online tutorials on such subjects as legal research.

JSTOR offers an archive of academic journals across many disciplines. It provides high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. Learn how to use JSTOR with their online tutorials.

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