LexisLibrary has had a facelift, with the intention of providing a cleaner, more intuitive look and feel for the database. There are no changes to the existing holdings or functionality. The improvements aim to simplify the database, making it cleaner and less cluttered.
Posts Categorised: Law Library
Cardiff University has been provided with access to ICLR Online for a period of 12 months.
The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting’s ICLR Online database contains all the case reports published by the ICLR since 1865 including, The Law Reports, Weekly Law Reports, Industrial Case Reports, Business Law Reports, and Public and Third Sector Law Reports.
Please remember that all of ICLR’s case reports can also be accessed via Westlaw UK and LexisLibrary.
Please note that between Monday 5th August and Friday 30th August the Legal Practice Library (LPL) will be open between 9am – 1pm Monday to Friday.
24 hour opening in ASSL Builsing (Study only), Monday 6 May to Sunday 9 June. Staffed services available during the following hours:
Monday to friday 8:30-21:30
Please note: SCOLAR and graphic services are open 9:00-17:00 Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays)
For a trial period from Monday 6th May to Sunday 9th June the Arts and Social Studies Building will be open 24 hours a day 7 days a week for study only. Staffed services will be available during the day (see our Opening Hours webpage for more details if you can’t see the image below).
It’s easy to renew your items with LibrarySearch, from home or with our mobile app.
Check your due dates and renew online
From the LibrarySearch home page (access via the Library tab in the Cardiff Portal) select Sign In CU Staff/Students at the top of the screen and enter your username and password*. Click on My Library Account. On the right-hand side of the list of your current loans alongside the current due dates, click on the Renew link.
Remember to check the Due Date column to find out when your book is now due. If the due date has not changed, then it has not been possible to renew the book. This could be because another person has reserved the book or you have fines exceeding £10. You can contact your Library to find out more information, just give us a call!
*If you do not have a Cardiff University username and password, click on Barcode / PIN at the top right of the screen. You will automatically be re-directed to the Voyager Library Catalogue to sign in and view your library account.
Get the App!
It’s also possible to access your library account on the Cardiff University mobile app, which you can download from your device’s app store or via m.cardiff.ac.uk on your phone or tablet.
Tap the Library icon and then choose My Account, sign in to see your list of items and due dates. From here simply tick the boxes next to the items and then select Request Renewal.
Ask a Librarian
Alternatively, you can use our live online chat service to enquire about items on your account, or anything else! Available weekdays 9am – 5pm.
The full text of the following journals published by Hart Publishing have recently been added to LexisLibrary:
- European Competition Journal – 2005 (Vol.1) onwards
- Journal of Corporate Law Studies – 2001 (Vol.1) onwards
- Journal of Media Law – 2009 (Vol.1) onwards
- Journal of Private International Law – 2005 (Vol.1) onwards
- Judicial Review – 1996 (Vol.1) onwards
- Law and Financial Markets Review – 2007 (Vol.1) onwards
- Legal Ethics – 1998 (Vol.1) onwards
This new content on LexisLibrary either extends our present electronic holdings of the title or provides us with a new title in electronic format. All of these journals can be accessed from the home page of LexisLibrary by typing the title into the ‘Find a source’ search box, clicking on the ‘Find’ button, then either clicking on ‘Browse’ to browse the journals’s contents, or by clicking on the relevant title then clicking ‘OK – Continue’ to open a search screen for the title.
You can now print wirelessly with webPrint!
Alternatively, your myPrint account can be accessed here: https://myprint.cf.ac.uk:9192/ user. Sign-in, select webPrint and follow the instructions to upload your document(s). You can then release your printing from any of our FOLLOW-ME printer/copiers on campus.
For further info, see: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/insrv/news/webprintlaunch.html, or ask your library staff for help.
The full text of the following Oxford University Press have been added to the journals collection on LexisLibrary:
- The British Journal of Criminology (2000 onwards)
- Human Rights Law Review (2001 onwards)
- Journal of Competition Law and Economics (2005 onwards)
- Chinese Journal of International Law (2005 onwards)
- Journal of International Dispute Settlement (2010 onwards)
- International Journal of Transitional Justice (2007 onwards)
- Oxford Journal of Law and Religion (2012 onwards)
- Journal of Legal Analysis (2009 onwards)
The full text of the following journals have recently been added to the journals collection on Westlaw UK:
- Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law (2012 onwards)
- Cambridge Student Law Review (2005-2011)
- Encyclopedia of Planning Law and Practice Monthly Bulletin (2010 onwards)
- Encyclopedia of Local Government Law Bulletin (2012 onwards)
- International Journal of Law and Management (2008 onwards)
A new online legal encyclopedia has been added to Westlaw UK .
Written by experts, including practitioners and academics, Westlaw UK’s Insight is described as an “ever-evolving and growing online legal encyclopaedia that aims to provide a comprehensive statement of the law in the United Kingdom. Covering England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland…by providing succinct up-to-date, and expert guidance on the law” with direct links to any related content on Westlaw UK. Insight launched with key topics and will expand over the course of 2013.
The Insight page can be accessed by clicking on the Insight tab on the top left of any Westlaw UK page.
As well as Search and Browse functionality this page allows you to view your watched topics, keep up to date with the latest updates to Insight Articles and the Westlaw UK twitter feed.
Further information on Insight including help with using the online encyclopedia can be accessed by clicking on the Help and Coverage link on the Insight search and browse page. A short video introducing Insight is also available.
If you have any feedback on topics you’d like to see covered or are interested in becoming part of the contributor team please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org