The University of Wolverhampton

English Law

Summon - Library Catalogue
The new search engine for finding University of Wolverhampton resources.

Details of new services and resources we are currently trialling.

Databases A-Z
Full listing of our databases, including image databases

Key books to your desktop

A-Z of E-Journals and E-Books
Access to the university's electronic journals and books

Library Catalogues
UK national resources

The University's open access repository

Google Scholar
Provides a simple way to search for scholarly literature.

British and Irish case law & legislation, European Union case law, Law Commission reports, and other law-related British and Irish material.
A service allowing 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.
Collection of law and law-related material covering four centuries of mainly US law research. Collections include the Law Journal Library and US Supreme Court Library and are all image-based and fully searchable. The Law Journals Library contains 888 full text journals from first issues, with increasing current and UK coverage. is the official revised edition of the primary legislation of the United Kingdom made available online. (Previously the UK Statute Law Database)
Access to an extensive set of full text legal resources, including UK Cases and Legislation, Halsbury's Laws of England, Forms & Precedents and UK Journals.
Cases and statutes, administrative materials, law reviews and treatises, attorney profiles, news and business information.

Intute – Law

Provides guidance and access to global legal information resources on the internet.

Commonwealth Legal Information Institute

Access to The English Reports

Central Library of the European Commission - Virtual Reference Collection

A selection of quality web sites and search tools, freely available on the Internet, and regularly updated by our librarians


First entry point to UK public sector information on the Internet. Useful for information from government bodies, and includes access to Hansard, Commons and Lords, Acts of Parliament and full text reports and inquiries.


The law student’s guide to the web. The easy way to access essential links, journal articles and information.


From University of Kent , a comprehensive listing of internet law.

Office of Public Sector Information

The Office of Public Sector Information is at the heart of information policy

OSCOLA  (Oxford Referencing)

From Oxford Law Faculty. Note this is 44 pages long. Short guides available from Helpdesks.

UK Parliament – Hansard

The UK Parliament site, includes access to Hansard as follows:
House of Commons: 1988/89 to present date.
House of Lords: 1994/95 to present date.

LS013 Guide to Finding Information (PDF 316K, Downloads file)

LS014 Guide to Evaluating Information (PDF 300K, Downloads file)