The Introduction provides information about how to access and use the subscription databases (Lexis Library, Westlaw, Justis etc) held by Bodleian Law Library and links to online tutorials to learn how to use these databases. There are also links to and information about free case and legislation databases for the UK, EU, Australia, Canada and the US, and links to information about how to cite the law.

Search Terms and Connectors explains boolean searching and how to use it in Lexis Library and Westlaw.

Electronic Sources for Case Law gives advice about which database to use, how to search in those databases, and how to find the seemingly unfindable.

Electronic Sources for Legislation provides information about databases holding UK and EU legislation.

Online Journals and Indexes has advice about ways to find online journal articles in the Oxford library system, and how to do subject searching in journal indexes for articles about a particular topic, case or piece of legislation.

Halsbury's Laws Online explains how to search this huge encylopedia which is held in Lexis Libary. Similar methods are used for other electronic books in Lexis Library and in Westlaw Books.

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