Barbour is an exciting health and safety information service.  Exciting at least for anyone studying construction, health and safety at work, engineering or other subjects where putting the right procedures and working practices into place can be the difference between …

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Criminology has enjoyed a long and proud tradition from Enlightenment thinker and opponent of the death penalty, Cesare Beccaria, in the 18th century seeking sweeping reforms of the criminal justice systems of his day to focus on the prevention of crime …

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Are you studying Law?  Linda Jones, our Law Librarian, is holding a referencing drop-in session in Seminar Room 2 (near the Support Services Desk in Area 0A) at 12-2 pm next Wednesday, 2 November.  Bring your Law assignments and referencing worries …

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Starting your studies in Law?  We have many wonderful resources but none so important as Westlaw UK and Lexis Library.  For these we have the support of specially trained student resource representatives, who hold clinics each week and support certification.  Once you graduate, you are unlikely ever to have …

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According to Walter Benjamin, history is written by the winners.  Should we therefore be worried that copies of parliamentary papers are no longer being given to our national and other legal deposit libraries or that the pdfs published online by TSO (The Stationery …

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Your Library can help you find, use and reference information sources regardless of which subject you are studying.  We support both the law referencing system, OSCOLA, and the Pharmacy referencing system, Vancouver, in addition to the APA system used by most other departments.  Just pop …

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Our student Westlaw representative, Mitchell Durrant, whom some of you may remember training you to qualify for certification using this premium legal database recently made a successful presentation to the Westlaw AGM at Thomson Reuters headquarters in Canary Wharf.  It …

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