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Welcome to your online guide to finding resources for law.

Your Liaison Librarian

Martin Philip
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Learning online

It can be tricky to get up to speed with studying online, when all your learning is taking place over the internet. We've put together a guide with information on working off campus, communicating online, being digitally organised and a lot more. It's really well worth a look:

>> Guide to studying online 

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Welcome to the Subject Guide for Law

Welcome to this Subject Guide, which brings together key resources and information for students and staff in the Department.

The Morrell, Fairhurst and Burton are open from 8am until midnight, seven days a week.

For some brief #UoYTips on getting the most out of YorSearch, the library catalogue, watch the video below. 

LexisNexis Student Associate

Isabel Salter
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I am the LexisNexis Student Associate for this academic year, meaning I am fully trained with using the database efficiently and usefully. I'm available to show you how to access the most relevant sources to you and improve your search methods, in all your modules. If you have any questions about streamlining your research, I run weekly sessions, or can be contacted at

Thomson Reuters Legal Student Representative

Leanna Devabalan
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I am Thomson Reuters Legal Student Rep for this year and am here to assist with any queries about Westlaw and other Thomson Reuters legal products. I will be on hand to offer various drop-in clinics, training and certification sessions to help improve and ensure research is effective, efficient, and thorough. Learn more about all of these at my Facebook page or email me at