Posts tagged: legislation

Studying law at Salford?

8 February 2017
Nicola Sales

Nicola Sales, Academic Support Librarian for Law

If you are studying law at Salford then you may have a few questions about how to go about finding legal information resources for your studies, assignments or dissertation.

I look at answering some of them in this blog post, if your query isn’t covered here please get in touch with me at

There are four main types of information resources that you will need to consult during your programme. These are:

  • Books or eBooks
  • Legal case materials
  • Legislation (such as Acts of Parliament)
  • Legal Journal articles

See the boxes below for discovering how you would find these four main types of legal information resources. read more

What is Legislation and How Do I Find It?

17 May 2016

What is legislation?

There is video here that shows you all about UK legislation:

Find UK legislation information using a database called Westlaw UK.

The Library subscribe to Westlaw UK so you can access legislation information whenever and wherever you are to do your legal research. You need to access Westlaw by searching for ‘Westlaw UK’ in Library Search. Enter your network username and password to get access to Westlaw UK.

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