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European countries: legal resources: Journals & articles

Subjects: Law, Law - Foreign Law

Law journals

Printed resources

Legal periodicals/journals are generally shelved according to the jurisdiction or the subject area they cover, after the primary sources (acts & cases) and before the other secondary sources (monographs/textbooks).

For example, all periodicals dealing with French law are at France 300.

Those issues from and including the year 2000 are on Floor 3, before the monographs. Issues 1999 and earlier are on the Ground Floor.

Journals where the focus is comparative or multi-jurisdictional are at General 300. Those issues from and including the year 2000 are on Floor 1. Issues 1999 and earlier are on the Ground Floor..

A weekly display of the most recent issues of journals is put up in the Just- in corner of Reading Room, on the level at which you enter the LawBod.

E-journals

Members of OU have access to many law journals via the various electronic databases to which the LawBod subscribes.

As some e-journals for law do not appear in SOLO/OU e-journals, it is recommended that you check the title in our special holdings list which can be searched online or consult the hardcopy version available in the LawBod.

Finding legal articles

Holders of an Oxford Single Sign On should start by using the relevant search screens in any subscription database(s) for the foreign jurisdiction.

Then there are special tools ...