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Subjects: Law

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers studying law and religion at the University of Oxford, although students and researchers from any field may find it useful.

Use this guide to find out about books and online resources for law and religion, including ebooks, ejournals, bibliographic databases.

Law & religion: quick start

Within the Law Bod, depending again on the nature & scope of your research, you may well be directed to all floors in the Library.
If your interest is philosophical/theoretical in whole or in part: monographs beginning Jurisp  are on Level 2.
If your research has a jurisdictional focus: UK. Australian, Canadian, Irish, NZ and USA works are on Level 2 in the K shelfmark section. European Union law (shelf mark Euro Comm) and the laws of the member states are on Level 3. Remaining jurisdictions on Level 1.
Comparatve studies, shelf marks starting General, are on Level 2.
International Human Rights works, shelf marks starting Internat, are on Level 3.

For guidance on using SOLO to find books on this topic, please see the Books page in this guide.

If you are new to this topic, the following books may be useful starting points

If you notice books you would like to read are in the Closed Stacks, sign into SOLO and you by making a Hold Request you can ask for the book to be delivered to the Bodleian Reading Room of your choice.  The link immediately below goes into this procedure in further detail - and any Bodleian Librarian is happy to explain this procedure - so please do ask when next you are in the Library.