This guide is intended for students and researchers studying tax law at the University of Oxford, although students and researchers from any field may find it useful.
Use this guide to find out about sources and commentary for taxation law, including ebooks, ejournals, and databases.
Databases for English tax law studies
Both LexisLibrary and Westlaw UK will provide holders of an Oxford SSO with relevant primary sources (legislation & case law) and some commentary, in the form of journal articles and some practitioners' texts as well. For example LexisLibrary has Simon's Tax Planning, while Westlaw includes Baker's Double Taxation Conventions.
For cold start English legal research, the English legal encyclopedia Halsbury's Laws of England (commonly called Halsbury's) is also available to holders of an Oxford SSO via LexisLibrary.
Specialist online resources available to holders of an Oxford SSO
In addition to the practitioners' texts available via the databases above, SOLO searches will help you find a large number of books on this topic from student textbooks to advanced research monographs. Some of these will also be available in print, again SOLO will tell you where.
Useful sites and resources on the free web
If you are studying English taxation law, most of your reading will be shelved on Level 2, the entrance level to the Law Bod.
Looking for a Reading List title?
When you search SOLO for books on your Reading List you may find that the location is shown as Law Library Reserve Collection. These titles are available to all categories of readers, but are shelved in a discrete run on Level 2. Please ask a librarian for directions when you are next in the Law Library.
You may find that SOLO searches reveal other Bodleian libraries have material that would help your study & research, please check with their websites for admission requirements, opening hours etc
The following libraries are open to Oxford University Card holders and visitors with a Bodleian Reader's Card..