Welcome to the Law Subject Guide
Use the tabs below to access useful databases, journals and websites. Using these resources will help to ensure you are accessing good quality information and research!
When using databases: Each database covers a specific subject area or areas, this means you may get less results from your search but the articles will be more relevant to your area of study.
If you are unsure which database would be the best to use, read the description of the databases below to help you to decide.
How to use the OSCOLA guides, how to cross-reference, how to reference a quote. (18 mins) – includes how to actually use the full guide and look up answers
How to footnote an essay. (10 mins) – includes live footnoting of an essay
How to create a bibliography using OSCOLA. (6 mins) – includes live creation of a bibliography
Every database and information source has it's own quirks and ways of doing things, and it can be tricky when using something for the first time to know what works and what won't. There is a growing collection of video guides to some of Coventry University's subscriptions available - check to see if there's advice about how to get the best out of the site you were going to use today!