Category Archives: Legal research

‘Practical Law’ for practically everyone…

by Nicola Patrick, Research Support Librarian Dear readers, We thought we’d make you aware that we now have IP access to PLC. You can access this database in the normal way via the LawBod’s legal databases page: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/law/popular-links/databases#p For those of you who haven’t come across PLC before, I’ve created a short Q&A crib sheet… Read More »

Lexis@Library changes

Due to go live on the evening of the 15th September, Lexis@Library has enhanced its home page with a more streamlined look to its main menu.   We haven’t been able to have a look for ourselves but this is what has been promised. Spot the Difference Old Lexis@Library New Lexis@Library   Taken from Lexis@Library… Read More »

A reminder about i-law

As we start another year it is an ideal opportunity to highlight some of the less well known databases and their content.  If you are used to using Lloyd’s Law Reports online then you will need no introduction to i-law but those of you who have never used it before may be a little confused,… Read More »

Nativity Nightmares

Perhaps last weekend, with your Christmas shopping complete, you sat down to watch the film Nativity! or indeed perhaps Nativity 2 or Nativity 3.  Arguably it won’t really have mattered whether you were watching Nativity! or Nativity 2  as essentially the premise in each is the same; Primary School children, putting on a Christmas play, in difficult circumstances.  A light-hearted easy film, excellent cast and ideal for watching with children, especially… Read More »

Miracle on 34th Street

In our Law Library Christmas Films series, I have chosen Miracle on 34th Street, a seasonal classic from 1947, written and directed by George Seaton and starring Maureen O’Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn and a very young Natalie Wood. (There is also a 1994 version with Richard Attenborough and Mara Wilson which is pretty good… Read More »