New to Law? Returning to study after a break? Don't know how to read a case, or write an essay, or begin your research? Worried about exams?
The Law collection on 1st floor of the Mile End library includes books that can help you study, research and write about Law. They are shelved at KD 442, and some are in the Teaching Collection.For example,
- HIGGINS, Edwina Successful legal writing KD 442 HIG
- SALTER ,Michael Writing law dissertations : an introduction and guide to the conduct of legal research KD 442 SAL
There is also a larger, non-subject specific collection of Study Skills books on the ground floor of the Mile End library. These books offer help with writing notes and essays, doing research and passing exams, and include
- DIXON, T. How to get a first.
- DUNLEAVY, P. Studying for a degree in the humanities & social sciences.
- NORTHEDGE, A. The Good Study Guide.
This collection also includes books to help with English Language skills
OSCOLA The Oxford Standard for Citation Of Legal Authorities is designed to facilitate accurate citation of authorities, legislation, and other legal materials. It is widely used in law schools and by journal and book publishers in the UK and beyond. OSCOLA is edited by the Oxford Law Faculty, in consultation with the OSCOLA Editorial Advisory Board*.If you have any comments, difficulties, or suggestions for improvement in relation to OSCOLA, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cite them right is a useful publication with good advice about citations and bibliographies. It is available in the Study Skills Collection on the ground floor, it includes a section on OSCOLA.
All Study Skills material, wherever it's shelved, can be traced via the Library catalogue.
EndNote is a personal bibliographic management system: it is designed to help you build your own library of references to books, journal articles etc., and the software can produce bibliographies of your references in any style of your choice. There are two versions of EndNote:
- EndNote for the desktop, is available to staff from Information Services
- EndNote Web is available to staff and students
Further information about Endnote is available here