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We’re always keen to hear your feedback on the Library service. There are various ways you can let us know what you think:-

  • email Library-Guildford@law.ac.uk
  • come and tell us!
  • last but not least the student surveys which are going out to all students soon contain a section on the Library resources/staff/service

Please use any/all of the above to let us know what you like/don’t like. It really helps us to know what we’re doing right and what we can improve on.

How to access LPC textbooks electronically as e-books or pdfs

LPC textbooks are available to LPC students as pdfs or e-book files on Elite.

To access or download your e-books, please go to: http://library.law.ac.uk/

Then under the HOW TO menu, click on the link: ‘Access eTextbooks’.

You will need to enter your Elite login details.  You will then be presented with a list of folders.  When you open a folder you will see the pdfs and the ebook files available for download.

If you wish to download the ebook files onto a device please use the Trouble shooting guide: eTextbooks trouble shooting.

More than 100 new textbooks now available online!

Exciting news – all University of Law students now have online access to over 100 of the key practitioner texts (key textbooks used by solicitors and barristers in practice).  These include Snell’s equity, McGregor on Damages, Archbold, Chitty on Contracts, Clerk & Lindsell on Torts, Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence, Emmet & Farrand on Title, Exclusion Clauses & Unfair Contract Terms, IDS Employment Law Handbooks, O’Hare & Browne Civil Litigation, Palmer’s Company Law and many more….

You can access these resources via Westlaw . Login to Westlaw from the library services portal, then choose “Books”:


Announcing the addition of Jordans Company Law Online service



      Fantastic new online content added to University of Law library resources!



In order to improve access to major practitioner works for students and staff, we are gradually increasing the number of legal titles available online or as ebook  versions. We’re very pleased to bring you the latest addition – Company Law Online – which replaces the print title “Gore Browne on Companies” and joins our other subscription from Jordan publishing, Family Law Online.

All of the same content and more – additional materials include 2 extra bulletins and a consolidated legislation database.

Improved availability – access via the Library Portal from anywhere at any time, regardless of how many other people are using it, on mobile devices as well as desk-top, fully searchable and with the facility to create pdfs of screen content.

New books in the Library


Sport, mediation and arbitration

Mediation advocacy

Redfern and Hunter on International Arbitration

Banking & Finance

Blackstone’s guide to the Financial Services and Markets Act

The law and practice of documentary letters of credit

Business & Company

Directors’ disqualifications and insolvency restrictions

The law of limited liability partnerships


Goode on Commercial Law

Constitutional & Administrative

What’s wrong with the British constitution?


A-Z of contract clauses

Understanding contract law


EC competition law handbook

Butterworths competition law handbook 2009


Handbook of internet crime

Youth justice and the youth court

Sexual offences handbook

Anti-social behaviour orders – a special bulletin

Defending young people


Employment Tribunals

Munkman on employer’s liability

Tribunal practice and Procedure

Tolley’s health and safety and work handbook

Employment tribunal claims

European Union

Principles of European constitutional law


Family law handbook

Rights, gender and family law

Unlocking matrimonial assets on divorce

Human Rights

Texts and materials on international human rights

Textbook on international human rights

Human rights in the investigation and prosecution of crime


International refugee law

Blackstone’s guide to the Borders, Citizenship and Immigration Act

Intellectual Property

Butterworths intellectual property law handbook

Intellectual property law


Butterworths insolvency law handbook

Sealy & Milman: Annotated guide to insolvency legislation

McPherson’s law of company liquidation


Cohabitation and trusts of land

Litigation – Civil

The civil procedure rules 10 years on

Litigation – Criminal

Criminal litigation handbook 2009-2010

Advising mentally disordered offenders

Media & Entertainment

The law of virtual worlds and internet social networks

Personal Injury

Corporate liability : Work related deaths and criminal prosecutions

The legal, medical and cultural regulation of the body

Assessment of mental capacity

Planning & Environment

Regulation, enforcement and governance of environmental law

Skills – Negoitiating

Mediator skills and techniques


The UK tax system: An introduction


Emerging issues in tort law


Mental Health Act manual

Support for asylum seekers and other migrants



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