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Law

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BrowZine

BrowZine is the catalogue of the electronic journals that the Hallam Library has access to. You can browse through the catalogue by subject area or search for a particular title. You can keep up to date with your favourite academic journals by downloading the BrowZine app to your mobile devise and saving your top journals. Each time a new issue of that journal is published, you will be alerted to the new content. More information about BrowZine, and how to access the resources can be found here

BrowZine

Journals for law

To explore an area in more detail, you will need to read journals. Journals and periodicals contain articles and are published at regular intervals. Journals are very good for keeping up to date with the latest news and research or for information about a very specific subject.

Cardiff Index Index to Legal Abbreviations

Quite often when looking for journal articles you will find that journal titles are abbreviated - for example the Coventry Law Journal may be referred to as Cov. L.J. The Cardiff Index is a  database which allows you to search for the meaning of abbreviations for English language legal publications, from the British Isles, the Commonwealth and the United States, including those covering international and comparative law. A wide selection of major foreign language law publications is also included. Publications from over 295 jurisdictions are featured in the Index. The database mainly covers law reports and law periodicals but some other legal publications are also included. The Index is under continuous development with new abbreviations and titles being added on a regular basis.

Note- not all law journals are found on LexisLibrary or Westlaw, so do make use of Library Search as well.

Some key journals are:

Legal databases

These databases index thousands of journal articles and may also link to the full text.