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Law: Getting Started

Mae'r dudalen hon hefyd ar gael yn Gymraeg

Welcome to the Subject Guide for Law at Swansea University

Welcome to the library pages for students, staff and researchers of the School of Law. The Law Library can be found on East wing floor 4 of the Singleton Campus Library - lift access is available. This guide is here to assist you with your assignments and in undertaking legal research. Your Law Library team can help you with:

  • finding materials in the library and on the web for your assignments and dissertations
  • help with referencing
  • help with bibliographic software such as EndNote
  • help finding specialist information 

Some essential basics are demonstrated on the page below. Click on the individual tabs above for information on specific areas of Legal Research and Study.

Feel free to email or book an appointment to speak with us - Full details below

More online help and videos

Find more online support, videos and guidance on research on our Law Library Hub in Canvas 

Your Librarians








L-R Sean Barr (Academic Liaison Librarian) Katherine Jones, Sian Neilson (Subject Librarians) 

MyUni Library Essentials course

This course is made up of videos and tutorials designed by your Librarians. You can work your way through the complete course to ensure a good working knowledge of how to use the Library. Alternatively, you can pick and choose which topics you wish to look at and can always come back to this course whenever you want a refresher.

Library Skills Classes

Key databases

Provides full text online access to a huge range of legal journals and includes rare and out-of-print collections.

Ask your Librarian

Referencing & Legal Abbreviations

Using iFind - How to start searching for anything!

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