Afkortingenlijst voor juridische tijdschriften
A free list of European legal abbreviations maintained by KU Leuven.
AGIS Plus Text (External - SSO)
A collection of abstracts and full text articles in comparative and Commonwealth law developed in partnership with the Attorney-General's Information Service Australia. Primary focus is on Australian, New Zealand and Asia Pacific region material.
Arbitration (Kluwer) (External - SSO)
Provides access to a range of resources on commercial international arbitration. A guide (PDF) to this resource is available.
Armed Conflict Database (ACD) (External - SSO)
The ACD (from the International Institute for Strategic Studies) covers the world's international, internal and terrorist conflicts, whether active, subject to a ceasefire, or halted by a peace accord. Users can generate reports and download data as well as browse year-by-year analyses and fact sheets.
Our subscription only allows 4 concurrent users.
Database of German legal materials, including the full BGB. Primary and secondary materials are available in full text.
Access: Requires personal registration and Oxford VPN.
Bepress Legal Repository (Berkeley Electronic Press) (External - SSO)
Working papers plus Issues in Legal Scholarship, Global Jurist and Theoretical Inquiries in Law.
In 2016 the documents previously accessed by BOPCRIS were transferred to the Internet Archive platform.
British Crime Survey: National Digital Archive of Datasets
Current and archived datasets in the British Crime Survey series. The survey provides a measure of the true extent of crime, and is used by the Home Office to complement statistics derived from crimes reported to the police.
British & Irish Legal Information Institute (BAILII)
Free cases from the UK Higher and Appeals courts c. 1996 - present.
Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations
Lookup tool for legal abbreviations.
Carilaw (External - SSO)
Caribbean primary sources. Now part of JustisOne.
Free digests of cases from Scotland, England and European Court with links through to judgments where available. The search function is not limited to negligence/personal injury areas of law.
CIS Legislation Database (External - SSO)
Database of legislation of the Commonwealth of Independent State countries (Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Kasakstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and the Ukraine.)
CLEA: Collection of Laws for Electronic Access (WIPO-Lex)
Multi-jurisdictional database of intellectual property legislation and treaties provided by WIPO.
CLICC: Commentary on the Law of the International Criminal Court
Formerly International Criminal Law Database & Commentary. Also known as Klamberg Commentary.
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) (External - SSO)
Theory and research in international affairs. A guide to this resource is available.
Commentary on the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (External - SSO)
Common Market Law Reports 1962 -
Part of our Westlaw UK subscription via the Cases link. NB: not the EU section of Westlaw.
Congressional Record (USA) 1995 - present
For links to free sources for the activities of Congress from 1789 to present.
Constitutions of the World (External - SSO)
Published by OUP as Oxford Constitutions of the World (OCW).
Current Legal Research Topics Database (CLRT)
List of subjects currently being researched for higher degrees in the UK.
Darts-IP: Intellectual Property Case Law
Global Intellectual property case law focussing on trademark, patent, design and domain. Dixit Curia provides the law according to the general European courts. The database offers unique and specialised searching tools.
Access: This database is only available to current members of the Oxford University Law Faculty (staff and students). The site requires personal access logins. Contact Helen Garner (email@example.com) from your Oxford University/Nexus email to request one.
Dispute Resolution Practice Area (i-law)
The Dispute Resolution Practice Area collection includes online access to 17 sources of commentary on commercial mediation and arbitration (eg latest edition of Briggs Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments, Arbitration Law Monthly) as well as forms and documents, legislation and practice notes.
Access: follow institutional login instructions (SSO required to view). There is a limit of 5 concurrent users to this resource. You may find you have to wait. Once you have finished your session, please log off properly as a courtesy to colleagues who may be waiting.
Directory of Open Access Journals
Provides access to scientific and scholarly electronic journals that are freely available on the web.
Dissertations & Theses
An OU mediated gateway to theses. Free/open access availability to the full-text of theses is an increasing feature.
Proquest's Dissertations & Theses (External - SSO)
A frequently used subscription service. A mix of full text and abstracts.
Doing Business Law Library
A free online collection of business laws and regulations with links to official government sources wherever possible. The database provides access to economic and regulatory indicators comparable across different jurisdictions with laws on topics such as banking and credit, bankruptcy, companies, labour, securities, taxation and trade.
Dominion Law Reports (External - SSO)
The electronic version of the Canadian law reports, from 1912 to date. Reports cases from both national and provincial courts. Updated Weekly. Also an index to the 3rd and 4th series (case law from 1969 to date.) There is a select search form dropdown option under the Canada Law Books icon, top right of home page. The catchlines search form searches for term(s) in the index documents; the Case Law Search will search for term(s) within the cases. Both have a 'phrase search' check box if you want the your search terms treated as a phrase.
Specialist web portal for freely accessible online law resources, maintained by Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London.
Early English Books Online (EEBO) (External - SSO)
Early English Laws
Codes, edicts & treatises produced in England pre-1215.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (External - SSO)
EISIL: Electronic Information System for International Law
Portal to reliable sources for international law resources (including treaties, international agreements and UN documents) on the free web.
e-Journals (External - SSO)
Oxford University e-Journals lists full-text online journals available to Oxford University members only.
Encyclopedia of Law and Religion (External - SSO)
English Reports 1220 - 1865
Free to access.
English Reports 1220 - 1865 (External - SSO)
A subscribed library in HeinOnline. The ERs are also available on LexisLibrary & Westlaw, except (as of 2017) 72 ER (nominate reports of Bellewe, Keilwey, Moore).
Official platform for EU primary sources: full-text treaties, secondary legislation, preparatory legislation, cases, parliamentary documents.
EU Official information portal of the European Union.
European Sources Online
News, analysis and information on the European Union, the countries of Europe and on issues of concern to researchers in European affairs.
Leading decisions in tort law from 30 European jurisdictions from 1980s - present, with summaries of the facts of the case and an abstract of the decision in English.
Access: Use institutional login details (SSO required to view). Please disable pop-up blocker to use this database.
Global Legal Monitor (GLM)
A frequently updated summary of legal developments across the world supplied by the Library of Congress. For an archive of issues prior to May 2006, go to the free World Law Bulletin (WLB).
Guide to Law Online: Law Library of Congress
An annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online, prepared by the Law Library of Congress Public Services Division. Includes selected useful sites for legal information
Handbook of WTO/GATT Dispute Settlement Online (External - SSO)
Hansard (Westminster) 1803 - present
The official report of all Parliamentary debates. Find Members, their contributions, debates, petitions and divisions from published Hansard reports dating back over 200 years. Daily debates from Hansard are published on this website the next working day.
Harvard Research in International Law (External - SSO)
A subscribed library in HeinOnline.
HeinOnline (External - SSO)
Many useful libraries and collections, including:
Law Journals (UK, US, Australian and International)
English Reports (1220 - 1865)
foreign and international law resources (UNTS, LNTS)
Harvard Research in International Law
Selden Society Publications
Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
History of International Law Collection (External - SSO)
A subscribed library in HeinOnline. Donated by legacy of Mr. Kazimierz Michalski.
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers (External - SSO)
Sessional papers from 1715 - present.
Judgments from the European Court of Human Rights
IA Reporter (Investment Arbitration Reporter) (External - SSO)
Case summaries, news and analysis on cross-border commercial arbitration.
Access: SSO. If you are on the Oxford Network, click on 'Subscriber Login' at the top left. If you are on an external network, log in to SOLO first.
IBFD Tax Research Platform (International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation) (External - SSO)
The database includes the World Tax Journal, Tax News Service, IFA Cahiers and many more. Information on cross-border taxation from the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation.
ICLR Online (External - SSO)
Contains the Law Reports, Weekly Law Reports, Industrial Case Reports and Business Law Reports published by the Incorporated Council of Law Reporting.
For online access to Lloyd's Law Reports (Lloyd's Rep) and Lloyd's Maritime and Commercial Law Quarterly (LMCLQ), and the Dispute Resolution collection.
Access: follow institutional registration instructions (SSO required to view).
Index to Common Law Festschriften
Festschrift is the term used for a published collection of legal essays written by several authors to honour a distinguished jurist or to mark a significant legal event. This is the first index of contributions to common law Festschriften.
Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (External - SSO)
Index to law journals concentrating on foreign, comparative and public and private international law. Currently hosted on HeinOnline.
Index to Legal Periodicals (External - SSO)
Index to law journals published in some countries of the Anglo-American Legal Tradition (UK, USA, Australia, Canada, Ireland, NZ) or in English.
Index to Theses (External - SSO)
Index of abstracts to theses from Great Britain and Ireland 1716 - present, aka Proquest Dissertations & Theses of UK & Ireland.
(Indian) Supreme Court Cases (SCC)
Case law from the Indian Supreme Court and the High Courts of the Indian states, as well as Indian legislation and treaties, and case law from the Bangladesh Appellate and High Court Divisions.
Access: Requires Oxford VPN, and registration with your Oxford University email on first visit. As we have a limited active user licence, please remember to log out properly when you have finished your session.
Gateway to UK legal resources.
Informit AGIS Plus Text (External - SSO)
A collection of abstracts and full-text articles in comparative and Commonwealth law, developed in partnership with the Attorney-General's Information Service Australia. Primary focus is on Australian, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region material.
Informit Indigenous Collection (External - SSO)
Covers a range of subjects, not just legal. The primary focus is material from and about the Asia Pacific region. The full text Collection contains journals, books, conference proceedings and reports.
Integrum (External - SSO)
Russian press, financial and legal information.
Access: Once connected, choose the English interface and then click 'Enter (no registration)'. Click 'Artefact' to get to the main Integrum databases and legal information. Click here to view the instruction manual.
International Law in Domestic Courts (External - SSO)
Part of Oxford Reports on International Law (ORIL)
Investment Arbitration Reporter (External - SSO)
Case summaries, news and analysis on cross-border commercial arbitration.
Investment Claims (External - SSO)
Materials and analysis in the field of international investment law and arbitration.
Investment Treaty Arbitration
News and commentary on investment treaties and database of publicly available investment treaty awards.
Investor State Law Guide (ISLG) (External - SSO)
Jean Monnet Center
A collection of working papers from the Jean Monnet Center at NYU School of Law, established to promote teaching in European intergration in particular Law, Economics, Political Science and History.
JustisOne (formerly Justis) (External - SSO)
UK cases (excluding series published by ICLR, Times LR and Scottish Sessions cases) and legislation
Irish cases & legislation
EU case law and legislation
Bermudan and Jamaican Cases
Singapore Law Reports
European Human Rights
International Law Reports.
Also works as an index to UK and EU case law and legislation with links other sources such as Westlaw UK, Lexis®Library and BAILII as well as citator information.
This subscription is made available thanks to a generous donation from Hogan Lovells.
Juta Law (External - SSO)
South African legislation, law reports, and law journals. Also has Botswana Law Reports 1964 to 2013(1), Case Law Of Zimbabwe, Namibian Law Reports, Tanzania Law Reports 1983 to 1997 and Zambia Law Reports 1963 to 1997.
Access: SSO. Single-user access: please close your session when you have finished.
Kluwer Arbitration (External - SSO)
Conventions, legislation, rules, bilateral investment treaties, case law and journal articles in commercial international arbitration. As guide to this resource is available.
Kluwer Competition Law (External - SSO)
Primary sources, commentary, and analysis in the areas of antitrust, mergers and state aid within the EU.
Kluwer Law International Journals (External - SSO
Law and Religion, Encyclopedia of (External - SSO)
LawAfrica Law Reports
Includes East Africa Protectorate Law Reports, East Africa Law Reports, Southern Sudan Law Reports and Journal, Tanzania Law Reports, Uganda Law Reports and Zanzibar Protectorate Law Reports. Subscription sponsored by Slaughter & May.
Access: Use institutional login details (SSO required to view).
LawInfoChina (now PKULaw) (External - SSO)
The home page is to the English section of the database, giving English translations of important laws, regulations and judicial cases. The majority of the content is in Chinese only. To find these databases of laws and regulations, judicial cases, law journals and special reference, click on the various tabs to left and right of that labelled English.
Law Reports: ICLR Cases Online (External - SSO)
ICLR Online has The Law Reports (referred to in citations as AC, QB, etc), Weekly Law Reports, Industrial Cases Reports and Business Law Reports.
Law Review Commons
A portal to legal scholarship available on the open web, the site brings together a growing collection of law reviews and legal journals in an easily browsable and searchable format. It contains both current issues and archival content spanning over 100 years from nearly 150 law reviews from North American law schools.
Legal History, Oxford International Encyclopedia of (External - SSO)
Legal History: The Year Books
Year book reports printed between the years 1378 and 1535 and a large number from 1268 onward.
Law librarians of the US Library of Congress write reports on various legal topics, monitoring developments worldwide. The reports include commentary and recommendations to further resources. As of July 2014, reports are grouped under following subject areas: Banking and Finance; Constitutional Issues; Corruption and Money Laundering; Education, Family, and Children's Rights; Elections; Government Spending; Government Systems; Healthcare, Safety, and Bioethics; Immigration, Nationality and Citizenship; Indigenous and Cultural Property; Intellectual Property Rights and Ownership; Military; Minority Rights; Plants, Animals, and the Environment; Privacy Rights and Ownership; Religion and the Law; War Crimes and Terrorism.
UK primary legislation - good for historic legislation (do not rely on this site supplying current version of an act), secondary legislation from 1988 onwards.
Lexis360® (External - SSO and personal registration)
Formerly JurisClasseur. French law (legislation, case law, commentary & journals) & EU materials in French from LexisNexis.
Lexis®Library (External - SSO)
One of the major UK legal databases including case law, legislation and commentary such as Halsbury's Laws of England. Also has selected foreign (principally common law tradition jurisdictions) and international content. Subscription sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright. See our guides to LexisLibrary.
Updates and reviews from over 1000 law firms and government organisations throughout the World.
A portal that provides access to free journals available on the Internet. The portal covers scientific journals, magazines, bulletins and newsletters and can be accessed in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
LLMC Digital (External - SSO)
Law Library Microfilm Consortium's online service.
Lloyd's Law Reports
Lloyd's Law Reports covering commercial and maritime cases from 1919 - present available through i-law. A guide to this resource is available.
Access: follow institutional registration instructions (SSO required to view).
Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800 - 1926 (MOML) (External - SSO)
Predominantly Anglo-American publications.
Making of the Modern World (MOMW) (External - SSO)
Digital facsimile images of 61,000 works of literature on economic and business published 1450 - 1850. Useful for legal history topics with commercial, financial, social, political or mercantile dimensions.
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law (MPECCOL) (External - SSO)
Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL) (External - SSO)
Medieval and Early Modern Sources Online (MEMSO) (External - SSO)
National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts (NCJRS) (External - SSO)
Part of Cambridge Scientific Abstracts. Includes summaries of US and international publications.
International Labour Organization's database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation.
Updated South African Principal Acts, Rules and Regulations from 1910 to the present.
Access: Use institutional login details (requires SSO to view). After signing in, select South African Legislation (NetLaw) from the menu.
Nineteenth Century Parliamentary Papers (External - SSO)
Available via UK Parliamentary Papers.
OEIL: The Legislative Observatory
European Parliament database tracking the major stages of the legislation making process between EU institutions.
OGEL: Oil, Gas and Energy Law
Oil, Gas, Energy Law Intelligence is both an online journal and a community site, drawing together both policy makers and lawyers (practioners and academics).
Access: Use institutional login details (SSO required to view)
Official Document System of the United Nations (ODS)
UN documentation including treaties, reports and resolutions.
Open Access Journals
see DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals
Oxford Constitutions of the World (External - SSO)
Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History (External - SSO)
Oxford Reports on International Law (External - SSO)
Decisions from international courts and tribunals plus cases applying international law in domestic courts from over 60 jurisdictions.
ORA: Oxford Research Archive
OU students following DPhil, MLitt and MSc (by Research) programmes and registered from 1st October 2007, are required to deposit a digital copy of their thesis in ORA. ORA is also Oxford's institutional open access archive for other research publications, such as journal articles.
Oxford University Press e-books (External - SSO)
The Bodleian Law Library subscribes to various OUP collections of e-books for law. Search for individual titles on SOLO, and e-books are indicated by a green 'View Online' option. The library has access to all the books in the following OUP law collections: Oxford Legal Research Library (OLRL) and Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law (OSAIL). Law books are also made available to our readers via the more general platforms such as Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO), Oxford Research Library (ORL), and Oxford Research Encyclopedias.
Oxford University e-Journals (External - SSO)
Full text online journals available to Oxford University members.
Access: subscription sources will require an Oxford SSO for remote access unless your computer has a VPN installed
PKULaw.cn (External - SSO)
This link directs to the English section of the China law database, giving English translations of important laws, regulations and judicial cases. Most of the site's content is in Chinese only. To find these databases of laws and regulations, judicial cases, law journals and special reference, click on the various tabs to left and right of that labelled English.
PopLine: Population Law and Policy
Maintained by K4Health. Collects 'documents on formal positions, legislation or decisions taken by governments and other public bodies toward reproduction, contraception, migration, family size, and women's rights and status' in 'developing' countries.
Practical Law (External - SSO)
Covering 28 UK legal practice areas, Practical Law (formerly PLC) provides a range of resources including current awareness, practice notes, market analysis, and full-text access to PLC Magazine from 1990 onwards.
Access: SSO. If you have already logged into Westlaw UK, you can move into Practical Law by clicking the 'Thomson Reuters Westlaw' dropdown menu in the top left-hand corner and selecting 'Practical Law' on the drop down.
PreLex (now Legislative Procedures)
European Commission database mapping the major stages of the legislation making process between the EU Commission and other EU institutions.
Privacy Laws & Business
Developments in data protection law both international and UK.
Access: use institutional login details (SSO required to view). Use the 'Current subscribers click here to view this issue' link, and ignore the more obvious green buttons 'Subscribe' and 'Buy issue'. OU has a single-user licence only, so please remember to log off at the end of your session.
Recueil des Cours de L'Academie de Droit International de la Haye (External - SSO)
Hague Academy Collected Courses on public and private international law.
Collection of material collected by the UNHCR (UN Refugee Agency) to aid decisions on refugee status. Use 'Quick Links' to access (inter alia) collections of national legislation and national and international case decisions (including tribunals and administrative bodies).
Religion, Encyclopedia of Law and (External - SSO)
Russian Central Newspapers and Parliamentary Publications (External - SSO
Sabinet Reference (Sabinet Law Collection) (External - SSO)
African electronic journals.
Sabinet Netlaw (External - SSO)
Updated South African Principal Acts, Rules and Regulations from 1910 to the present. Our subscription does not include provincial legislation.
Selden Society Publications & History of English Law (External - SSO)
A subscribed library within HeinOnline.
SEMDOC: Statewatch European Monitoring and Documentation Centre (External - SSO)
Legislative observatory and database of material gathered over 30 years of independent charity's monitoring of EU Justice and Home Affairs 'allowing researchers to chart the history, development and nature of [Justice & Home Affairs] institutions, decision-making, policy, and law'.
Singapore Law Reports (External - SSO)
Available via JustisOne.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN) (External - SSO)
The subscribed collections includes the Legal Scholarship Network, where you can find the University of Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper Series. Oxford University also subscribes to the Economics Research, Financial Economics and Management Research Networks. Non-subscribers are able to see abstracts of these articles, working papers, and preprints.
Social Sciences Citation Index on Web of Science (External - SSO)
Index of journals in behavioural and social sciences.
Society for Computers and the Law
Access to articles, webinars and news.
Access: free to UK academic institutions. Click to log on and choose the link for UK academic users under the login box.
Part I: The Tudors, 1509-1603:SP Dom.
Part II: The Tudors, 1509-1603:SP. For., Scotland, Borders, Ireland & Registers of PC Part III: The Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I - Anne I, 1603-1714: SP Dom
Part IV: The Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I - Anne I, 1603-1714: SP For., Ireland & Registers of PC
State Trials 1163 - 1858 on JustisOne (External - SSO)
Available on JustisOne. This electronic collection of State Trials is compiled from the two most authoritative series of State Trials records, Howell's and the New Series (Macdonell's) and additional material sourced from the electronic version of the English (Nominate) Reports.
Supreme Court Cases (India)
Indian legislation and treaties, as well as case law from the Indian Supreme Court and the High Courts of the Indian states. It also has collections of primary sources from neighbouring jurisdictions. For example, case law from the Bangladesh Appellate and High Court Divisions.
Access: use institutional login details (SSO required to view). We have a 5 active users' licence, so please register only once with SSC(I) and as a courtesy to your colleagues, remember to log out of the database when you have finished your session.
Tax Notes Today Federal & Tax Notes International
Tax Notes Today Federal is a daily news service. Tax Notes International is a weekly magazine.
Access: Follow our institutional registration instructions (SSO required to view). You must register with this service while on the Oxford University network or within Oxford University’s IP range. If you are in the Bodleian Law Library or any other Bodleian Reading Room, please ensure you are using the Bodleian Libraries Wi-Fi. (You will not be able to register if on Eduroam or OWL or any other Wi-Fi provider).
Trade Law Guide (External - SSO)
TDM: Transnational Dispute Management
Recent developments in investment arbitration and dispute management.
Access: Use institutional login details (SSO required to view). If you are an Oxford Law Faculty staff member or DPhil student interested in having access contact to the OGEMID Archive section of this database, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
UK Parliamentary Papers (External - SSO)
United Nations Law Collection (External - SSO)
Available on HeinOnline. Includes full-text LNTS and UNTS.
United Nations Treaty Collection
Treaties and international agreements registered or filed and recorded with and published by the Secretariat since 1946.
UNBISnet: United Nations, Dag Hammarskjold Library
Catalogue of UN publications and documentation with links to full text where available.
UN-I-QUE: United Nations Info Quest
Catalogue of UN materials including sales publications.
Official Document System of the United Nations.
Westlaw AU (External - SSO)
Formerly known as Australia Law Online.
Westlaw Edge UK
Formerly known as Westlaw UK.
Access: SSO. On your first visit to Westlaw, you will be asked to register with your name and an email. Make sure your email address is an Oxford University one (ending in ox.ac.uk). After this initial registration, you can use your SSO to sign into Westlaw UK, but you will be able to use personalised features: save documents to folders, create a shelf of favourite books etc. For more information, see Westlaw UK's guide.
WIPO-Lex (CLEA Collection of Laws for Electronic Access)
Multi-jurisdictional database of intellectual property legislation and treaties provided by WIPO.
Free source of case law and legislation from various jurisdictions, international courts and tribunals. Includes a catalogue of free legal web sites organised by jurisdiction and subject.
World Trade Law (External - SSO)
The WTO Dispute Settlement Commentary (DSC) service is a comprehensive legal research tool for WTO dispute settlement. Features include summary/analysis of all reports/arbitrations; up-to-date keyword index; and a database of dispute settlement tables/statistics.
WTO/GATT Dispute Settlement Handbook Online (External - SSO)